Committees

Advisory Committee

  • Steve Beebe - Bean breeder,CIAT, Cali Colombia
  • Charlie Brummer - Forage molecular geneticist, Noble Foundation
  • Christine Bruhn - Extension Nutritionist, University of California, Davis
  • David Sleper - Plant breeder, Author: "Breeding Field Crops"
  • Steven Goff - iPlant Collaborative, Project Director
  • Scott Jackson - Common bean sequencing project, University of Georgia

Executive Committee

  • Phil McClean - Project Director
  • Julie Garden-Robinson - Nutrition
  • Paul Gepts - Databases
  • Mike Grusak - Nutrition
  • Jim Kelly - Breeding and education
  • Phil Miklas - Genetics and breeding
  • Jim Myers - Snap beans
  • Juan Osorno - Breeding and education

International Stakeholders

  • Kirsten Bett - University of Saskatchewan
  • Horacio Guzman - INIFAP, Mexico
  • Susan Nchimbi Msolla - Tanzania
  • Federico Sanchez - UNAM, Mexico
  • Joe Tohme - CIAT, Colombia
  • Rajeev Varshney - ICRISAT, India

Industry Stakeholders

  • Tom Grebb - US Dry Bean Council
  • Ken Kmecik - Seminis Vegetable Seeds
  • John Rayapati - ADM