Board Members

A. National Farm Organization

Don Villwock
Farmer and President
Indiana Farm Bureau
Edwardsport, IN

Duration: 2016-2018

B. Farm Cooperatives

James P. Goodman
Owner / Farmer
Northwood Farm
Wonewoc, WI

Affiliations: Scenic Central Milk Producers Coop.; Hillsboro Farmers Coop.; Coop. Country Partners; Heartland Farmers Coop.; and Genex Coop.

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)

C. Food Animal Commodity Producer

Wathina M. Luthi
Luthi Farms, LLC, Gage, OK

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)

D. Plant Commodity Producer

Chalmers Carr III
Owner, Titan Farms, LLC
Ridge Spring, SC

Duration: 2015-2017

E. National Aquaculture Association

Jeremy Liley
President/ Aquatic Biologist
Liley Fisheries and Aquatic Consulting
Windsor, CO

Affiliations: The National Aquaculture Association

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)

F. National Food Animal Science Society

Dr. Govind Kannan
Dean and Director
College of Agriculture, Family Sciences, and Technology
Fort Valley State University
Fort Valley, GA

Affiliations: American Society of Animal Science

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)

G. National Crop, Soil, Agronomy, Horticulture, or Weed Science Society

Dr. Robert W. Taylor
Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs
Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL

Affiliations: American Society of Agronomy; Crop Science Society of America; and Soil Science Society of America

Duration: 2014-2016 (2nd Term)

H. National Food Science Organization

Dr. Mark R. McLellan
Vice President of Research & Dean of the School of Graduate Studies
Utah State University
Logan, UT

Affiliations: Institute of Food Technologists

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)

I. National Human Health Association

Dr. Patsy M. Brannon, RD
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Affiliations: American Society for Nutrition

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)

J. National Nutritional Science Society

Dr. Adriana Campa
Associate Professor of Nutrition
Florida International University
Miami, FL

Affiliations: American Dietetic Association and the American Society of Nutrition

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)

K. 1862 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities

Dr. Milo J. Shult
Vice President for Agriculture
University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Doss, TX

Affiliations: Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)

L. 1890 Land-Grant Colleges and Universities

Dr. Chandra Reddy
School of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
Tennessee State University
Nashville, TN

Affiliations: Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

Duration: 2014-2016 (2nd Term)

M. 1994 Equity in Education Land-Grant Institutions

Chad Waukechon
Dean of Letters and Sciences
College of Menominee Nation
Kashena, WI

Affiliations: American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Duration: 2015-2016 (2nd Term)

N. Non-Land Grant College or University w/ Historic Commitment to Research in Food and Agricultural Sciences

Dr. Annette Levi
Professor and Department Chair, Agricultural Business
California State University - Fresno
Fresno, CA

Duration: 2016-2018

O. Hispanic-serving Institutions

Dr. Agnes Mojica
Inter American  University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus
San Juan, PR

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)

P. American Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Neil Olson
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO

Duration: 2014-2016

Q. Transportation of Food and Agricultural Products to Domestic and Foreign Markets

Robert Fay
Vice President, Seminole Gulf Railway LP
Fort Myers, FL

Duration: 2016-2018

R. Food Retailing and Marketing Interests

Dr. Molly McAdams
Co-Founder, Om3
San Antonio, TX

Duration: 2016-2018

S. Food and Fiber Processors

Julia Sabin
Vice President of Industry and Government Affairs
The J.M. Smucker Company
Orville, OH

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)

T. Rural Economic Development

Twilya L'Ecuyer
Owner, CURE Group and Owner/Farmer, L'Ecuyer Farms and L'Ecuyer Gardens
Morrowville, KS

Duration: 2014-2016

U. National Consumer Interest Groups

Dr. Rita W. Green
Assistant Extension Professor
School of Human Sciences
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Affiliations: National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education

Duration: 2014-2016 (2nd Term)

V. National Forestry Group

Dr. Steven B. Daley-Laursen
Senior Executive
Office of the Vice President of Research and Economic Development
Professor of Forest Ecology and Bio-geosciences
College of Natural Resources
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID

Affiliations: National Association of University Forest Resources Programs

Duration: 2014-2016 (2nd Term)

W. National Conservation or Natural Resource Groups

Dr. Carrie L. Castille
Associate Commissioner and Science Advisor to the Commissioner
Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
Baton Rouge, LA

Affiliations: Southern Region Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader Network

Duration: 2014-2016 (2nd Term)

X. Private Sector Organization involved in International Development

Richard Tracy
Vice President, International Programs
Global Cold Chain Alliance
Alexandria, VA

Duration: 2016-2018

Y. National Social Science Associations

Dr. Dawn Thilmany
Colorado State University
Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Economics
Fort Collins, CO

Affiliations: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)