FSLI Fellows

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Cohort #12, 2016-2018    
     
Aday
Derek Aday
Assistant Director of Academic Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University
beasley
John Beasley
Professor and Head, Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Auburn University
Blanton
John Blanton
Department Head, Animal and Dairy Science, Mississippi State University

bowerman
Bill Bowerman
Professor and Chair, Environmental Science & Technology, University of Maryland

Cooper
Theressa Cooper
Assistant Dean for Diversity, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Iowa State University

Daie
Rosalind Dale
Extension Administrator (Interim), School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Cooperative Extension, NC A & T State University
farkas
Brian Farkas
Professor and Head, Food Science, Purdue University

Godfrey
Bob Godfrey
Director, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of the Virgin Islands
Holmes
Gerald Holmes
Director, Strawberry Center, College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Hurley
Sean Hurley
Professor, Department of Agribusiness, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Hyde
Jeff Hyde
Associate Head, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education, Penn State Extension

Ivan
David Ivan
Director Greening Michigan Institute, Extension, Michigan State University


Jackson
Gary Jackson
Director, Mississippi State University Extension Service (MSU-ES), Mississippi State University

Kouba
Andy Kouba
Professor and Department Head, Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University
Mackay
Wayne Mackay
Professor Dept Head Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, University of Arkansas

Mathew
Alan Mathew
Professor and Head, Animal Science, Purdue University

Mellion-Patin
Dawn Mellion-Patin
Vice Chancellor for Extension, Southern University Agriculture Research and Extension Center
Millenbah
Kelly Millenbah
Associate Dean and Director, Academic and Student Affairs, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University
Motsinger-Reif
Alison Motsinger-Reif
Assistant Dept Head, Director, Bioinformatics Consulting and Service Core, Statistics, NC State University
Namwamba
Grace Namwamba
Professor and Chair, Human Ecology, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Rennekamp
Roger Rennekamp
Associate Dean and Director, Ohio State University Extension, The Ohio State University
Snyder
Liz Snyder
MPH Program Coordinator and Associate Professor Department of Health Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorge and Alaska Food Policy Council (AFPC) Co-Chair

Terp
Megan Terp
Research Scientist, Global Product Development, Abbott Nutrition




Tyler
Quentin Tyler
Assistant Dean/Director of Office of Diversity, College of Agriculture Food and Environment, University of Kentucky


Ward
Joy Ward
Dean’s Professor of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas

Yoder
Mike Yoder
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Associate Director, State Program Leader, 4-H/FCS, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University
 
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Cohort #11, 2015-2017    
     
Alston
Antoine Alston
Associate Dean for Academic Studies, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, NC A & T
State University


Anding
Jenna Anding
Professor and Associate Department Head for Extension, Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Texas A&M University


Balschweid
Mark Balschweid
Department Head, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communication, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Beck
Mary Beck
Professor & Department Head of Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Mississippi State University


Wei-Ning
William Chen Wei Ning
Professor, Director of Food Science & Technology Programme, School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, Singapore, Nanyang Technological University

Clary
Cynda Clary
Associate Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State Universtiy



Dahl
Geoff Dahl
Professor & Chair of Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural & Life Sciences, University of Florida







Dole
John Dole
Department Head, Horticulture, (Currently serving as Interim Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs) College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University




Donovan
Sharon Donovan
Professor and Melissa M. Noel Endowed Chair, Director of the Illinois Transdisciplinary Obesity Prevention Program, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES), University of Illinois


Edgar
Leslie Edgar
Assistant Dean of Student Programs
Director, Bumpers College Honors Program & International Programs Office, University of Arkansas
Gerrard
David Gerrard
Professor and Head, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech


Golden
David Golden
Professor, Food Microbiology, Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Tennessee

Hadley
Gregg Hadley
Assistant Director – Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community Development, Kansas State University’s K-State Research and Extension, Kansas State University
Hargrove
Tasha Hargrove
Assistant to the Dean for Outreach, Tuskegee University



Houtz
Bob Houtz
Professor, Chair, Food and Environment, Department of Horticulture, University of Kentucky


     
Levine
Jay Levine
Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University
Martin
Ed Martin
County Extension Director, Maricopa County Cooperative Extension, University of Arizona
Meng
Jianghong Meng
Professor and Director, Joint Institute for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, University of Maryland
     
Neisler
Gretchen Neisler
Director, Center for Global Connections, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University


Odle
Jack Odle
Professor, Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University



Phillips
Mike Phillips
Department Head and Professor, Plant & Soil Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Mississippi State University


Risco
Carlos Risco
Chair and Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Florida



Sherry
Christina Sherry
Manager, Scientific and Medical Affairs, Abbott Nutrition



Steinmaus
Scott Steinmaus
Department Head Horticulture and Crop Science, College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Wardlow
George Wardlow
Professor and Department Head, Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology, University of Arkansas

Winter_Nelson
Alex Winter-Nelson
Director, Office of International Programs, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Office of International Programs, University of Illinois
Wommack
Eric Wommack
Deputy Dean & Assoc. Dean of Research and Graduate Programs, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Delaware

     
Zerby
Henry Zerby
Department Chair of Animal Science, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University (Currently serving as Senior Director, Protein-Innovation Quality Supply Chain Co-op, Inc.)
   
     
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Cohort #10, 2014-2016    
     
Robert Burns
Robert Burns
Assistant Dean, University of Tennessee Extension


Nick Cellare
Nick Cellar
Research Scientist and Manager of FSL and RMT Labs, Abbott Nutrition


Gour Choudhury
Gour Choudhury
Department Head, Department
of Food Science and Nutrition, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Shawn Donkin
Shawn Donkin
Assistant Dean & Associate Director of Research and Graduate Education, College of Agriculture, Office of Research, Purdue University


Kim Dooley
Kim Dooley
Assistant Dean for Academic Operations and Professor of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University
Carolyn Dunn
Carolyn Dunn
Department Head, Youth, Family, and Community Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University


     
Montserrat Fuentes
Montserrat Fuentes
Department Head, Statistics, North Carolina State University (Currently serving as Dean of Humanities and Sciences at Virginia Commonwealth University)

Valerie Giddings
Valerie Giddings
Chair Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, (Currently serving as Interim Associate Dean for Research, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences) North Carolina A & T State University
Edwin Jones
Edwin Jones
Associate Dean and Director, Virginia Tech, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginial Tech


Gregory Lardy
Gregory Lardy
Department Head Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University


Nathan McKinney
Nathan McKinney
Assistant Director, Agricultural Experiment Station, Division of Agriculture, University of Arkansas

Nina Lilja
Nina Lilja
Associate Dean, International Agricultural Programs, College of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension, Kansas State University.
Ina Metzger Linville
Ina Metzger Linville
Program Director, MU Extension 4-H Center for Youth Development, University of Missouri
Pamala Morris
Pamala Morris
Assistant Dean/Director, Multicultureal Programs, Purdue University
Ian Munn
Ian Munn
Associate Dean, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University

     
William Nganje
William Nganje
Professor and Chairman, Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University

Nick Place
Nick Place
Dean and Director for Extension, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension, University of Florida
Todd See
Todd See
Department Head Animal Science, North Carolina State University


Michelle Rodgers
Michelle Rodgers
Associate Dean & Director Cooperative Extension, University of Delaware




Clint Rusk
Clint Rusk
Head of Animal Science, Oklahoma State University




Ryan Schmiesing
Ryan Schmiesing
Director, College Communications, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences , (Currently serving as Associate Provost)
The Ohio State University
Jurgen Schwarz
Jurgen Schwarz
Professor and Chair, Agriculture, Food and Resource Sciences, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

 
     
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Cohort #9, 2013-2015    
     
Joe Anderson 
Joe Anderson

Department Head, Agronomy,
Purdue University






 
Titus Awokuse

Chair, Department of Applied Economics & Statistics, University of Delaware (Currently serving as Chair of the Department of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics, Michigan State University)


Kim Babbit 
Kim Babbitt
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of New Hampshire





Kris Boone
Kristina Boone

Department Head, Communications and Agricultural Education, Kansas State University (Currently serving as Director for the Agricultural Technical Institute, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University)

Donna Brown
Associate Dean and Director, Professor, Academic & Student Programs, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Currently serving as Executive Director of the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning) University of Wyoming
Richard Cavaletto
Richard Cavaletto
Executive Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo



Don Conner
Donald Conner
Department Head, Poultry Science, Auburn University



Christopher Daubert
Department Head, Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, North Carolina State University


Henry Fadamiro
Alumni Professor & IPM Coordinator, Entomology & Plant Pathology (Currently serving as Associate Dean for Research, Associate Director of Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station) Auburn University
Brent Hales
Brent Hales
Associate Dean, Center for Community Vitality, Extension (Currently serving
as Senior Associate Dean and Chief Financial Officer of College of Extension) University of Minnesota

Wendy Fink
Associate Director, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU)


Johnny D. Jones
President, Little Priest Tribal College





 
John Killefer

Department Head, Animal and Rangeland Sciences, Oregon State University

Tom Melton 
Tom Melton

Associate and Deputy Director, Cooperative Extension State Leader, ANR/CRD, North Carolina State University
Michael Newman 
Michael Newman

Director, School of Human Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Mississippi State University

     
 
Michael Orth

Chair, Animal and Food Sciences
Texas Tech University


Kirk Pomper 
Kirk Pomper

Associate Research Director, KSU Agriculture Experiment Station, (Currently serving as Interim Land Grant Director) Kentucky State University
Murali Reddy 
Murali Reddy
Section Manager, Abbott Nutrition




     
Curt Rom 
Curt Rom

Director, Bumpers College Honors Program/Co-Director, Center for Agriculture and Rural Sustainability, University of Arkansas (Currently serving as Associate Dean for International Education Graduate School and International Education)
Peter Ryan 
Peter Ryan

Associate Provost, Mississippi State University




Martin Sancho.madriz 
Martin Sancho-Madriz

Department Chair and FST Program Director, Human Nutrition and Food Science, (Currently serving as Associate Dean of the College of Environmental Design) California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Tom Scott 
Tom Scott
Dean, College of Agriculture, Forestry
& Life Sciences (Currently serving as Professor and Dean Emeritus, Department of Animal & Veterinary Sciences) Clemson University

Jane Schuh 
Jane Schuh
Assistant Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources (Currently serving as Interim Dean for the College of Business) North Dakota State University
Scott Shearer 
Scott Shearer
Chair, Food, Agriculture & Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University




Celvia Stovall 
Celvia Stovall
Associate Director, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama A & M University
Ben West 
Ben West
Western Region Director, University of Tennessee Extension, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Al Wysocki 
Allen Wysocki
Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida

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Cohort #8, 2012-2014
   
 
Teresa Balser
Dean College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Florida (Currently serving as Dean of Teaching and Learning for the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia)
 
Jeffrey Boff
Section Manager, Nutrition Product Development, Abbott Nutrition




 
Sylvie Brouder
Director, Purdue University Water Quality Field Station, Purdue University





 
Paul Brown
Associate Director, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Auburn University




 
Steve Damron

Interim Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University (Currently serving as Dean of College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at Tarleton State University)
 
Paul Ellinger
Head of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois





 
Bernard Engel
Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Purdue University


 
Cassel Gardner

Director of FAMU Center for Air and Water Quality, College of Agriculture and Food Science, Florida A & M State University

Tracy Hoover
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State

 
Schuyler Korban
Director of International Programs & Professor of Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology, University of Illinois (Currently Serving as Vice Provost for Office of International & Transnational Affairs at the University of Massachusetts, Boston)
 
Steve Lommel

Associate Director NCARS; Asst VC for Research, Administration-Research Service, (Currently serving as Associate Dean of Research and Director of NCARS for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) North Carolina State University
 
Nina Lyon-Bennett

Chair Human Ecology, University of Maryland Eastern Shore (Currently serving as Director of Member Education, Strategic Research Delivery at the Education Advisory Board team in Education/Research Delivery)

 
Ken Martin
Chair & Associate Director, Programs Ohio State University Extension



 
Jan Peter Nyrop
Senior Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Science, Cornell University


 
Harriett Paul
Director of the Center for International Agricultural Trade, Development Research and Training Office of International Agriculture, Florida A& M State University
 
Paula Peters

Assistant Director, K-State Research & Extension, Kansas State University

 
Lona Robertson

Associate Dean, Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences, University of Arkansas

 
Rick Rudd

Community Viability Chair of Excellence and Department Head, Agricultural & Extension Education, Virginia Tech
 
Janice Swanson

Chair of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University

 
Thomas Thompson

Head of Crop and Soil Environmental Sciences (Currently serving as Associate Dean and Director, International Programs, Virginia Tech)

Christine Wilson

Assistant Dean, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University


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Cohort #7, 2011-2013
baquette 
Barry L. Bequette

Dean, Director of Land-grant Programs; School of Agriculture, Research, Extension and Applied Sciences, Alcorn State University
bollero 
Germán Bollero
Professor and Department Head for Crop Science, College of Agriculture, Consumer & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois
burger 
Wes Burger
Associate Director of MAFES; Associate Director of FWRC, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University

devuyst
Cheryl DeVuyst
Assistant Provost, Academic Affairs, Director, Learning and Student Success Opportunity Center, Oklahoma State University(Currently serving as Professor of Agricultural Economics)



essel 
Albert Essel
Associate Dean for Extension, College of Agriculture & Related Sciences, Cooperative Extension, Delaware State University




graichen 
Ralph Graichen
Research Operations Manager , Abbott Manufacturing Singapore Private Limited, Abbott Nutrition R&D Division (Currently serving as Director of Food and Nutrition for Biomedical Research Council, Agency for Science, Technology and Research)
hafer 
James Hafer
Program Chair and Professor, Agricultural/Natural Resource Sciences, Chief Dull Knife College




  
hendrick 
Ron Hendrick
Director and Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources, (Currently serving as Sr. Associate Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences) The Ohio State University


kairo 
Moses T. K. Kairo

Associate Research
Director/Director CBC, College of Agriculture, Center for Biological Control, Florida A&M University, (Currently serving as Dean of the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences), University of Maryland Eastern Shore
lammi.keefe 
Carol Lammi-Keefe
Department Head, Human Nutrition and Food, School of Human Ecology, Division of Human Nutrition & Food, Louisiana State University


leonard 
Rogers Leonard

Associate Vice-Chancellor of the LSU AgCenter and Associate Director of the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Louisiana State University

  
macdonald 
Ruth MacDonald

Professor and Chair, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University


  
mintert 
Jim Mintert

Assistant Director of Extension, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Purdue University







mintz 
Phil Mintz

Assistant Director, Industrial Extension Service, College of Engineering, North Carolina State University







ravlin 
Bill Ravlin

Associate Director and Professor, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (Currently serving as Chair of the Entomology Department, Michigan State University)


reynolds 
Dan Reynolds

Professor and Endowed Chair of Agronomy, Interim Department Head for Plant & Soil Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Mississippi State University



silitonga 
Maifan Silitonga

Interim Director, Mississippi River Research Center/Center for Ecology & Natural Resources, Alcorn State University (Currently serving as Assistant Dean/Associate Professor, College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems, Kentucky State University)
silva 
Juan L. Silva

Professor & Graduate Coordinator, Department of Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion, Mississippi State University




     
taylor 
Steve Taylor

Professor and Department Head, Biosystems Engineering Department and Director, Center for Bioenergy and Bioproducts, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Auburn University




thulin 
Andy Thulin

Professor and Department Head, Animal Science, Director of Strategic Initiatives, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences (CAFES)) California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
turner 
Elaine Turner

Associate Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, University of Florida (Currently serving as Senior Associate Dean)





     
verghese 
Martha Verghese

Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Food and Animal Sciences, College of Agricultural, Life and Natural Sciences, Alabama A&M University
wiley 
Zelia Z. Wiley

Assistant Dean for Diversity, Director for Diversity Programs Office, College of Agriculture/ K-State Research and Extension, (Currently serving as Interim Associate Provost for Diversity) Kansas State University
 

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Cohort #6, 2010-2012
   
   
     
arthington 
John Arthington

Center Director and Professor, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Range Cattle Research and Education Center, University of Florida




 
Jean Bertrand

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia (currently serving as Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University)

Beyl 
Caula Beyl

Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, University of Tennessee






boehm 
Michael Boehm
Vice Provost for Academic Planning, Professor of Plant Pathology, Office of Academic Affairs, The Ohio State University



Dougg Britton 
Doug Britton

Manager of the Agricultural Technology Research Program, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Food Processing Technology Division, Georgia Institute of Technology


Willian Brown
William Brown
Dean for Research and Director Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Tennessee



Shirley Hymon-Parker
Shirley Hymon-Parker
Associate Dean for Research, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, (Currently serving as Interim Dean) North Carolina A &T University



David J ackson
David Jackson
Research Division/Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Nebraska-Lincoln



Rodney Johnson
Rodney Johnson
Professor of Animal Sciences and Director, Division of Nutritional Sciences, College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois 

Matthew Kuchen
Matthew Kuchan
Senior Principal Research Scientist,
and Group Leader, Discovery Research AN Science Lead of CNLM, Global Cognition Platform Lead





Stacy Livisay
Stacy Livisay

Program Manager, Campbell Soup Company (Currently serving as Regional Technical Director at IFF)






Dirk Maier
Dirk Maier

Professor and Head, Department of Grain Science and Industry, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University (Currently serving as Professor of Grain & Feed Operations & Processing, Dept of Agriculture & Biosystems Engineering Associate Director, Global Food Security Consortium, Iowa State University)
Ernie Minton
Ernie Minton

Associate Director, Research and Technology Transfer, Kansas State University, Agriculture Experiment Station

Brian Myers
Brian Myers

Associate Professor and Associate Chair, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Education and Communication, University of Florida 
Suzanne Nielsen
Suzanne Nielsen

Department Head, Food Science, Purdue University




Oghenekome (Kome) Onokpise

Professor and Associate Dean, College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture, Florida A & M University



Chandra Reddy
Dean and Director of Research/Administrator of Extension, School of Agriculture and Consumer Sciences, Tennessee State University


 
Cynthia Smith

Professor/Chair Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Alabama A&M University



Marshall Stewart 
Marshall Stewart
Associate Director, NC Cooperative Extension Service, Head and State Program Leader Department of 4-H Youth Development and Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, North Carolina State University (Currently Serving as Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement for the University of Missouri)


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Jon Wraith
 
Associate Dean of Agriculture, Associate Director NH Agricultural Experiment Station, (Currently serving as Dean), College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, University of New Hampshire








 


Cohort #5, 2009-2011
   
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Bill Batchelor

Department Head of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University (Currently serving as Professor in the Agriculture & AAES Dept)

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Linda Berlin

Director, Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Faculty of Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, the University of Vermont


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Carrie Castille

Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry



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Pat Colyer

Regional Director (NW Region), Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Red River Research Station



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Nelson Daniels

Associate Extension Administrator and Program Leader for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Cooperative Extension, Prairie View A & M


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Susan Fritz

Associate Vice Chancellor, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Currently serving as Executive Vice President and Provost and Dean of the Graduate College) University of Nebraska
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Lisa Guion Jones

Professor and Interim Assistant Dean for Diversity, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Agricultural and Extension Education, North Carolina State University (Currently serving as Associate Provost for Strategy and Special Assistant to the President at
the University of Central Florida)
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Richard Linton

Associate Director of Agriculture Research Programs, Director of the Center for Food Safety Engineering, College of Agriculture, Purdue University (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University)
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Steve Martin

Interim Head Extension Economist, Division of Agriculture Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, Delta Research and Extension Center, (Currently Serving as Assistant Director and Extension Professor) Mississippi State University

     
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Neal Merchen

Department Head of Animal Science, University of Illinois (Currently serving as Associate Dean for Research and Director, Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station)


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Bill Randle

Professor and Chair of Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University (Currently serving as Professor and Dean Emeritus in the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences at North Carolina A&T State University)
 
Mark Rieger

Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, IFAS, UF, University of Florida (Currently serving as Dean for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Delaware.)

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Daniel Schmitz

Laboratory Director (Currently serving as Regional Head R & D and Scientific Affairs Americas) Abbott Nutrition


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Zachary Senwo

Professor/Director of Research Programs, School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A & M University 

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Christine Steele

Section Manager, Adult Nutrition R & D, Nutrition Science Brand Management, Abbott Laboratories



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Teferi Tsegaye

Chair and Director  Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences/Center of Excellence for Watershed Management, Alabama A & M University (Currently serving as Dean for the College of Agriculture, Food Science and Sustainable Systems, Kentucky State University)
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Greg Wiecko

Associate Dean/Director, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, Western Pacific Tropical Research Center





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Scott Willard

Department Head, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the MS Agriculture & Forestry Experiment Station, Mississippi State University (Currently serving as Associate Dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Mississippi State University)
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Charlene Wolf-Hall

Assistant Dean, College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies, North Dakota State University (Currently serving as Department Head, Veterinary and Microbiological Sciences)
   

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Cohort #4, 2008-2010
   
     
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Makola M. Abdullah

Dean and Director, College of Engineering Sciences, Technology and Agriculture, Florida A & M University (Currently serving as President of Virginia State University)




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David Benfield

Associate Director, The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), The Ohio State University (Currently serving as Associate VP in the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences and Director of the Wooster Campus Operations)

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Patricia Curtis

Professor and Director, Poultry Products Safety & Quality Peaks of Excellence Program, Auburn University (Currently serving as Department Head of Prestage Poultry Science at North Carolina State University)


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Michael Doyle

Director, BMCC Renewable Energy Center of Excellence, Bay Mills Tribal Community College (Currently serving as Senior Scientist, Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society)


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Cary J. Green

Assistant Dean & Head Advisor, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University (Currently working as author, speaker, and life-skills coach)


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Van Kelley

Department Head, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, South Dakota State University




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Barbara Kirby

Associate Director of Academic Programs and Director of the Agriculture Institute, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (Currently serving as Associate Vice Provost for Academic Programs & Services), North Carolina State University
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Jozef Kokini

Associate Dean for Research, College
of Agricultural Consumer and Economic Sciences, University of Illinois, (Currently serving as Professor of Food Science, Purdue University)



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Laurie Kramer

Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agricultural Consumer and Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois (Currently serving as Director of University Honors Program and Professor of Applied Psychology, Northeastern University, Boston MA)
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Mary Simon Leuci

Assistant Dean for Community Development Extension, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, University of Missouri




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Gary Pierzynski

Professor & Head, Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University






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Tom Rosol

Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research for Technology Licensing and Commercialization, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University



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Rubin Shmulsky

Department Head, Forest Products, College of Forest Resources/Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State




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Jeffrey C. Silvertooth

Professor & Department Head, Soil Water and Environmental Science, College of Agriculture & Life Science, University of Arizona (Currently serving as Associate Dean for Economic Development and Director of Arizona Cooperative Extension)

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Robert Taylor

Professor and Dean, School of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A & M University (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Food Science and Director of Land Grant Programs at Florida A&M University)

     
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Gary A. Thompson
Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oklahoma State University, (Currently serving as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs / Director of the Pennsylvania Experiment Station at Penn State University.)
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Lakshman Velupillai
Associate Vice Chancellor, International Programs, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, and Louisiana State University and A & M College (Emeritus)


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Tom Wahl
Department Head, College of Agriculture, Food Systems & Natural Resources Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, North Dakota State University



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Tim White

Professor & Director, School of Forest Resources & Conservation, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences




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Dale Whittaker

Associate Dean & Director of Academic Programs, College of Agriculture, Purdue University (Currently serving as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Central Florida)



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Scott G. Witter

Director, School of Planning, Design and Construction, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University







Cohort #3, 2007-2009
   
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Jo Britt-Rankin
Associate Dean, Program Director, Human Environmental Sciences Extension, University of Missouri(Appointed one of five Mizzou Advantage faculty facilitators from the University of Missouri. She will represent "Food for the Future", one of five strategic assets identified by the University)

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Tim Cross

Associate Dean, UT Extension, University of Tennessee (Currently serving as Dean, UT Extension)







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Faye Dong

Professor and Department Head, Food Science and Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Champaign(Emeritus)






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Jonathan Edelson

Professor and Department Head, Entomology and Plant Pathology, Oklahoma State University, (Currently serving as Professor and Assistant Director, Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station)

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Richard Griffin

Department Head and Interim Research Director, Prairie View A & M University




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Parker Hall
Group Manager, Campbell USA R&D (Currently serving as Vice President of Research & Development, Perdue Farms Inc.)



     
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Steve Hanson

Department Chairperson and Professor, Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University

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CY Hu

Associate Dean and Associate Director for Research, Manoa College of tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, University of Hawaii
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Nancy A. Irlbeck

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Agricultural Sciences, Colorado State University

     
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Pete Jacoby

Associate Dean for Outreach, College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS) and Agricultural Program Director for Washington State University Extension,  Washington State University


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Jane Kolodinsky

Professor, Chair and Co Director, Community Development and Applied Economics, University of Vermont 






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Jess Lowenberg-DeBoer

Associate Dean and Director, International Programs in Agriculture, Purdue University






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Don Marshall

Associate Dean –Ag & Bio Sciences- Academic Programs, South Dakota State University





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M. Ray McKinnie

Associate Dean and Administrator for Extension and Outreach, Cooperative Extension Program, North Carolina State University(Currently serving as Interim Dean for the College of Agriculture at the Virginia State University)

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Benjy Mikel

Professor and Head, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Food Science, Nutrition and Health Promotion, Mississippi State(Currently working at WPF Technical Services)



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Mike Mullen

Associate Dean for Academic Programs, University of Kentucky (Currently serving as Vice Chancellor and Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at North Carolina State University)



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Shiretta Ownbey

Associate Dean For Academic Programs and Services, College of Human Environmental Sciences, Oklahoma State University





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Sam Pardue

Department Head, Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences),North Carolina State University (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences at the University of Georgia)


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Pamela Price

Section Manager, Pediatric Nutrition Science and Research, Abbott Laboratories 


 
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Denise Smith

Professor and Chair, Department of Food Science and Technology, The Ohio State University (Currently serving as Professor in the School of Food Science at Washington State University)
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Ora Spann
Professor of Management, Business Division, South Carolina State University




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Eric Young

Executive Director, Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors
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Lydia Zepeda
Professor, Department of Consumer Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 

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Cohort #2, 2006-2008
   
Khalid Abdelrahim
Khalid Abdelrahim

Group Manager Process Safety, Campbell Soup Company, (Currently working with Nestle Corporation)




 




Robert Birkenholz

Professor of Agricultural Education Chair of Human & Community Resource Development, The Ohio State University



   
Shane Burgess

Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Economic Development, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at the University of Arizona)
   
 



Mark Denbaly

Deputy Director for Data and Web Communication, (Currently serving as Deputy Director for Food Economics Data, Food Economics Division) USDA ERS





Frieda Eivazi

Associate Research Director for the  Cooperative Research Unit, Lincoln University








Tom Gillpatrick

School of Business Administration, ExecutiveDirector, Food Industry Leadership Center and Juan Young Professor Marketing, Portland State University


Julene Kennerly

Dean of Academic Affairs, Blackfeet Community College




Bob Larson
College of Veterinary Medicine, Professor, Coleman Chair Food Animal Production Medicine, Kansas State University


Dyremple Marsh
Dean, College of Agriculture & Related Sciences, Delaware State University


     

Steve Meredith

College of Natural Science, Mathematics, and Technology; Dean, Research Director and Extension Administrator,  Lincoln University(Emeritus)


Michael Morrisey
Michael Morrissey

Superintendent of the Food Innovation Center, Oregon State University





   
Pradip Mukerji
Center Director, Pacific-Asia R & D for Abbott Nutrition (Currently Senior Vice-President, Worldwide Research and Development at Herbalife)




Jeff Mullahey

Director, West Florida Research Education Center, University of Florida (Currently serving as Head of the Department of Crop Science at North Carolina State University)



Vickie Parker-Clark

Director, Northeast District Extension, Washington State Extension






Fred Schlutt
Executive Director of Cooperative Extension, University of Maine (Currently serving as Vice Provost for Extension and Outreach/Director of Cooperative Extension at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks.)


Alton Thompson
Dean and Research Director, School
of Agriculture and Environmental
Sciences, North Carolina A&T State University (Currently serving as Executive Director, Association of
1890 Research Directors (ARD).)




 

K.C. Ting

Professor and Department Head, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois







Michael Vayda
Michael Vayda

Associate Director, Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences,  University of Vermont. (Currently serving as Dean of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences and Associate Vice President for Academic Programs in the Division of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas.)
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C.Y. Wang

Professor and Head, Department of Nutrition, Food Science and Hospitality, Agriculture Experiment Station, South Dakota University (Currently serving as Associate Dean of Research and Extension/Assistant Director of SDAES)
 

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Donn Ward
Donn Ward
Professor and Department Head, Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences, College of Agriculture & Life Science, North Carolina State University (Emeritus)





 

Cohort #1, 2005-2007
 
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Anita Azarenko
Department Head, Horticulture, College of Agricultural Sciences(currently serving as Associate Dean of the Graduate School), Oregon State University


1
Craig Beyrouty
Professor and Head, Department of Agronomy, College of Agriculture, Purdue University (Currently serving as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland)

1
William Boggess

Executive Associate Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, Oregon State University




1





Dan Clay
Director, Institute of International Agriculture, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University




1
George Cooper
Deputy Administrator, Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service- Science and Education Resources Development, Department of Agriculture. (President Emeritus of South Carolina State University) (Deceased)

1
Joseph DiPietro

Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida (Currently serving as President of the University of Tennessee)




1
Kenneth Esbenshade

Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs, College of Agriculture Life Science, (Currently serving as Alumni Distinguished Professor of Animal Science), North Carolina State University


1
John Floros
Department Head and Professor of Food Science, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University (Currently serving as Dean and Director for the College of Agriculture & K-State Research and Extension, Kansas State University)

1





Rory Fraser

Director, Center for Forest Ecosystems Assessment, School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Alabama A&M
 University




1





Douglas O. Lantagne

Interim Director, UVM Extension, University of Vermont (Currently serving as Dean of Extension)







1





Gary Lemme

Dean, College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, South Dakota State University (Currently serving as Director of Alabama Cooperative Extension System at Auburn University)




1
Linda C. Martin

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources, Oklahoma State University  (Currently serving as Associate Dean and Director of Academic Affairs, College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University)
1





Rob Miller
Director, Healthcare Professional Products, Ross Products Division, Abbott Laboratories (Currently serving as Divisional Vice President for Research and Development, Abbott Nutrition)



1
Melissa Mixon
Associate Vice President, Division of Agriculture, Forestry, & Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University (Currently Vice President Emeritus, Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine)


1





Michael Ouart

Associate Vice Provost for Extension and Associate Director for University Extension, Iowa State University (Currently serving as Outreach and Engagement Coordinator)




1
Robin Shepard
Assistant Dean and State Program Leader for Extension, University of Wisconsin






1
Keith Smith
Associate Vice President for Agriculture Administration, Director of University Extension, and Associate Dean, College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University (Appointed to the George R. and Genevieve B. Gist Endowed Chair)

1
Linda Snetselaar|
Chair, Preventative Nutrition Education, and Professor, Department of Epidemiology College of Public Health, (Currently serving as Associate Provost of Outreach and Engagement)University of Iowa




1
Susan Sumner
Department Head, Food Science and Technology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech University (Currently serving as Associate Dean of Academic Programs and Director of Academic Programs)
1
Larry W. Turner
Director of Cooperative Extension and Associate Dean for Extension, College of Agriculture, University of Kentucky (Deceased)


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