The American Dairy Science Association (ASDA) — the preeminent science-based organization working to advance a sustainable global dairy industry — seeks its next Executive Director. Founded in 1906 with 19 charter members, the organization currently has approximately 3,000 members in student, professional, and corporate categories. ADSA’s members hail from over 60 countries, although most reside in North America. Together, ADSA members have discovered new methods and technologies that have revolutionized the dairy industry.
This is a unique opportunity for an individual with the right mix of proven business management skills and a demonstrated ability to work constructively within a vibrant, science-driven learning environment. ADSA’s new Executive Director will be expected to work collaboratively within an intellectually and financially robust organization comprising academics, industry personnel, and other individuals dedicated to meaningful scientific advancement in all aspects of the dairy industry. Operating in a highly collegial and inclusive environment, the Executive Director will help manage and administer a wide variety of programs and activities designed to generate the science-based solutions needed to keep ADSA at the forefront of efforts to meet growing global food needs and evolving consumer expectations.
ADSA’s office is in Champaign, Illinois and located within the FASS office suite. As a national organization, ADSA is open to its next Executive Director serving in a virtual/remote location.
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