Oregon Winegrowers Association (OWA) update
Jana McKamey is responsible for strengthening and representing the Oregon wine industry’s voice in regulatory and government affairs matters at the federal, state and local levels. She oversees day-to-day operations in support of the association’s mission. Jana has nearly 15 years of government affairs experience, serving as a senior advisor to the European Union Delegation in Washington, D.C., and in the lobbying practice at a D.C. law firm. She also completed internships with the U.S. Senate and European Parliament. Jana brings wine industry exposure to her position after having worked in retail wine shops in Washington, D.C., and London and an agricultural perspective from growing up in a farming family. Jana is a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service with a master’s degree in international affairs / international business diplomacy. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in history and German from the University of Northern Colorado. She is a 2001 recipient of a Fulbright grant to Germany.