NCFAP’s Board of Trustees
Board Chair: Stanley Johnson– Emeritus Professor, former Director of the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD), and former Vice-Provost for Extension, Iowa State University. CV [PDF]
Vice-Chair: Mary Ahearn – Council of Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics (C-FARE); formerly Economic Research Service, USDA.
Gale Buchanan — former USDA Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics; former Dean and Director of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of Georgia.
Mark Drabenstott – Consultant; Former Director of the Center for Study of Rural America, Kansas City Fed.
Michael Harrington – Former Executive Director Western Association of Agricultural Experiment Station Directors.
Terry Hurley — Austin A. Dowell Professor of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota.
Sheila Martin – Economic and Community Engagement thought leader, researcher, strategist, and communicator; formerly VP for Economic Development and Community Engagement at APLU.
William H. Meyers – Emeritus Professor, University of Missouri.
Steven Pueppke — Professor of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences; Center for Global Change and Earth Observations and Center for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Michigan State University.
Aleks Schaefer — Assistant Professor of International Markets, Trade, and Policy in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Oklahoma State University.
Denise Swink – CEO, Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (2007); Senior Advisor US Resilience Project