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Advisory Committee on Biotechnology & 21st Century Agriculture (AC21) Membership
Current AC21 Members-2007
 Patricia A. Layton (Chair)

Professor & Chair, Dept of Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University, Clemson, SC

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2009
 Fuller W. Bazer

Distinguished Professor, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Terms:

  • 2007-2009
 Nancy S. Bryson

Partner, The Bryson Group, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2006-2008
  • 2008-2010
 Daryl D. Buss

Dean and Professor, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, WI

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2008
  • 2008-2009
 Guy A. Cardineau

Research Professor and Faculty Fellow, The Biodesign Institute, School of Life Sciences, and the Sandra Day O´Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ

Terms:

  • 2007-2009
 Leon C. Corzine

Farmer; President, LPC Farms, Assumption, IL

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
  • 2008-2009
 Michael J. Engler

President, Cactus Feeders, Amarillo, TX

Terms:

  • 2007-2009
 Randal W. Giroux

Scientific Lead, Corporate Agricultural Biotechnology, Cargill Scientific Resources, Wayzata, MN

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2008
  • 2008-2009
 Steven L. Hensley

Senior Director, Regulatory Affairs, USA Rice Federation, Arlington, VA

Terms:

  • 2008-2009
 Gregory A. Jaffe

Director, Biotechnology Project, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2009
 Jamie S. Jonker

Director, Regulatory Affairs, National Milk Producers Federation, Arlington, VA

Terms:

  • 2008-2009
 Russell J. Kremer

Farmer; President, Missouri Farmers Union, Frankenstein, MO

Terms:

  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2009
 Steven Leath

Vice President, Research, North Carolina State University, Chapel Hill, NC

Terms:

  • 2008-2010
 Margaret G. Mellon

Director, Food and Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2008
  • 2008-2009
 James M. Robl

President and CEO, Hematech, Inc., Sioux Falls, SD

Terms:

  • 2007-2009
 Bradley A. Shurdut

Global Leader, Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs, Science Policy, Dow AgroSciences, LLC, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2008
  • 2008-2010
 Jerome B. Slocum

Farmer; President/General Manager, North Mississippi Grain Company, Coldwater, MS

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
  • 2008-2009
 Carol Tucker-Foreman

Distinguished Fellow and Director, Food Policy Institute, Consumer Federation of America, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2008
  • 2008-2010
 Alison L. Van Eenennaam

Cooperative Extension Specialist, Animal Biotechnology and Genomics, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, CA

Terms:

  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2009
 Stephanie A. Whalen

President, Hawaii Agriculture Research Center, Aiea, HI

Terms:

  • 2007-2009
Former AC21 Members
 Richard T. Crowder

Chief Executive Officer, American Seed Trade Association, Alexandria, VA

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
  • 2005-2006
 Juan Enriquez-Cabot

Chairman and CEO, Biotechonomy, Newton, MA

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
 Carole L. Cramer

Executive Director, Arkansas State University Biosciences Institute, State University, AR

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2007
 Michael D. Dykes

Vice President, Government Affairs, Monsanto Company, Washington, DC

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
 R. Bowen Flowers

Farmer, Omega Plantation, Tunica, MS

Terms:

  • 2007-2008
 Sarah K. Geisert

Senior Director, Global Regulatory Affairs, General Mills, Minneapolis, MN

Terms:

  • 2006-2008
 Duane R. Grant

Farmer; Managing Partner, Grant 4-D Farms, Rupert, ID

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
  • 2005-2007
  • 2007-2008
 Robert W. Herdt

Adjunct International Professor, Applied Economics & Management, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Terms:

  • 2005-2006
 Josephine A. Hunt

Program Manager, Global Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Kraft Foods, Glenview, IL

Terms:

  • 2005-2007
 David A. Hoisington

Director, Applied Biotechnology Center and Bioinformatics, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) Mexico City, Mexico

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
 Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes

MSMC Endowed Professor of Agribusiness, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Terms:

  • 2006-2008
 David C. Magnus

Co-Director, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
 Terry L. Medley

Vice President, Global Regulatory Affairs, DuPont Agriculture and Nutrition, Wilmington, DE

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
 Ronald D. Olson

Vice President, Grain Operations, General Mills, Minneapolis, MN

Terms:

  • 2003-2004
  • 2004-2006
 Steven G. Pueppke

Director, Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station and Assistant Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Terms:

  • 2006-2007
  • 2007-2008
 Keith C. Triebwasser

Manager, Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs, The Proctor & Gamble Company, Cincinnati, OH

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
 Lisa W. Zannoni

Head, Global Regulatory Affairs and Government Relations, BASF, Research Triangle Park, NC

Terms:

  • 2003-2005
  • 2005-2007
Current AC21 ex officio Members

Terms:

  • Marcia Holden, National Institute for Standards and Technology
  • Elizabeth Milewski, Environmental Protection Agency
  • James Murphy, Office of the United States Trade Representative
  • Adrian Polansky, Kansas Secretary of Agriculture, for the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture
  • Larisa Rudenko, Food and Drug Administration
  • Paul Saxton, Department of State