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
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Pauline Keys Friedman

Office Manager

Communications


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Madeleine O'Connor

Director of Communications

Stephanie Miles, Ph.D.

Communications Associate

 

Development


Renée Bullion

Director of Development

 

Grants Management


 

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Patrick Koroma-Tommy

Director of Grants Management
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Marina Middleton

Grants Management Associate

 

Scientific Programs and Grants


 

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Timothy Kurt, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director

Lucyna Kurtyka, M.S.

Senior Scientific Program Director
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Tawny Mata, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Consultant

Evangela Matthews

Scientific Program Associate

LaKisha Odom, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director

John Reich, Ph.D.

Scientific Program Director

Hannah Wilkinson

Scientific Program Associate