Key Advisory Committee

ATI's Key Advisory Committee provides  advice to the Institute covering a wide array of topics, including, but not limited to, the following:

  • mission and vision
  • strategic planning
  • enrollment opportunities
  • new program initiatives
  • efficiencies of operation
  • development efforts
  • internships and placement
  • workforce training
  • public relations and campus visibility
  • personnel searches
  • customer satisfaction
  • industry needs and expectations
  • education/industry partnerships
  • capital building projects

_DSC0767.jpgThe Ohio State ATI Key Advisory Committee includes one representative from each of the Institute's  academic program advisory committees.  Representatives are appointed by the Director in consultation with the appropriate academic program coordinator.  Additional at-large members, whose experiences and interests are deemed appropriate to the mission and vision of the Institute, may be appointed at the discretion of the Director.  The current President of the Ohio State ATI Alumni Association will serve as one of the at-large members. 

2013-14 Key Advisory Committee Members

Names in boldface are ATI graduates

Mr. Arden Shisler
Retired
Nationwide Insurance
Mr. Justin Marotta
Co-Owner / Manager
Possum Run Greenhouse.
Ms.  Connie Finton
Owner
Carlene Farms
Mr. Keith Balduff
Manager
Willowway Nurseries, Inc.
Mr. Dale Leppo
President
Leppo Inc.
Mr. Larry Powell
Superintendent
Clearview Golf Club
Mr. David Stiles
Agroscience Teacher
Indian Valley High School
Dr. Norman Stanley
Assistant Director (Retired)
Ohio State ATI
Ms. Diana Ferich
Designer
Interior Design
Mr. Paul Barco
Owner
Barco Sons Inc.
Mr. Donald Bogner
President
Genahol, Inc.
Mr. Robert Slingluff
President
Yardmaster of Columbus Inc.
Mr. Doug Dawson
Vice President
Dawson Farms, INC
Mr. Larry Peirgallini
Attorney at Law
Mr. Chris Henney
President
Ohio AgriBusiness Association
Mr. John Grimes
Associate Professor
OSU Extension Beef Coordinator / Ohio Cattleman's Assoc.
Mr. Glenn Schaal
Bosch Rexroth Corp
Ms. Jamie Mesnard
Group Supervisor
Wil Research
 
Mr. Jim Jindra
Manager, Consumer Product Development
J M Smucker Co.
Mr. David O'Diam
Certified Angus Beef
 
Mr. Jim Stefanak
Livestock Nutritional Consultant
Mr. Barry Romich
President
Romich Foundation
Mr. John Queen
District Manager
Tractor Supply Co.
Mr. George Murphy
President
Wayne Homes
Mr. Cary Matthias
President
Precision Analytical, Inc.
 
Ms. Leah Miller
Small Farm Institute

Mr. Karl Kelby
Smith Dairy

 

John Weaver
Facilities Manager
Certified Angus Beef