Fellows Cohort 2

Khalid Abdelrahim
Senior Manager, Corporate Process Authority (Served as 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
Head of Agriculture, Biology, Chemistry and Physics Department (Currently serving as 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
Associate Dean for Extension (Currently serving as 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 Morrissey
Director of the University Seafood Laboratory (Currently serving as Superintendent of the Food Innovation Center) Oregon State University

Pradip Mukerji
Center Director, Pacific-Asia R & D for Abbott Nutrition (Currently the Founder of Tech4Market Solutions)

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 (Served as Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs for Delaware 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
Associate Director, Vermont Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences, University of Vermont. (Served as Dean of Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural Food and Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas; Currently serving as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Massachusetts -Lowell.)

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)

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