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

Carlos Campabadal, Grain Industry Consultant, Asociación Americana Soys-IM

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

Hans Joehr, Corporate Head of Agriculture, Nestle

Dirk Maier, Professor of Grain and Feed Operations and Processing, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University

Charlene McKoin, former Senior Program Officer, Farmer Services & Systems, Agricultural Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Kent Miller, Director, Global Strategic Quality, Deere & Company

Elizabeth Mitcham, Director, University of California Davis Postharvest Technology Center

Marcelo Duarte Monteiro, Executive Director, Aprosoja

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