Board of Directors

Executive Committee (position with RMF)

Wendy WintersteenAmes, Iowa, Endowed Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and Director, Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station, Iowa State University (president)

James (Jim) Gulliford, Ankeny, Iowa, Executive Director Soil and Water Conservation Society (secretary)

Ellen Bergfeld, Madison, Wisconsin, CEO, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Societies (treasurer)

Daniel R. Bush, Ft. Collins, Colorado, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at Colorado State University (member-at-large)

Ferd Hoefner, Washington, DC, Policy Director of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (member-at-large)

Richard L. Ridgway, Flower Mound, Texas, Agricultural Research Service, USDA (retired) and managing partner of cotton and grain sorghum farms (president emeritus, ex officio member)


Leon Bruner, Arlington, Virginia, Senior Vice President for Scientific & Regulatory Affairs and Chief Science Officer at the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association

Robert E. Easter, Urbana, Illinois, President Emeritus of University of Illinois

William Fisher, Washington, DC, Vice President of Science and Policy Initiatives, Institute of Food Technologists

Barbara P. Glenn, Washington, DC, CEO, National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Edward A. Hiler, Runaway Bay, Texas, Vice Chancellor for Agriculture and Life Sciences Emeritus, Texas A&M University

Marlyn L. Jorgensen, Garrison, Iowa, Soybean and Corn Producer

Lowell W. Randel, Alexandria, Virginia, President, The Randel Group, LLC, and Science Policy Director, Federation of Animal Science Societies

Additional information on the Board of Directors is available here.