Leadership

Kristen Becker

  • Graduate Student Researcher

Kristen Becker is a Graduate Student Researcher at the Horticulture Innovation Lab.

Max Luepke

Max Luepke is the student assistant for the Horticulture Innovations Lab. He is a fourth-year undergraduate student in the Environmental Horticulture and Urban Forestry program.

Siobhan Rubsam

  • Graduate Student Researcher

Siobhan is a first-year graduate student in the International Agricultural Development Masters program.

Consortium Specialists

Hillary Proctor

  • Director, Technical Services at Making Cents International
    Consortium Specialist - Youth Engagement

Hillary Proctor is an experienced youth and agriculture, youth enterprise, and livelihoods specialist. 

Consortium Partner Representatives

Tim Davis

  • Professor of Horticultural Sciences and Regional Director for Asia/Eurasia, Norman E. Borlaug Institute for International Agricultural Development
  • Texas A&M University
Dr. Davis’ current primary responsibility includes serving as Regional Director for Asia/Eurasia for the Borlaug Institute of International Agriculture at Texas A&M

International Advisory Board Member

B. Jan Middendorf

  • Associate Director for Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) at Kansas State University (KSU)
  • Kansas State University

Dr. B. Jan Middendorf serves as the Associate Director for Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) at Kansas State University (KSU).