|Audit||Nominating and Governance||Compensation|
|Dr. Kathleen A. Merrigan|
Merrigan joined our board of directors in 2016. Dr. Merrigan has served as the executive director of sustainability at The George Washington University since 2014, where she leads the GW Sustainability Collaborative and GW Food Institute and serves as a professor of public policy. She has also been actively involved with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations since 1998, serving in various roles including delegation head, chairman and lecturer. From 2013 to 2014, Dr. Merrigan worked as an independent consultant advising clients on strategic business planning. From 2009 to 2013, Dr. Merrigan served as deputy secretary and chief operating officer of the United States Department of Agriculture. Dr. Merrigan is currently a board member of FoodCorps and Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture. She was named as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2010. Dr. Merrigan received a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Environmental Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an M.A. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin and a B.A. from Williams College. We believe Dr. Merrigan’s qualifications to sit on our board include her extensive experience in and knowledge of agriculture and food systems as well as the perspective gained in the leadership roles she has in the agriculture and sustainability space.
|Dr. Zach Wochok|