World Pork Expo 2022 Media Kit

JUNE 8–10, 2022 | IOWA STATE FAIRGROUNDS | DES MOINES, IOWA

Your one-stop shop for digital resources during World Pork Expo

Welcome to World Pork Expo brought to you by the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). We encourage you to explore the show to experience the latest in pork marketing and management, legislative updates, animal health, environmental topics and other issues affecting the industry.

 

As a valued media partner, this page is designed to provide you with access to important information during your visit. Official printed programs and other event updates are available in the Media Center.

Media Events

NPPC will be host a series of media events at World Pork Expo that we hope you will attend. Here is a preview:

 

  • A New Path Forward Press Conference: June 8, 8:00 AM (CT)
  • NPPC Connect on Repositioning: June 8, 9:15 AM (CT)
  • Legislative Priorities Press Conference; June 8, 3:30 PM (CT)
  • NPPC Connect on Legislative Priorities: June 9, 2:00 PM (CT)

Please use this link to view the entire World Pork Expo media events schedule.

CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have requests outside of the NPPC scheduled events, we kindly ask you to direct your requests to:

 

Annemarie Pender
National Pork Producers Council
202-464-3375 (x375)

 

Betsy Rado
Bader Rutter
219-765-7249

For questions related to the trade show, please contact:

 

Johnna Decker
Spinutech
563-451-4627

 

Marlys Miller
Spinutech
608-334-1675

Social Media

Join us in conversations about World Pork Expo and the pork industry on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

 

We encourage you to use #WPX22 when talking about the World Pork Expo.

Meet the Team

Leadership

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Bryan Humphreys – CEO

Bryan Humphreys is responsible for the overall implementation of all NPPC programs.

Humphreys’ position requires him to spend time in both Des Moines, Iowa, the national office of NPPC, and in Washington, D.C.

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Nick Giordano – Vice President and Counsel, Global Government Affairs

Nick Giordano leads NPPC’s DC office and is involved in all aspects of policy issues as they impact the interests of U.S. pork producers. Areas of focus span agriculture, economics, energy, environment, food policy, immigration, production, science and technology, tax, and trade.

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Annemarie Pender – Assistant Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Annemarie has overall responsibility for NPPC communications strategy, planning and execution. She oversees external communications, including media relations and digital communications and supports NPPC’s public policy, industry relations and resource development teams.

NPPC Officers

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Terry Wolters – President

Terry Wolters of Pipestone, Minnesota is the owner of Stoney Creek Farms and a partner in the Pipestone System. Wolters’ industry involvement has spanned numerous state organizations, including Minnesota Pork Producers Association, South Dakota Pork Producers Council and the Minnesota Farm Bureau.

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Scott Hays – President Elect

Scott Hays is a fifth-generation pork producer and as the CEO of Two Mile Pork, LLC, oversees all aspects of production and business operations. The business includes 5,200 sows in a farrow-to-finish enterprise marketing 125,000 pigs annually. Scott represents producers on various national committees and is active in agricultural organizations in Missouri.

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Lori Stevermer – Vice President

Lori Stevermer and her husband Dale raise pigs and crops near Easton, MN. Lori is the Marketing Manager for Hubbard Feeds, having spent her time in sales and marketing in the animal nutrition business for 30+ years. Lori enjoys advocating for the pork industry at local, state and national events.

Subject Matter Experts

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Andrew Bailey – Science & Technology, Legal Counsel

Andrew partners with the vice president of global government affairs to manage advocacy of NPPC science and technology policies, which include, but are not limited to, animal welfare, animal heath, and food safety. He works closely and collaboratively with NPPC’s chief veterinarian and the vice president of industry relations.

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Jack Detiveaux – Manager of Competition, Labor and Tax Issues

Jack is the point person for NPPC on mandatory price reporting, issues related to buying and selling hogs and pork, labor issues, budget and appropriations issues and industry economic issues. He is a registered lobbyist and reports to NPPC vice president and counsel for global government affairs Nick Giordano.

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Michael Formica – Assistant Vice President and General Counsel

Michael works with federal agencies, the White House and congressional lawmakers on regulatory and legal issues impacting pork and livestock producers.

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Anna Forseth, DVM – Director of Animal Health

Dr. Forseth works on pre-harvest animal health and public health issues. Areas of focus include animal welfare, antimicrobial use and resistance, and foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness. Dr. Forseth works closely with Dr. Liz Wagstrom and reports to NPPC science and technology legal counsel.

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Liz Wagstrom, DVM – Chief Veterinarian

In her capacity as chief veterinarian, Dr. Wagstrom works on domestic and international animal health matters and on-farm production and public health issues, including antimicrobial use and resistance. Dr. Wagstrom also manages NPPC’s advocacy efforts relating to foreign animal disease prevention and preparedness.

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Maria Zieba – Assistant Vice President of International Affairs

Maria supports the NPPC vice president and counsel for global government affairs on international policy and NPPC’s trade policy program which focuses on opening, maintaining and increasing market access for U.S. pork.

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NPPC Issue Papers

Use these links to access our latest position papers on the issues at the top of our agenda:

 

International Trade

Foreign Animal Disease

Agricultural Workforce

World Pork Expo Press Releases