The NPPC Team

We serve you from where we can do the most good—with two fully-staffed offices. Our Washington, D.C. office is close to regulators and legislators, and our Des Moines, Iowa office is close to many of our producers. NPPC has seasoned and well-respected professionals with great familiarity with the industry no matter what location. Learn more about them below.

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Bryan Humphreys
Chief Executive Officer
Headquarters Office
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Michael Formica
Chief Legal Strategist
Public Policy Office
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Nick Giordano
Vice President and Counsel, Global Government Affairs
Public Policy office
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Maria C. Zieba
Vice President of International Affairs
Public Policy office
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Cody McKinley
Vice President of State and National Relations
Headquarters Office
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Dallas Hockman
Vice President of Industry Relations
Headquarters Office
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Craig Boelling
Vice President of Resource Development
Headquarters Office
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Annemarie Pender
Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications
Public Policy Office
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Holly Cook
Staff Economist
Public Policy office
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Chase Adams
Director of Congressional Relations
Public Policy Office
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Andrew Bailey
Science & Technology, Legal Counsel
Public Policy office
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Dr. Anna Forseth
Director of Animal Health
Public Policy office
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Dr. Ashley Johnson
Director of Food Policy
Public Policy office
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Dr. Trachelle Carr
International Technical Services Specialist
Public Policy office
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Tyler Bettin
Assistant Vice President, Producer Services
Headquarters office
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Pete Houska
Regional Senior Director of Producer Services
Headquarters Office
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Josh Scramlin
Regional Director of Producer Services (IN, MI, OH)
Headquarters Office
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Brad Schmidt
Regional Director of Producer Services (MN)
Headquarters Office
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Doug Fricke
Director of Trade Show Marketing
Headquarters office
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Halicia Hamlett
Investor and Member Support
Headquarters Office
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Janine VanVark
Director, Outreach Marketing
Headquarters Office
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Mikayla Dolch
Manager of Marketing and Digital Communications
Headquarters Office
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Trang Anderson
Office Manager
Public Policy office
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Tess Derrick
Administrative Assistant
Headquarters Office
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Angela O’Hara
Executive Assistant to the CEO & Board of Directors
Headquarters Office
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Lucy Russell
Accounting Administrator
Headquarters Office
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Denise Veldhuizen
Director of Operations
Headquarters Office
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Lauren Swanson
Meeting and Events Planner
Headquarters Office
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Jeff Smouse
Chief Financial Officer
Headquarters Office