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.
Roberto Cañizares, M.B.A.
Retired – President, MSA International
MSA Safety Inc.
Lourdes Casanova, Ph.D.
Senior Lecturer of Management and Gail and Roberto Cañizares Director of Emerging Markets Institute
S.C. Johnson School of Management
Paul Chomet, Ph.D.
Chomet Consulting LLC Groton, CT
Peter Cornelius, Ph.D.
AlpInvest Partners/The Carlyle Group
New York, NY
Board Member, Alliance for Science
New York, NY
Mary Lou Guerinot, Ph.D.
Ronald and Deborah Harris Professor in the Sciences
Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
Benjamin Houlton, Ph.D.
Ronald P. Lynch Dean, Office of the Dean
Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Professor, Department of Global Development
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Associate Professor – The School of Plant Sciences, iPlant Collaborative
University of Arizona
Katherine McComas, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Engagement and Land-Grant Affairs, Office of the Provost
Professor, Department of Communication
Susan McCouch, Ph.D.
Adjunct Faculty, Boyce Thomson Institute
Barbara McClintock Professor, Plant Breeding & Genetics
Professor, Computational Biology
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Melinda R. Oakes
Triad Foundation, Inc.
Roy H. Park, Jr.
President and CEO Park Outdoor Advertising of New York, Inc.
President and Chairman Triad Foundation, Inc.
Sally Rockey, Ph.D
Chief Executive Officer
Curo Pet Care
San Francisco, CA
Oliver W. Schulze, M.B.A.
Margaret Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Dean and Director, Cornell AES
Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section Department of Global Development
David Stern, Ph.D.
President, Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute
Plant Biology Section, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University
Charles H. Trautmann, Ph.D.
Adj. Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Psychology