USDA Advisory Committee NASS

U.S. Department of Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service

January 10, 2005
Current Affiliations
Gary M. Adams
Vice President
Economic and Policy Analysis
National Cotton Council of America
Memphis, Tennessee
Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee for    Trade

Dr. MeeCee Baker
Agriculture Education Coordinator
PA Department of Agriculture
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

National Cattlemen
Farm Bureau
Farmers Union
American Maine Anjou Association
Dr. Patricia T. Berglund
Northern Crops Institute
Fargo, North Dakota
Represent agricultural producers of all commodities
Former consultant for U.S. Grains Council
Midwest Shippers Association
American Association of Cereal Chemists
Mr. Carl W. Brothers
Senior Vice President
International Rice and Partnerships
Stuttgart, Arkansas
Riceland Foods
Rice Federation
Rice Council
Rice Millers Association
Dr. Roger M. Cryan
Economic Research
National Milk Producers Federation
Arlington, Virginia
American Agricultural Economics Association
American Economic Association
International Association of Agricultural Economists
Southern Agricultural Economics Association
Ms. Jacklyn M. Folsom
Program Coordinator
Vermont Agritourism Initiative
Berlin, Vermont
Governors Commission on Women
Transportation Advisory Council for Central    Vermont
Cabot Town Representative
Mr. Terry L. Francl
Senior Economist
American Farm Bureau Federation
Washington, D.C.
American Farm Bureau Federation
U.S. Grains Council
American Agricultural Economics Association
Dr. Phil Fulton (Ex-Officio)
Associate Administrator
USDA-Economic Research Service
Washington, D.C.
Mr. Raymond E. Gomez
Project Director, CES/RAIPAP
Extension Specialist
New Mexico State University Cooperative    Extension Service
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Northern New Mexico Stockman's Association
New Mexico Cattle Growers Association
Rural America Association of Community Based    Organization
USDA, National Small Farm Program
Wallace Institute for Alternative Agriculture
Ms. Carol A. Gregg
Grove City, Pennsylvania
American Agri-Women
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau
Pennsylvania Grange
Mr. John J. Hays
Vice President
Policy Analysis and Development
The Farm Credit Council
Washington, D.C.
Farm Advisory Committee
Mr. William G. Lapp
Vice President
Economic Research
ConAgra Foods
Omaha, Nebraska
National Grain and Feed Association
American Agricultural Economics Association
Omaha Chamber of Commerce Agriculture    Committee
Ms. Sheila K. Massey
Self-employed Farmer
Animas, New Mexico
Women Involved in Farm Economics (WIFE)
Immediate Past President (1/1/2000)
Ms. Lucy C. Meyring
Self-Employed/Meyring Livestock Co.
Walden, Colorado
Colorado Cattlemen's Association
National Cattlemen's Beef Association
American National Cattlewomen
Mr. A. Gene Nelson
Professor & Department Head Agriculture     Economics
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas
Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource     Economics
Mr. Ron Olsen
Owner/Partner of High Country Potato
Rexburg, Idaho
Commissioner of the Idaho Potato Commission
Farms 18,000 acres in eastern Idaho (potatoes and    grain)
Dr. Bobby R. Phills
Dean and Director, Land-Grant Programs
Florida A&M University
College of Engineering Sciences,
    Technology and Agriculture
Tallahassee, Florida
Association of Research Directors
Florida Farm Foundation
Dr. Ronald L. Plain
Professor of Agricultural Economics
University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri
Former member of:
   Missouri Pork Association
   Missouri Farm Bureau
   National Association of County Agricultural       Agents
Mr. Ross R. Racine
Executive Director
Intertribal Agriculture Council
Billings, Montana
Indian Land Tenure Foundation
Chairman, Board of Trustees, School District 23
Mr. Kent G. Schescke
Division Director B Development and     Partnership
National Future Farmers of America
Indianapolis, Indiana
Missouri Farm Bureau
National Agri-Marketing Association
Mr. Ira T. Silvergleit
Director of Research/Information
The Society of American Florists
Alexandria, Virginia
Greater Washington Society of Association    Executives
American Society of Association Executives
Mr. Ranvir Singh
Self-employed Farmer
Marysville, California
County Agriculture Committee
Mr. John R. Smylie
Senior Vice President
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Member of Diesel Emissions Information Task     Group
Mr. Robert W. Spear
Agriculture Food & Rural Resources
Augusta, Maine
School Board
Selectman, Chairman
Transfer Station Agent
Dr. Mark E. Whalon
Interim Director
Center for Integrated Plant Systems
College of Agriculture and Natural  Resources
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan
International Apple Institute
Michigan Farm Bureau
Michigan Integrated Pest Management Alliance
Cherry Marketing Institute
Various commodity organizations including apple,
   asparagus, cherry, Christmas trees, corn, dairy,    nursery and  landscape, potato.

Dr. Ewen M. Wilson (Ex-Officio Member)
Chief, Company Statistics Division
U.S. Census Bureau
Washington, DC

Dr. Ronald C. Wimberley
William Neal Reynolds Professor
    of Sociology
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, North Carolina
Rural Sociology Society
Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists
Southern Rural Sociological Association