Board of Directors

Executive Committee, 2019

Catherine Woteki (President), Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, and Visiting Scholar, Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory, Virginia Tech’s Biocomplexity Institute

Daniel R. Bush (Secretary), Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Professor of Plant Biology, Colorado State University

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

Gregory A. Bohach, (Member-At-Large) Vice President for Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University

Neil Dierks, (Member-At-Large), CEO, National Pork Producers Council

Robert E. Easter (Member-At-Large), President Emeritus, Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois

Ferd Hoefner (Member-At-Large), Senior Strategic Advisor, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Members, 2019

Ellen Bergfeld, CEO, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, and Alliance of Crop, Soil and Environmental Societies

Gregory A. Bohach, Vice President for Division of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Medicine, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University

Betsy Booren, Senior Vice President of Science and Technology, Grocery Manufacturers Association

Daniel R. Bush, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs, and Professor of Plant Biology, Colorado State University

Neil Dierks, CEO, National Pork Producers Council

Robert E. Easter, President Emeritus, Dean Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois

Alan Grant, Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Tech (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University)

Ferd Hoefner, Senior Strategic Advisor, National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Farida Mohamedshah, Director of Food, Health and Nutrition, Institute of Food Technologists

Beverly Paul, Washington Representative for Gordley Associates

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

Richard L. Ridgway (President Emeritus, Ex Officio Member), Agricultural Research Service, USDA (retired) and managing partner for farms in Terry County, Texas

Steve Verett, Executive Vice President, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc.

Todd A. Winters, Dean, College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences, University of Tennessee at Martin

Catherine Woteki, Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University, and Visiting Scholar, Social and Decision Analytics Laboratory, Virginia Tech’s Biocomplexity Institute

Additional biographical information on members of the RMF Board of Directors is available here.