Executive Committee

Cornell University

Elizabeth A. Bihn, Ph.D.
PSA Director 
Cornell University


Gretchen L. Wall, M.S. 
PSA Coordinator
Cornell University

Robert B. Gravani, Ph.D.
Professor 
Cornell University


Association of Food and Drug Officials

Byron Beerbower
Compliance Manager
Michigan Department of Agriculture and  Rural Development
Food and Dairy Division

Stephen Stich
Director
Division of Food Safety and Inspection
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets 


National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Bob Ehart
Senior Policy and Science Advisor
NASDA

Joe Reardon 
Assistant Commissioner for Consumer Protection
North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services 


US Food and Drug Administration

Samir Assar, Ph.D.
Director of the Division of Produce Safety 
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition


US Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Marketing Service

Jennifer A. Dougherty
Audit Programs Coordinator
USDA, AMS
Fruit & Vegetable Programs,
Fresh Products Branch

Charles Parrot
Deputy Administrator
Fruit & Vegetable Program
USDA

Leanne L. Skelton 
Senior Policy Analyst 
USDA, AMS
Fruit & Vegetable Programs
FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition 


US Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service 

Diane Gelburd, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Chief for Strategic Natural Resources Initiatives

Karen Lowell, Ph.D.
Agronomist