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
Farmer/Rancher
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: 2017-2019 (2nd Term)


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

Dr. Roch Gaussoin
Professor and Department Head
Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

Duration: 2017-2019


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
Professor/Nutritionist
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. Kenrett Jefferson-Moore
Professor
North Carolina A&T University
Greensboro, NC

Duration: 2017-2019


M. 1994 Equity in Education Land-Grant Institutions

Dr. Michael Oltrogge
Presdient
Nebraska Indian Community College
Macy, NE

Affiliations: American Indian Higher Education Consortium

Duration: 2017-2019


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
Chancellor
Inter American  University of Puerto Rico, San German Campus
San Juan, PR

Duration: 2016-2018 (2nd Term)


P. American Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Mark Lawrence
Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS

Affiliations: Association of American Veterinary Colleges

Duration: 2017-2019


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

Robin Beck
Owner, Rockin’ Sheep Products
Livermore Falls, ME

Duration: 2017-2019


U. National Consumer Interest Groups

Richard De Los Santos
Coordinator for Horticulture, Produce and Forestry Marketing
Texas Department of Agriculture
Austin, TX

Duration: 2017-2019


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: 2014-2017 (2nd Term, extended one year)


W. National Conservation or Natural Resource Groups

Dr. Carrie L. Castille
Consultant, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Beaux Bridge, LA

Affiliations: Southern Region Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Leader Network

Duration: 2014-2017 (2nd Term, extended one year)


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
Professor
Colorado State University
Dept. of Agriculture and Resource Economics
Fort Collins, CO

Affiliations: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association

Duration: 2015-2017 (2nd Term)