External Advisory Board

The ADMI External Advisory Board provides strategic guidance and assistance to the Institute. The board meets annually and is comprised of members representing various academic, commercial, governmental and non-governmental institutions with strong interests and experience in postharvest loss issues.

Robert Easter (Chairperson), President Emeritus, University of Illinois

Usha Barwale-Zehr, Chief Technology Officer, Mahyco Seeds

Alesha Black, Director, Global Food and Agriculture Program, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Dennis Fisher, Director Compliance, Ag Services and Corn Processing, Archer Daniels Midland Company

Ashok Gulati, Chair Professor of Agriculture, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

Charlene McKoin, Principal, RogersMacJohn

Kent Miller, Global Director, Enterprise Strategic Quality, John Deere

Marcelo Duarte Monteiro, Secretary of State for Infrastructure and Logistics, State Government of Mato Grosso, Brazil

Daniel Queiroz, Professor, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Universidade Federal de Viçosa

Jimmy Smith, Director General, International Livestock Research Institute

Robert Zeigler, Director General Emeritus, International Rice Research Institute