National Turkey Federation Staff

Joel Brandenberger


Beth Breeding

Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Rebecca Faust

Director of Member Services

Lindy Froebel, Ph.D.

Director for Scientific and Regulatory Affairs

Laycee Gibson

Association Services Coordinator

Campbell McCarthy

Communications Specialist

Leslee Oden

Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Lisa Wallenda Picard

Senior Vice President of Policy, Trade and Regulatory Affairs

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.