National Turkey Federation Staff

Joel Brandenberger


Rebecca Faust

Vice President of Member Services

Lindy Froebel, Ph.D.

Vice President of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs

Laycee Gibson

Member Services & Communications Manager

Shelby Newman

Communications and Marketing Advisor

Leslee Oden

Senior Vice President of Legislative 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.