NDA names Brittany Mally as new Division of Food and Nutrition Deputy Administrator


Ciara Ressel
Public Information Officer
SPARKS, Nev. - August 22, 2023

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) announced Brittany Mally as the new Division of Food and Nutrition Deputy Administrator. Brittany will be leading the Division of Food and Nutrition alongside Patricia Hoppe, who was named as the new Division Administrator in May.

“Brittany is passionate about nutrition and the impact it has on people, especially in Nevada,” said NDA Division of Food and Nutrition Administrator Patricia Hoppe. “I am confident her knowledge and experience will provide a great foundation for her to succeed in this new role.”

Brittany originally started her career at the NDA in 2015 in school nutrition, after which she moved to the Douglas County School District as the Director of School Nutrition programs. Brittany returned to the NDA in 2021 as the School Nutrition supervisor.

Brittany has her Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of New Mexico and a Masters of Family and Consumer Sciences in Dietetics from Iowa State University. In her free time, she also serves on the board of the Nevada School Nutrition Association.

About the Nevada Department of Agriculture

The Nevada Department of Agriculture (NDA) mission is to preserve, protect and promote Nevada’s agriculture. The department has 225 dedicated employees providing services in its five divisions, Administrative Services, Animal Industry, Measurement Standards, Food and Nutrition, and Plant Health and Compliance. The department’s $288 million budget facilitates regulatory and administrative work in agriculture and food manufacturing industries, protecting public and environmental health and worker safety, and providing food distribution and oversight for the United States Department of Agriculture’s school and community nutrition programs.