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Board Members

Executive Committee

Name, Position, Affiliated Organization

Brian Backe, Chair, CRS
Arlyn Schipper, Vice Chair, Growing Project
Ruth Farrell,Treasurer, PCUSA
Geoff Andersen, At-large, John Deere Foundation

Board Directors

George Armstrong, Growing Project
Sarah Beams, Growing Project
Harley Buys, Growing Project
Gary Cook, At-large
Dave Fuerst, LWR
Dulce Gamboa, Bread for the World
Doug Harford, Growing Project
Joy Kauffman, Growing Project
Pam Lage, Growing Project
Jerry Lundeen, Growing Project
John Lyon, WHI
Alice Mar, United Methodist Comm on Relief
Cort Miller, NCM
Cosmas Mwanzia, Kenya Machakos Program
Jim Rufenacht, Growing Project
Stephanie Sackett, World Renew
Jim Schmidt, Growing Project
Claude Schrock, Growing Project
Ann Walle, CWS
Dan Wiens, MCC
Steve Witt, Growing Project
Jay Wittmeyer, Church of the Brethren General Board - Global Food Crisis Fund