Stephanie Carlson

Stephanie Carlson
Assistant Vice President of State and National Relations
Operations & State and National Relations

Stephanie ‘Steph’ Carlson serves as the Assistant Vice President of State and National Relations for the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). In her role, Steph supports program staff at the state and national level and serves as the primary point of contact for state pork associations.

Carlson most recently served as U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst’s (R-IA) deputy legislative director and policy advisor. She also has worked for U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and former U.S. Rep. David Young (IA-03). Additionally, Carlson was the producer outreach and federal policy director at the Iowa Pork Producers Association.

An Iowa native, Carlson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in animal science from Iowa State University. In addition to her professional achievements, Steph is a First Lieutenant and serves as the company executive officer of Alpha Company, 1-133d Infantry Battalion in the Iowa Army National Guard.