Board of Trustees

Dr. Gary Thompson (Chair) (2023)
Executive Director,
Southern Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Christopher Daubert (Vice Chair) (2024)
Vice Chancellor and Dean
University of Missouri–CAFNR
Dr. Mohamed Ahmedna (2024)
Dean of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
North Carolina A&T State University
Julie Borlaug (2023)
Vice President of Corporate Communications and Public Relations
Invaio Sciences
Mr. Jamie Eichorn (2022)
Commercial Unit Head, South and East Coast
Syngenta Crop Protection, LLC
Dr. Julie Funk (2024)
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Arizona
Dr. Cathann Kress (2024)
Vice President for Agricultural Administration & Dean
The Ohio State University
Dr. Nick Place (2024)
Dean and Director
University of Georgia CAES
Dr. Mike Strain (2022)
Commissioner of the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry

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