As Director, Sarah leads the firm’s communications programs, implements government affairs, issues management, and coalition building projects, and assists with client development efforts.
A California native, Sarah Hubbart joined Michael Torrey Associates in 2012.
She has extensive issues management and media relations experience, honed in positions at the Animal Agriculture Alliance and the National Association of Conservation Districts and as a journalist.
At the Animal Agriculture Alliance, Sarah helped provide a united voice for all sectors of animal agriculture. She coordinated a diverse coalition that addressed critical issues on behalf of the nation’s farmers and ranchers. During her time with the National Association of Conservation Districts, she advocated for the nation’s 3,000 local conservation districts and helped build partnerships with federal and state agencies.
Hubbart has a master’s degree in media and public affairs from George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications and political science from California State University, Chico. She was named a Bryce Harlow Foundation Fellow for advocacy with integrity and is active in several professional agricultural communications organizations, including the National Association of Farm Broadcasters and Agriculture Relations Council. She lives in D.C. and is active in her community.