National Turkey Federation Staff

Joel Brandenberger


Beth Breeding

Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Hayden Demos

Member Services & Legislative Affairs Coordinator

Dr. Lindy Froebel, PhD

Senior Advisor for Scientific & Regulatory Affairs

Rebecca Mackey

Senior Manager of Member Services

Leslee Oden

Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Lisa Wallenda Picard

Senior Vice President of Policy, Trade and Regulatory Affairs

Shelby Shaw

Communications Manager

Damon Wells


NTF’s professional staff specializes in government relations, regulatory affairs, scientific and technical issues, marketing and communications and member services and recruitment. Most importantly, they all love eating turkey whether it’s on the Thanksgiving table, in a classic turkey sandwich or hot off the grill.