ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Protect The Harvest Advisory Committee

Nancy Halpern

Nancy E. Halpern is a partner, registered patent attorney,founder and chair of the Animal Law Practice Group at Fox Rothschild LLP, and former chair of the Animal Law Practice Committee of the New Jersey State Bar Association. She is also an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law where she teaches Animal Law. Previously working as a licensed veterinarian in New Jersey, she has served as director of the Division of Animal Health for the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and New Jersey's state veterinarian, and served on the State Board of Veterinary Medicine Examiners (SBVME) for nearly a decade. In these posts, she was responsible for the state’s emergency response regarding animal care concerns in the event of natural or man-made disasters; supervision of the sole animal health diagnostic laboratory in New Jersey; and implementation of regulatory and statutory provisions governing animal care, well-being and safety, as well as animal disease surveillance and control.


Dallas Hockman

Dallas Hockman has a long history in agricultural business, both domestic and internationally. He has an extensive background in the area of sales, marketing, product development, brand management, business management, and public relations. Dallas is the Vice President of Industry Relations for the National Pork Producers Council. In his current role he is responsible for enhancing relationships with retailers, foodservice, and food manufactures with the pork supply chain. He serves as spokesman for Industry Issues to the food chain and leads the Crisis Management and Response for the food chain.


Previous to NPPC, Dallas was Vice President of Demand Enhancement for the National Pork Board, responsible for the National Pork Board’s product marketing programs worldwide. Prior to joining National Pork Board, Dallas held marketing and management positions for Cargill and Purina Mills. Dallas has served on several agriculture association boards, advisory panels, and task forces. He currently serves on the Executive Committee Board of Directors of the Animal Ag Alliance. A native of Missouri, Mr. Hockman earned bachelors and master’s degrees in animal science from the University of Missouri.


Tad Whitten

Tad Whitten has been the owner and operator of Motorsports Management, Inc. for the past 30 years. He was born and raised on his family's farm which was homesteaded in the 1800's. His youth years were spent on the family dairy farm and during the summers he would work on his uncle's cow calf ranch in Iowa. Tad and his wife were both in 4-H and were also FFA officers in high school. His son has also followed in his footsteps in the same organizations. His family history in American agriculture can be traced back 6 generations and were involved in many agriculture organizations, agriculture education programs, and agriculture companies.


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