Advisory Council

Improving Investments to Secure our Future Growth

The Honor the Harvest Advisory Council is composed of key leaders in the food and agriculture industries, including farmers and ranchers, CEOs, public officials, and experts from across the food value chain. These leaders were chosen to represent all the major stakeholders in food and agriculture systems to ensure every voice is heard in the co-creation of our future sustainable food systems.

Townsend Bailey
U.S. Supply Chain Sustainability | director, north america, sustainability at mcdonald's
Addy Battel
Youth Leader | 4H

Federico Bellone
Lead, Regenerative Food Systems & Nature Based Solutions | High Level Champions COP26
David Bennell
Manager - Food and Nature Program, North America | World Business Council for Sustainable Development

Dr. Marcus Bernard
President | MANRRS
Doug Berven
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action Board | Vice President Corporate Affairs, POET
Chip Bowling
U.S. Farmers & ranchers in action Immediate Past Chair | ncga

Carrie Calvert
Vice President Government Relations | Feeding America

Mateusz Ciasnocha
Regenerative Agriculture Fellow | COP26 Race to Zero
Erin Fitzgerald
Chief Executive Officer | U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION
Julie Fussner
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION BOARD AT-LARGE | vice president of marketing, culver franchising system, LLc

Avi Garbow
Environmental Advocate | Patagonia

Barb Glenn

CEO | National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

Dan Glickman
Secretary of Agriculture (1995-2001)

Celya Glowacki

Advocacy and Literacy Officer | National FFA Organization


Dana Gunders

Executive Director | ReFED

Scott Henry​
honor the harvest farm 2022 | CEO, Longview Farms
Marilyn Hershey
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action Board | Dairy Management Inc. Board Chair
Kevin Igli
Senior Vice President, Sustainability & Chief Environmental Officer | Tyson Foods
Kris Johnson
Interim Director | The Nature Conservancy

David Jordan

Chief Growth Officer | Bader Rutter

A.G. Kawamura
Former California Secretary of Agriculture

Dr. Rattan Lal

World Food Prize Winner | The Ohio State University


Steven Lang

Partner | Systemiq Ltd.


Donna Lanzetta

President and Co-Founder | Manna Seafood Blockchain

Phil Lempert
Farm, Food, Facts Podcast Host | supermarket guru
Anne Meis
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION Chair | Nebraska Soybean Board
J.T. Metzger
Senior Director | EY-Parthenon
Frank Mitloehner
Esteemed Animal Science Professor | University of California, Davis
Eric Myers
Director of Organic Recycling | Waste Management
Jim O'Brien
CEO & Co-Founder | Agrograph
Eric Olson
Expert on Sustainability Strategy Development | Sustainable Business Leader
Tina Owens
Senior Director, Food & Agriculture Impact | Danone North America
Stephanie Regagnon
Executive Director, Innovation Partnerships | Danforth Plant Science Center
Chuck Rice
Distinguished Professor, Soil Microbiology | Kansas State University
Dr. Sally Rockey
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION Board Member | Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Lynn Rohrscheib
U.S. Farmers & Ranchers in Action Board | United Soybean Board Chair (2017-2019)
Beth Sauerhaft
Vice President for Programs | American Farmland Trust
Jack Scott
Vice President of Sustainability and Responsible Sourcing | Nestle Purina
Martha Smith
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION BOARD | HEAD OF INDUSTRY AFFAIRS, BAYER CROP SCIENCE​
Brody Stapel
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION TREASURER | EDGE DAIRY FARMER COOPERATIVE
Lisa Sweet
Head of Future of Protein and Food-Health | World Economic Forum
Kip Tom
U.S. Rome Ambassador (2019-2021) | Chairman, Tom Farms LLC
Rob Trice
Founder and Partner | Better Food Ventures
Scott VanderWal
U.S. FARMERS & RANCHERS IN ACTION Vice Chair | American Farm Bureau Federation