Board of Directors
BTI maintains a Board of Directors of no less than 12 and no more than 25, with four to five members having been nominated by the President of Cornell from within the university family, as mandated by the BTI Bylaws and the affiliation agreement with Cornell University.
Gregory Galvin, Ph.D.
Board of Directors, Chair
Chairman and CEO, Rheonix, Inc.
Paul Chomet, Ph.D.
Board of Directors, Vice Chair
Director of Ag Alliances
St. Louis, MO
Kathryn Boor, Ph.D.
Ronald P. Lynch Dean
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University
April L. Burke
Lewis-Burke Associates LLC
Lourdes Casanova, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Management and Academic Director of Emerging Markets Institute
S.C. Johnson School of Management
Peter Cornelius, Ph.D.
AlpInvest Partners/The Carlyle Group
New York, NY
Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D.
Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor in the Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
Jacqueline Heard, M.B.A., Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Boyce Thompson Institute
Professor, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
School of Integrative Plant Biology, Cornell University
Paula J. Mueller, Esq.
Managing Director & General Counsel
Parkview Wealth Management
New York, NY
Jan P. Nyrop, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Director
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Vice President & Chief Human Resources Officer
Roy H. Park, Jr.
President and CEO Park Outdoor Advertising of New York, Inc.
President and Chairman Triad Foundation, Inc.
Nancy E. Rawson, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Director / Associate Member
Monell Chemical Senses Center
Oliver W. Schulze
Curo Pet Care
San Francisco, CA
Kira S. Sheinerman, Ph.D., M.B.A.
CEO, DiamiR Biosciences Corp., Princeton, NJ
Managing Director, Investment Banking H.C. Wainwright & Co., New York, NY
Director, School of Integrative Plant Biology
Professor, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University
President, Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute
Plant Biology Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University