ADVISORY COUNCIL

Comprised of thoughtful leaders and food system innovators who share our vision of more ecological agriculture, the Savanna Institute's Advisory Council advises us on current and future endeavors, connects us with allied efforts and opportunities, and helps share our work more broadly.

 

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Steven I. Apfelbaum - Founder & Chairman, Applied Ecological Services, Inc. - WI

 

Sallie Calhoun - Owner & Operator, Paicines Ranch - CA

                          President, Globetrotter Foundation

 

Casey Dahl - Farmer, Feral Farm - WI

 

Stefan Gailans - Research and Field Crops Director, Practical Farmers of Iowa - IA

 

Paul Gaynor - Owner, White Oak Savanna Events Farm and Sanctuary - WI

                       Principal, G&R Public Law & Strategies

 

John Graham, PhD - Assistant Professor of Biology, Lake Superior State University - MI

 

Fred Iutzi - President, The Land Institute - KS

 

Randy Jackson, PhD - Professor of Grassland Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison - WI

 

Shibu Jose, PhD - Director, The Center for Agroforestry - MO

                             H.E. Garrett Endowed Professor, University of Missouri

 

Theresa Marquez - Mission Executive, Organic Valley - WI

 

Diane Mayerfeld - Wisconsin State Coordinator, North Central Sustainable Agriculture

                              Research & Education - WI

 

Dave Miller - Co-Founder and CEO, Iroquois Valley Farms - IL

 

Valentin Picasso, PhD - Assistant Professor of Agronomy, University of Wisconsin-Madison - WI

 

Lindsay Rebhan - Partner & Designer, Ecological Design - MN

 

George Reistad - Food Policy Coordinator, City of Madison - WI

 

Ricardo Salvador, PhD - Director and Senior Scientist, Food & Environment Program

                                       Union of Concerned Scientists - DC

 

Kathy Schmitt - Director, Wisconsin Farm Center - WI

 

Severine von Tscharner Fleming - Founder and Director, The Greenhorns & Agrarian Trust - NY

 

Tom Wahl - Farmer, Red Fern Farm - IA

 

Richard Warner - Director, Green Lands Blue Waters - MN

 

Woody Woodruff - Conservation Associate, Illinois Stewardship Alliance - IL

                               Farmer, Woodruff Family Farm

 

Wendy Yang, PhD - Assistant Professor of Plant Biology and Geology, University of Illinois at

                                Urbana-Champaign - IL

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