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February 2021

Chair Deborah Atwood    Executive Director, AGree: Transforming Food and Ag Policy Senior Fellow, Meridian Institute Washington, D.C.

Vice Chair Timothy Beans Consultant Arlington, Virginia

Audit and Risk Management Committee Chair Luis Sahmkow Vice President and Treasurer AgriBank Chaska, Minnesota

Governance Committee Chair Elizabeth Keck Practitioner-in-Residence, China Studies School of Advanced International Studies Johns Hopkins University Bentonville, Arkansas

Leslie Durschinger Founder Terra Global Capital San Francisco, California

Andrew Gilbert Board of Directors Member CoBank On-Farm Financial Consultant Cornell University’s NY FarmNet Potsdam, New York

Christopher Cochran Founder and Principal Good Food Advisors Berkeley, California

Shonda Warner Managing Partner Chess Ag Full Harvest Partners Kansas City, Missouri

Charles J. Hall Chief Executive Officer ACDI/VOCA Washington, D.C

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Charles J. Hall Chief Executive Officer Sylvia J. Megret President & Chief Operating Officer Anita D. Bhatt Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer

Luke C. Pingel Chief Legal Officer Gevorg Adamyan Chief Integration Officer Ana Bilik President, Tanager Robert Fries President, AV Ventures

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