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 and Advisory Councils, we are working to build partnerships and fund innovative and actionable science that will help feed our future world.


 

Sally Rockey, Ph.D.

Executive Director
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Julie Reynes

Chief Operating Officer

 

Development


Renée Bullion

Director of Development

Maile Hartsook

Development Officer

Kashyap Choksi, Ph.D.

Director of Scientific Partnerships

 

Grants Management


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Patrick Koroma-Tommy

Director of Grants Management
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Marina Middleton

Grants Management Officer

Scientific Programs


Lucyna Kurtyka, M.S.

Senior Scientific Program Director
Health-Agriculture Nexus

John Reich, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director
Urban Food Systems

Jeff Rosichan, Ph.D.

Director, Crops of the Future Collaborative
Next Generation Crops

Hannah Wilkinson

Scientific Program Officer
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Briana Hanlon

Scientific Program Associate
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Cordelia Hiers

Scientific Program Associate