About the Stakeholders

The Stakeholder Advisory Board consists of individuals representing key private-sector, public-sector, and non-governmental organization stakeholders from regional, state, and local levels across the case study Chesapeake Bay watershed. They include farmers; businesses at other stages (upstream and downstream of farms) in supply chains for food and agricultural products; a farmland developer; local, state, and regional government agency officials; representatives from environmental organizations who work on agricultural sustainability; and representatives from agricultural organizations.

Stakeholder Advisory Board Members

Chris Brosch

Nutrient Management Program Administrator for Delaware Dept of Ag

Dorothy Ann Cross

Urban Agriculture Coordinator, The Pennsylvania Women's Agricultural Network (PA-WAgN)

Paul Duncan

Director of Sustainability, Anuvia Plant Nutrients


Franklin Egan

Founder and Principal Consultant, Clear Climate Strategies

David L. Faulkner

Natural Resource Economist, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Retired

Melissa Gates

Government Relations Associate, County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania

Peter Hughes

President Red Barn Consulting

Kristen Hughes Evans

Executive Director, Sustainable Chesapeake
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Amy Jacobs

Agriculture Program Director, MDDC Chapter The Nature Conservancy

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Dean James

Farm Manager, Cotner Farms LP

Patti Nitterhouse

Vice President at White Rock Inc.

Keith T. Ohlinger

Owner Porch View Farm LLC

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Kelly O'Neill

Agricultural Policy Analyst, Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Jennifer Reed-Harry

Assistant Vice President, PennAg Industries Association

Joel Rotz

Manager, Government Affairs and Communications, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau

Lindsay A. Thompson

Executive Director, Maryland Grain Producers Association

Dr. Kendall Tyree

Executive Director, Virginia Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts

Timothy Woodward

Chief Executive Officer, Tellus Agronomics LLC

Daniel L. Zimmerman

Township Manager, Warwick Township, PA