CFANS Graduate Student Board

Responsibilities include:

  • Facilitate communication between graduate students, faculty, administration, and the alumni of CFANS
  • Participate directly in discussions and provide input on issues that concern graduate student academic and professional life
  • Inform peer graduate students of leadership and development opportunities

GSB Grants:

Questions, concerns, or want to become more involved? Email

CFANS Graduate Student Board Executive Team

Board Member



Rebecca WeirChairApplied Economics
José SolórzanoVice Chair       Plant Pathology
Andrew MannTreasurerPlant Pathology
Sudario Roberto Silva Jr. CommunicationsAnimal Science
Abigail KischSecretaryNutrition
Anne RuudAdvisor Graduate Programs Specialist
Mary BuschetteAdvisorDirector of Alumni Relations

Graduate Student Board: Program Contacts 




Animal ScienceMadison BaconSudario Silva Jr.
Applied EconomicsRebecca WeirCarmen Armen Montalvo
Applied Plant SciencesKabita PoudelMuyideen Yusuf
Bioproducts and Biosystems Science, Engineering & ManagementCharles AyersKoushik Sampath
Conservation Sciences Kiley DavanJack Rabe
EntomologyLaura FrickeVACANT
Food ScienceObed AduamaBrittany Kralik
Land and Atmospheric Science  Trey MaddalenoVACANT
Natural Resources Science and ManagementJessica RootesLuiza Lucena
Nutrition Abigail KischZahra Moazzami
Plant PathologyJosé SolórzanoAndrew Mann
Water Resources ScienceLeslie LudtkeKatie Hembre