2024-Officers & Trustees 2023  

Dana O. Porter, PE

Professor & Associate Department Head
Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
Extension Program Leader
Texas A&M University
Lubbock, Texas

Past President
Keith G. Tinsey, PE

Director of Operations
Black Gold Farms

Grand Ledge, Michigan

Douglas R. Otto, PE

Chief Engineer, Harvesting Driveling
CNH Industrial
Sardinia, Ohio

Gary E. Seibel

Facilities Engineer 
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
College Park, Maryland

Executive Director
Darrin J. Drollinger

Executive Director
St. Joseph, Michigan
Phone: 269-932-7022


Gayle C. Baker, PE

Agricultural Services Engineer
Maurer-Stutz, Inc.
Peoria, Illinois

Edward M. Barnes

Director, Agricultural Research
Cotton Inc
Cary, North Carolina

Bethany A. (Brittenham) Bertsch, PE

Civil Engineer (Water Resources)
I & S Group Inc. (ISG)
Des Moines, Iowa

Ann D. Christy, PE

Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

Oladiran O. Fasina

Professor and Head
Auburn State University
Auburn, Alabama

Carol L. Jones, PE

Professor Emeritus
Oklahoma State University
Stored Product Engineering
Owner/Lead Engineer
CL Jones Consulting, LLC
Stillwater, Oklahoma

Kyle R. Mankin

Research Leader
Research Agricultural Engineer
USDA-ARS (Agricultural Research Service)
Fort Collins, Colorado

Valerie Orsat

McGill University
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, Canada

Laura M. Pepple, PE

Director of Continuous Improvement
Puck Enterprises
Manning, Iowa

Travis S. Tsunemori

R & D Manager
Kubota Tractor Corp
Grapevine, Texas