NAAAN Steering Committee

Nine member steering committee

The NAAAN Steering Committee represents member countries and institutional stakeholders, and provides strategic guidance to the NAAAN Secretariat and programming activities. Canada, Mexico, and the United States each have two committee members and one ex officio member.

CANADA

NAAAN

 

Ex Officio, TBD

David Gray black and white headshot

 

David Gray, Ph.D.

Professor, Dalhousie University

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Karen Churchill black and white headshot

 

Karen Churchill

President and CEO, Ag-West Bio

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MEXICO

Victor Villalobos black and white headshot

 

Secretary Victor Villalobos (Ex Officio)

Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development

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Carlos Vazquez Ochoa headshot

 

Carlos Vazquez Ochoa

Minister Counselor, Agricultural Office, Embassy of Mexico to the United States

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Lourdes Cruz Trinidad headshot

 

Lourdes Cruz Trinidad

General Coordinator of International Affairs, Secretariat of Agriculture and Rural Development

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UNITED STATES

Tom Vilsack black and white headshot

 

Tom Vilsack (Ex Officio)

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture; President & CEO, USDEC; Strategic Advisor, CSU System

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Doug Steele headshot

 

Douglas Steele, Ph.D.

Vice President Food, Agriculture & Natural Resources, Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities

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Cathie Woteki black and white headshot

 

Cathie Woteki, Ph.D.

Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition, Iowa State University; Visiting Distinguished Institute Professor, Biocomplexity Institute, University of Virginia; President, Charles Valentine Riley Memorial Foundation
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A small NAAAN Secretariat has been established in Denver, Colorado.

The Secretariat reports CSU System Chancellor Tony Frank.

Kerri Platais black and white headshot

 

Kerri Wright Platais

Special Advisor to the Chancellor for International Agriculture, CSU System

David Nielson headshot

 

David Nielson

Senior Advisor to the NAAAN

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