Get to know our team.

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research staff brings passion and experience to growing and nurturing this fledgling organization. In close collaboration with our Board of Directors, we are working to build partnerships and fund innovative and actionable science that will help feed our future world.


Portrait of Dr. Sally Rockey

Sally Rockey, Ph.D.

Executive Director
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Katy Raymond

Chief Operating Officer

Renée Bullion

Director of Development
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Madeleine O'Connor

Director of Communications

Scientific Program Department 


Lucyna Kurtyka, M.S.

Senior Scientific Program Director

Tawny Mata, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director

John Reich, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director