Board of Directors

PROCINORTE’s Board of Directors is composed of official representatives of national agricultural research organizations in Canada, Mexico, the United States as well as a representative of the Inter-American Institute for Co-operation on Agriculture (IICA). Supported by an Executive Secretary, the Board identifies areas of mutual interest, defines priorities and oversees work plans of PROCINORTE’s Task Forces.
The Board of Directors has a President appointed by consensus for a two year period, which is renewable for a maximum of four years.

Board of Directors  –  Directory

Dr. Luis Ángel Rodríguez del Bosque

_____

Country Representative (Mexico)

Encargado del Despacho de los Asuntos de la Dirección General del INIFAP

Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales,  Agrícolas y Pacuarias (INIFAP).Oficinas Centrales, Av. Progreso No 5, Barrio de Santa Catarina,Delegación Coyoacán, México, D.F. C.P. 04010
Tel: (55) 38 71 87 33
Fax: (55) 38 71 87 01
rodriguez.luis@inifap.gob.mx

Dr. Gilles Saindon

President of the Board

_____

Country Representative (Canada)

Assistant Deputy Minister (ADM)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Science and Technology Branch 1305 Baseline Road Tower 5, Floor 6, Room 256
Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0C5 Canada
Tel :  613-773-1840
Fax :  613-773-1844
gilles.saindon@canada.ca

Country Representative 
(USA)

 

Mr. Federico Villarreal

_____

IICA Representative

Technical Cooperation Manager
Inter-American-Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Headquarters
600 metros del Cruce Ipis Coronado San Isidro de Coronado  San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: (+506) 2216-0222
federico.villarreal@iica.int

Board Support

Dr. José Isabel López-Arroyo

(Mexico)

Investigador Titular Entomología, Control Biológico
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales,  Agrícolas y Pacuarias (INIFAP).
Campo Experimental General Terán, Km 31 Car. Moterelos-China General Terán N.L., México 
Tel: (55) 38718700 ext. 83605
lopez.jose@inifap.gob.mx

Mr. Bob Turnock

(Canada)

Deputy Director, Science Partnerships Division
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Science and Technology Branch
Tel: (306) 737-6574
Bob.turnock@agr.gc.ca 

 

Mr. Ryan Moore

(USA)

International Relations Specialist
USDA/Agricultural Research Service
Office of International Research Programs
5601 Sunnyside Ave., Bldg 4-1124-A,
Beltsville, MD 20705-5141, USA
Tel: (301)-504-4535
Fax: (301)-504-4528
ryan.moore@ars.usda.gov

Ms. Celestina Brenes

IICA

Technical Specialist in Bioeconomy and Cooperation Inter-American-Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Headquarters
600 metros del Cruce Ipis Coronado San Isidro de Coronado San Jose, Costa Rica
Tel: (+506) 2216-0222
celestina.brenes@iica.int