STB Administration


Gary Munkvold

STB Graduate Program, Director
munkvold@iastate.edu


Lori Youngberg

STB Graduate Program, Coordinator
seedgrad@iastate.edu


Cindy Robertson

STB Short Course, Coordinator
stbshortcourse@iastate.edu

STB Advisory Council

The following Iowa State faculty members from the College of Agriculture & Life Science and the Ivy College of Business serve on the Advisory Council for the Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business. They contribute their expertise to guide and determine the STB program’s admission requirements, course curriculum, and graduation criteria.

INTERNAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS EMAIL
Carmen Bain
Associate Dean for Academic Innovation, Ag & Life Science Administration
cbain@iastate.edu
Susana Goggi
Department of Agronomy: Professor, Seed Science Center – Experiment Station
susana@iastate.edu
Jeffrey Iles
Dept of Horticulture: Professor and Chair
iles@iastate.edu
Valentina Salotti
Associate Dean, College of Business
vsalotti@iastate.edu 
Gary Munkvold
Dept of Plant Pathology and Microbiology: Professor; STB Program Director,
Director of Graduate Education (DOGE), Seed Science Center – Experiment Station
munkvold@iastate.edu

The following members comprise our External Advisory Council for the Graduate Program in Seed Technology and Business. These seed industry leaders contribute their wealth of industry expertise to guide the future of STB academic programming.

EXTERNAL ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS
Chris Varner
DF Seeds LLC. President and Former IPSA President
STB Master’s Alumni
Jim Schweigert
President at Gro Alliance, LLC
STB Master’s Alumni
Ken Davis
Commercial Director at GrowPro Genetics
STB Master’s Alumni