*Mort Neufville

*Mort Neufville

Mortimer Neufville is President & CEO of the 1890 Universities Foundation. Mort previously served as President of Coppin State University 2013 to 2015 and prior to that, Interim President of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). In 1998 Mort was...
*Alton Thompson

*Alton Thompson

Dr. Alton Thompson is the Executive Director for the Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD).  As ARD’s Executive Director, he provides leadership and coordination in representing the Association on developing regional/multistate and national research priorities,...
LaVeta Nutter

LaVeta Nutter

Ms. Nutter is the Agricultural Education Program and Related Clusters Specialist at the Virginia Department of Education in Richmond, Virginia, where she oversees the development and implementation of statewide curricula for the Agriculture, Food, and Natural...
Chris Davison

Chris Davison

Chris Davison is Syngenta’s Head of Business Sustainability for North America based in Washington, DC. Since joining Syngenta in 2012, Chris has been instrumental in the company’s adoption of various sustainability initiatives and has led multiple advocacy...
Kellie Adesina

Kellie Adesina

Kellie Adesina serves as Director of Government Affairs at Bayer where she is responsible for crop science issues like gene editing, biotech regulation and approvals, oilseeds, vegetables, and food security.  Prior to joining Bayer, she served as Chief Counsel on the...