Executive Committee

  • Barbara Blanco-Ulate
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Plant Science
  • David Block
    Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology
    Ernest Gallo Endowed Chair in Viticulture and Enology
  • Darrell Corti
    President, Corti Brothers
  • Sorangi DeLeon
    Director of Development
    College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Erin DiCaprio
    Assistant Specialist in Cooperative Extension
    Department of Food Science and Technology 
  • Amina Harris
    Director
    Honey and Pollination Center
  • Ermias Kebreab
    Director, World Food Center
  • Harold McGee
    Author, On Food and Cooking and Nose Dive
  • Anita Oberholster
    Associate Cooperative Extension Specialist
    Department of Viticulture and Enology
  • Patsy Owens
    Associate Dean for Agricultural Sciences
    Professor, Department of Human Ecology
  • Madeline Puckette
    Master Sommelier and Co-founder of WineFolly
  • Michael Rios
    Vice Provost of Public Scholarship
    Office of Public Scholarship and Engagement
  • Christopher Simmons
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Food Science and Technology
  • Francene Steinberg
    Professor and Chair
    Department of Nutrition
  • Andrew Waterhouse
    Director, Robert Mondavi Institute
    Professor, Department of Viticulture and Enology