IDFA Team

Our Team

IDFA’s talented team works in a culture that is open, flexible and responsive to the needs of our members. Take a moment to meet our team, our executives, and our subject matter experts. Working together, we are dedicated to making a difference for dairy.

IDFA Team

Michael Dykes

President & CEO

J. David Carlin

Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy

Matt Herrick

Senior Vice President, Executive & Strategic Communications

Neil Moran

Senior Vice President, Finance, Administration & Trade Show

Heather Soubra

Chief of Staff

Joseph Scimeca

Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs

Thomas Wojno

Senior Vice President of Innovation and Member Advancement

John Allan

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and International Standards

Taylor Boone

Regulatory Affairs Coordinator

Tracy Boyle

Director, Employee Relations and Administrative Services

Rob Carpenter

Director, Information Technology

Cindy Cavallo

Senior Director of Membership

Victoria Encarnacion

Coordinator, Membership and Programs

Michael Goodin

Manager, Multimedia and Digital Content

Donald Grady

Director, Legislative Affairs

Andrew Jerome

Director, External and Member Communications

Adrian King

Assistant, Administrative Services

Melissa Lembke

Director of Programs & Partnerships

Jessica Matsko

Coordinator, Administration & Accounting Services

Colin Newman

Director, Political Affairs and Strategic Programs

Danielle Quist

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Counsel

Becky Rasdall

Vice President, Trade Policy and International Affairs

Josie Wagler

Executive Assistant

Tyesha Wilson

Manager, Accounting Services

Executive Team

Michael Dykes

President & CEO

J. David Carlin

Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy

Matt Herrick

Senior Vice President, Executive & Strategic Communications

Neil Moran

Senior Vice President, Finance, Administration & Trade Show

Joseph Scimeca

Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs

Heather Soubra

Chief of Staff

Thomas Wojno

Senior Vice President of Innovation and Member Advancement

Subject Matter Experts

Michael Dykes

President & CEO

J. David Carlin

Senior Vice President of Legislative Affairs and Economic Policy

Matt Herrick

Senior Vice President, Executive & Strategic Communications

Joseph Scimeca

Senior Vice President, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs

John Allan

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and International Standards

Donald Grady

Director, Legislative Affairs

Colin Newman

Director, Political Affairs and Strategic Programs

Danielle Quist

Vice President, Regulatory Affairs and Counsel

Becky Rasdall

Vice President, Trade Policy and International Affairs