Board of Representatives

The Board of Representatives is made up of the member societies, universities, commercial companies, nonprofit or trade organizations, and the Board of Directors. Each member of the board serves on one of three work groups—Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues, Food Science and Safety, or Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues. The work groups meet at an annual board meeting and hold monthly conference calls. Terms end after the fall annual meeting.
Agricultural and Applied Economics Association
Jayson Lusk (2020)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
aaea.org
American Association of Avian Pathologists
Mohamed El-Gazzar (2021)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
aaap.info
American Association of Bovine Practitioners
Jason Nickell (2020)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
aabp.org
American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources- Agricultural Management Committee
Keith Matthews (2021)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
abanet.org/environ
American Dairy Science Association
George Patocka  (2021)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
adsa.org
American Farm Bureau Federation
OPEN 
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
fb.org
American Meat Science Association
Anna Dilger (2020)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
meatscience.org
American Meteorological Society, Committee on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Stephan de Wekker (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
ametsoc.org
American Seed Trade Association
Andy LaVigne (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
betterseed.org
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
Alex Thomasson (2020)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
asabe.org
American Society of Agronomy
Newell Kitchen (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
agronomy.org
American Society of Animal Science
Glenn Duff (2019)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
asas.org
American Society of Plant Biologists
Amit Dhingra (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
aspb.org
American Veterinary Medical Association
Donald Sanders (2021)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
avma.org
Aquatic Plant Management Society
Lynn Gettys (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
apms.org
BASF Corporation
Luke Bozeman (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
basf.com
Bayer Crop Science
John Vicini (2022)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
cropscience.bayer.com
Cal Poly State University
Richard Cavaletto (2021)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
cafes.calpoly.edu
Corteva Agriscience
Melissa Johnson (2020)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
corteva.com/
Cornell University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cals.cornell.edu
CropLife America
Kellie Bray (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environment
croplifeamerica.org
Crop Science Society of America
Jeffrey Volenec (2020)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
crops.org
Entomological Society of America
Phil Mulder (2020)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
entsoc.org
Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
Rajesh Chintala (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
usdairy.com
Iowa State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cals.iastate.edu
Kansas State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
ag.k-state.edu
Mississippi State University
Nancy Reichert (2022)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
msstate.edu
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
Mandy Carr Johnson (2021)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
beef.org
National Corn Growers Association/Iowa Corn Promotion Board
David Ertl (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
iowacorn.org
National Milk Producers Federation
Jamie Jonker (2022)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
nmpf.org
National Pork Board
Sara Crawford (2022)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
pork.org
North Carolina A&T State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
ncat.edu
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
Nandini Mendu (2021)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
ncbiotech.org
North Carolina State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cals.ncsu.edu
North Central Weed Science Society
Reid Smeda (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
ncwss.org
Northeastern Weed Science Society
Hilary Sandler (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
newss.org
Penn State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
agsci.psu.edu
Poultry Science Association
Jacob Lum (2021)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
poultryscience.org
Rural Sociological Society
Leland Glenna (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
ruralsociology.org
Society for In Vitro Biology
Dwight Tomes (2022)
Work Group:
Food Science and Safety
sivb.org
Soil Science Society of America
Charles Rice (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
soils.org
Syngenta Crop Protection
Carroll Moseley (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
syngentacropprotection.com
Texas A&M University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
aglifesciences.tamu.edu
The Fertilizer Institute
Sally Flis (2023)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
tfi.org
The Ohio State University
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cfaes.osu.edu
Tuskegee University, College of Agriculture, Environment, and Nutrition Sciences
Marceline Egnin (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
tuskegee.edu
United Soybean Board
Andrew Scott (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
unitedsoybean.org
University of Arkansas
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
bumperscollege.uark.edu
University of California-Davis
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
caes.ucdavis.edu
University of Florida
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cals.ufl.edu
University of Kentucky
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
ca.uky.edu
University of Missouri
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
cafnr.missouri.edu
University of Nebraska
OPEN 
Work Group:
OPEN
casnr.unl.edu
University of Nevada-Reno, College of Agriculture, Biology, and Natural Resources
Melinda Yerka (2021)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
unr.edu
U.S. Poultry and Egg Association
Paul Bredwell (2022)
Work Group:
Animal Agriculture and Environmental Issues
uspoultry.org
Weed Science Society of America
Jill Schroeder (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
wssa.net
Western Society of Weed Science
Greg Dahl (2022)
Work Group:
Plant Agriculture and Environmental Issues
wsweedscience.org

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