Planning Committee

Dr. Jason Bolton, Associate Dean and Program Administrator for Aquaculture, Food, Innovation, and Nutrition at The University of Maine Cooperative Extension

Dr. Courtney Carignan, Assistant Professor of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Michigan State University

Dr. Kevin Elliott, Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University

Dr. Anna Fielder, Grants Officer at Maine Farmland Trust

Amy Fisher, President and CEO at Maine Farmland Trust

Dr. Chris Gerbi, Associate Dean for Research College of NSFA and Professor for School of Earth and Climate Sciences at The University of Maine

Ellen Griswold, Vice President and Deputy Director at Maine Farmland Trust

Dr. Jerad Jaborek, Beef Educator at Michigan State University Extension

Dr. Wayne Jiang, Associate Director of IR-4 Laboratory and Associate Professor of Entomology at Michigan State University

Dr. Dan Jones, Associate Director of Center for PFAS Research at Michigan State University

Dr. Pauline Kamath, Associate Professor of Animal Health at The University of Maine

Dr. David Knaebel, ARS Senior Management Advisor at United States Department of Agriculture

Ashley Lathrop, Research Administrator for Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University

Dr. Hui Li, Professor of Environmental Soil Chemistry at Michigan State University

Dr. Susan Masten, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Michigan State University

Dr. Cheryl Murphy, Conference Chair, Director of Center for PFAS Research and Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University

Dr. Pouyan Nejadhashemi, Director of Center for Intelligent Water Resources, Director of Computational Ecohydrology Group, Foundation Professor of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering and Plant, Soil, and Microbial Sciences at Michigan State University

Dr. John Newsted, Adjunct Associate Professor of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University

Dr. Caroline Noblet, Associate Professor of Economics at The University of Maine

Danielle Olsen, Chief of Staff at Maine Farmland Trust

Dr. Diane Rowland, Dean of the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture, and Director of Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station at The University of Maine

Dr. Janice Swanson, Director of Animal Behavior and Welfare and Professor of Animal Science at Michigan State University

Dr. Brad Upham, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University