of the Center on Communication, Leadership, and Policy at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California. In addition, Mr. Glickman is co-chair of AGree, a multifoundation effort to review long-term food and agriculture policy. Mr. Glickman received his B.A. in history from the University of Michigan and his J.D. from The George Washington University. He is a member of the Kansas and District of Columbia Bars.
M. R. C. Greenwood, Ph.D. (Vice Chair) is president of the University of Hawaii System, a position she assumed in 2009. Previously, Dr. Greenwood was professor of nutrition and internal medicine, chair of the Graduate Group in Nutritional Biology, and director of the Foods for Health Initiative at the University of California, Davis. She served as chancellor of the University of California, Santa Cruz, from 1996 to 2004, and University of California provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Prior to her Santa Cruz appointments, Dr. Greenwood was dean of graduate studies, vice provost of academic outreach, and professor of biology and internal medicine at the University of California, Davis. She was chair of the Department of Biology at Vassar College. From 1993 to 1995, she served as associate director for science at the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President of the United States. Dr. Greenwood is the author of numerous scientific publications in the areas of nutrition, obesity, and diabetes. She is past president and fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, fellow of the American Academies of Arts and Sciences, and past president of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity. She is past chair of the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) Food and Nutrition Board, the National Research Council (NRC) Policy and Global Affairs Committee, and the IOM Committee on Dietary Supplement Use by Military Personnel, and is a former member of the National Science Board. Dr. Greenwood received her A.B., summa cum laude, from Vassar College and received her Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University. She is a member of the IOM.
William Purcell, III, J.D. (Vice Chair) is an attorney in Nashville, Tennessee, who most recently served as special advisor on Allston and co-chair of the Work Team for Allston in the Office of the President at Harvard University. From 2008 to 2010, he served as director of the Institute of Politics at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. He previously was mayor of Nashville, Tennessee, from 1999 to 2007. Mr. Purcell’s accomplishments as a civic leader earned him Public Official of the Year honors in 2006 from Governing Magazine. In 1986 he was