Executive Committee

ORI Executive Committee

Tom Rabaey, General Mills (Committee Chair)
Greg Cuomo, UMN CFANS
Peter Entz, Richardson Milling
Tyler Tiede, PepsiCo
Bruce Roskens, Grain Millers, Inc.
Chris Clark (ex officio), NAMA


The objectives of the ORI Executive Committee are to:

● Provide leadership in implementing the strategy/roadmap of the initiative developed by the scientific community to address the problem of oat rust.

● Provide stakeholder management on behalf of the initiative.

● Attract support from additional interest groups.

● Provide mentoring to the scientific community for the sake of timely execution of the strategy.

● Ensure flexible and prompt response to funding opportunities.

● Engage public and private funding sources above and beyond grant proposals submitted by the scientific community.