The purpose of the Council shall be to advise the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on all aspects of teaching, research, and Extension programs and to advance and promote the programs of the College.  This includes matters pertaining to review current and future plans of the college; provide information and recommendations concerning these plans; assist in the dissemination of information with constituent groups; and public relations and image/reputation.

Dean's Advisory Council, 2012-13

Dean's Advisory Council, 2012-13

By-Laws

Council Members

Cynthia M. Barber, PBM Products, LLC
Hobey Bauhan, Virginia Poultry Federation
Ryan Burnette, Director of International Biosafety & Biosecurity Programs at AT-RISK International, LLC.
Gene Copenhaver, First Bank and Trust
Richard Crowder, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech
Katie Kyger Frazier, Virginia Agribusiness Council
William J. Gouldin, Jr., Strange's Florist and Greenhouses
Alan L. Grant, Dean
Jimmy Graves, Graves Mountain Lodge
Steve Grigg, Grigg Design
Jewel Hairston, Dean, Virginia State University
Edwin Jones, Associate Dean and Director of Virginia Cooperative Extension
Tatiana Lorca, Ecolabs
Martha Moore, Virginia Farm Bureau
Saied Mostaghimi, Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies
Wayne Pryor, Virginia Farm Bureau
Shawn Semones, Director of R&D, Novozymes Biologicals, Inc.
Susan Sumner, Associate Dean, Academic Programs
O. Bryan Taliaferro, Jr., Montague Farms