NASDA Staff Directory

Britt Aasmundstad

Associate Director, Public Policy - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Britt Aasmundstad is a North Dakota native who grew up in a farming family in the northeastern part of the state. She is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, MN with a degree in political science and communication studies. Following graduation, Britt worked at the North Dakota Department of Agriculture as a policy analyst with a broad portfolio of issues from transportation to…

DeWitt Ashby

Director, Trade Shows & Grants Management - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

DeWitt Ashby joined the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) in January 1983 to work on NASDA’s first trade show later that year in Atlanta. While at NASDA he has worked on all thirty-four trade show events co-sponsored by the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and NASDA, including the five original NASDA shows, 16 US Food Export Showcases (15 with the Food…

Nathan Bowen

Director, Public Policy - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Nathan Bowen is Director of Public Policy at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture, which represents the commissioners, secretaries and directors of the state departments of agriculture from all fifty states and four U.S. territories. He directs the Association’s policy activities, with a specific focus on environment and international trade policy. Previously,…

Amanda Culp

Director, Communications - NASDA

Office Phone Number
202-296-9680

Amanda grew up in Gainesville, Texas and is a 2010 graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Forestry and 2013 graduate of the University of Maryland with an M.P.S. in Geographic Information Science. Amanda started with NASDA as an intern in January 2011 and become a part of the staff team in February 2012. Amanda is responsible for managing NASDA's website, social media,…

Martha Dale

Director, Finance - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Martha grew up in eastern North Carolina and graduated from the University of Richmond with a B.S.B.A. in Accounting. She is a licensed CPA and has worked with not-for-profit groups in the DC area for over 5 years.

Bob Ehart

Senior Policy & Science Advisor - NASDA

Office Phone Number
202-296-9680

Dr. Barb Glenn

Chief Executive Officer - NASDA

Office Phone Number
202-296-9680

Dr. Barbara Glenn recently joined the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) as CEO on August 18, 2014. Dr. Glenn is a scientist with decades of experience as a policy researcher and advocate for agriculture. She previously served as Senior Vice President of Science and Regulatory Affairs for CropLife America, where she was responsible for developing policies and…

Carly Grether

Associate Director, Development & Communications - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Carly is a native Californian, whose family has been involved in the agricultural industry for over 50 years growing lemons and avocados. Prior to joining NASDA, Carly interned in marketing and communications at the American Bar Association and Meals on Wheels America and worked for Zulily, a Seattle-based start- up curating merchandise and managing online daily deals for members. Carly…

Janell Hendren

Associate Director, Public Policy & Food Safety Programs - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296 -9680

Prior to joining NASDA, Hendren served as the National Affairs Coordinator for the Florida Farm Bureau Federation where she focused on grassroots organization tactics and developed policy on labor, trade, water quality, and a variety of other farm programs. Hendren also worked at the Prosper Group, John Quinones for Congress, and Adam Hasner for U.S. Senate. Hendren has a Bachelor’s of…

Charlie Ingram

NASS Program Director - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Charlie Ingram is the NASS Program Director for the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA).  He took the position in March 2009 and oversees all administrative, personnel and enumerator field activities for the NASS-NASDA cooperative program. For the past 10 years, Charlie was NASDA’s Director of Legislative & Regulatory Affairs and handled natural resources,…

Megan McDonald

Director, Meetings & Events and Assistant to the CEO - NASDA

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Megan was born and raised in South Texas where she participated in 4-H and FFA, showing various animals and participating in FFA judging competitions. She attended Texas A & M University and graduated with a B.S. in Agricultural Journalsim in August 2005. While attending Texas A & M Megan interned at NASDA; an opportunity made available through the Agriculture & Natural Resources…

Felicity Mejeris

Administrative Coordinator

Office Phone Number
202-296-9680

Felicity grew up in a small, rural town in north-central Florida. Her passion for the agricultural industry started at a young age with her involvement in 4-H and FFA. She attended the University of Florida and has a B.S. in Agricultural Communication and Leadership Development. While studying at UF, she interned with the Florida Farm Bureau Federation in the National Affairs department.…

Elizabeth Rowland

Director, Human Resource Administration and Assistant Director, Finance

Office Phone Number
(202) 296-9680

Elizabeth was born and raised in Southeast Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.S. in Agricultural Communications.  Before joining the NASDA team in 2013, Elizabeth spent 5 years in the classroom teaching high school students Agriculture Education.  In 2010, she received her Master’s in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication from UGA.