LEAH DEMAREE has joined the Memphis-based Cotton Board as its new communications assistant.

“Leah's education and background experience has prepared her to be an effective communicator to relate Cotton Incorporated research and promotion program activities to our cotton producer and importer board members and alternates,” said Brad Robb, director of communications.

A graduate from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a BS in communications, her experience includes internships with the Titans Radio Network in Nashville as well as the Ingram Group, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based public relations firm.

The Cotton Board administers and oversees the Cotton Research and Promotion Program conducted by Cotton Incorporated for America's cotton producers and importers.