Advisory Board


Advisory Board member Paul Helgeson (center), GNP Company, listens to Clay Dygert, research staff, The Ohio State University, explaining how his unique nitrogen sensing equipment operates. © 2012

Advisory Board member Dr. Joe Colletti joins a discussion with graduate students at this project's 2012 annual conference in Wooster, Ohio. © 2012

Advisory Board member John Kadyszewski (far right), Winrock International, learns about this project's preliminary findings at a poster session of this project's 2012 annual conference. © 2012

Advisory Board member, Mark Hamsher (left), Hiland High School, Ohio, visits with Caleb Halfhill and Lindsay Doerr, The Ohio State University, about their poster at this project's 2012 annual conference. © 2012

Advisory Board member Regan Waskom (far left), Colorado Water Institute, participates in a small group discussion at this project's 2012 annual conference. © 2012

Advisory Board member and Iowa farmer Dick Sloan (center) participates in a small group discussion at this project's 2012 annual conference. © 2012


Because of the large amount of coordination and stakeholder involvement required for the project, as well as the high level of technical expertise required for the monitoring, database and modeling aspects, the project is advised by an External Advisory Board. This board consists of members with broad managerial, producer and scientific expertise on GHGs, climate modeling, physical modeling, analytical chemistry and carbon sequestration.

The board's role is to provide high-level, broad advice and to serve as a network into important stakeholder groups. The External Advisory Board meets regularly with the Executive Team. The External Advisory Board also meets with the full team at the project's annual conference.

Howard M. Brown GROWMARK Manager of agronomy services Bloomington, IL
Joe Colletti Iowa State Univ., College of Ag. & Life Sciences Sr. assoc. dean of CALS & assoc. director of expt. stations Ames, IA
Pradip K. Das Monsanto Technology Lead, IFS St. Louis, MO
James B. Gulliford (Jim) Soil & Water Conservation CEO; former EPA director of Region VI & national EPA program director Ankeny, IA
Neal Hageman United Soybean Board/SmithBucklin Director of Soybean Stress Management Chesterfield, MO
Arnel Hallauer National Academy of Sciences Member Ames, IA
Mark Hamsher Ohio Educational System High school science teacher Medina, OH
Jane Hardisty National Resource Conservation Services State Conservationist Indianapolis, IN
Jerry L. Hatfield ARS National Lab. for Agric. & Environ. Director Ames, IA
Paul Helgeson GNP Company Sustainability manager St. Cloud, MN
Jeff Jacobsen North Central Regional Assoc. of Ag Exp. Station Directors Executive director Madison, WI
Richard Joost United Soybean Board/SmithBucklin Production Research Program Director St. Louis, MO
John Kadyszewski Winrock International, Ecosystem Services Director of Winrock's American Carbon Registry Arlington, VA
Leonard Krishtalka (Kris) University of Kansas, Biodiversity Institute Director Lawrence, KS
Gary Mast Nat. Assoc. of Conservation Districts Producer Millersburg, OH
Robin Shepard North Central Cooperative Extension Association Executive director Madison, WI
Richard Sloan (Dick) NE Iowa Farmer Producer Rowley, IA
Reagan M. Waskom Colorado Water Institute Director Fort Collins, CO
Norman Widman NRCS, Ecological Sciences Division National agronomist Washington DC






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