Fellows Cohort 12

Derek Aday
Assistant Director of Academic Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, (Currently Serving as Head of Applied Ecology) NC State University

John Beasley
Professor and Head, Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Auburn University

John Blanton
Department Head, Animal and Dairy Science, Mississippi State University

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

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

Rosalind Dale
Extension Administrator (Interim), School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, Cooperative Extension, NC A & T State University

Brian Farkas
Professor and Head, Food Science, Purdue University (currently serving as Chief Science Officer, McCormick & Company, Inc)

Bob Godfrey
Director, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of the Virgin Islands

Gerald Holmes
Director, Strawberry Center, College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Sean Hurley
Professor, Department of Agribusiness, College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Jeff Hyde
Associate Head, Agricultural Economics, Sociology, & Education, Penn State Extension (Currently Serving as Director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)

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

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

Andy Kouba
Professor and Department Head, Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, College of Forest Resources, Mississippi State University

Wayne Mackay
Professor Dept Head Horticulture, College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences, University of Arkansas

Alan Mathew
Professor and Head, Animal Science, Purdue University

Dawn Mellion-Patin
Vice Chancellor for Extension, Southern University Agriculture Research and Extension Center

Kelly Millenbah
Associate Dean and Director, Academic and Student Affairs, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, (Currently serving as Senior Associate Dean and Director, Academic and Student Affairs) Michigan State University

Alison Motsinger-Reif
Assistant Dept Head, Director, Bioinformatics Consulting and Service Core, Statistics, NC State University (Currently serving as Branch Chief for the Biostatistics and Computational Biology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) 

Grace Namwamba
Professor and Chair, Human Ecology, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Roger Rennekamp
Associate Dean and Director, Ohio State University Extension, The Ohio State University (Emeritus)

Liz Snyder
Associate Professor Department of Health Sciences, University of Alaska Anchorge and Alaska Food Policy Council (AFPC) Co-Chair

Megan Terp
Research Scientist, Global Product Development, (Currently serving as Senior Research Scientist) Abbott Nutrition

Quentin Tyler
Assistant Dean/Director of Office of Diversity, College of Agriculture Food and Environment, University of Kentucky (Currently serving as Associate Dean/Director for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Michigan State University)

Joy Ward
Dean’s Professor of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, (Formerly served as Associate Dean of Science Research) University of Kansas (currently serving as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Case Western Reserve)

Mike Yoder
North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Associate Director, State Program Leader, 4-H/FCS, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, NC State University