Advisory Committee

Purpose:  The advisory committee is made up of stakeholders directly related to various segments of the agriculture ‘landscape’.  The committee is tasked with providing feedback and insight to the degree program to ensure students are receiving relevant (and current) knowledge and skillset development to ensure the greatest opportunity for career readiness and employment.

The advisory committee meets a minimum of twice per academic year.

Paul AnderesUnion County Commissioner (La Grande)
panderes@union-county.org
https://union-county.org/commissioners/
Bill AntillaThreemile Canyon Farms (Boardman)
bantilla@rdoffutt.com
https://www.threemilecanyonfarms.com/
Bill BuhrigSimplot Food Group (Vale)
william.buhrig@simplot.com
https://simplotfoods.com/
J.D. CantImbler Charter School (Imbler)
jd.cant@imblersd.org
https://www.imbler.k12.or.us/
Julian GarciaBeef Northwest Feeders / Wilson Cattle Co. (North Powder)
julian.garcia@beefnw.com
https://beefnw.com/
Marco Juarez-AlvarezWilbur-Ellis (Portland)
Marco.Juarez@wilburellis.com
https://www.wilburellisagribusiness.com/
Tina LyonsDouble River Forwarding, LLC (Portland)
tina@double-river.com
https://www.double-river.com/
Sandy PorterTreasure Valley Community College (Ontario)
sporter@tvcc.cc
https://www.tvcc.cc/
Dennis SheehyProducer / Livestock Management Consultant; Wallowa County (Enterprise)
sheehyicaps@gmail.com
Randi SvatyR&R Farms / NW Farm Credit Service (Ontario)
randi.svaty@northwestfcs.com
https://www.facebook.com/rrseedfarms/
https://www.northwestfcs.com/
Theresa YoshiokaOregon Department of Agriculture – International Export Markets (Salem)
Theresa.YOSHIOKA@oda.oregon.gov
https://www.oregon.gov/oda/programs/MarketAccess/