Catherine Bertini

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Catherine Bertini was appointed by Barack Obama as a member of the Board for International Food and Agriculture Development in 2011.[1] Bertini is a member of the High Level Panel of Experts which advises the Committee on World Food Security of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.

"Catherine Bertini is currently Chair of the International Relations Program and Professor of Public Administration and International Relations at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs of Syracuse University. Prior to her current position, Ms. Bertini served as a Senior Fellow in Agricultural Development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. From 2003 to 2005 Ms. Bertini was United Nations Under Secretary General for Management and from 1992 to 2002 she served as the Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Program. Ms. Bertini also served as Assistant Secretary for Food and Consumer Services at the US Department of Agriculture from 1989 to 1992. Through the course of her career Ms. Bertini has been recognized with numerous awards and honors including being named 2003 World Food Prize Laureate. She holds a B. A. in Political Science from the State University of New York at Albany."[2]

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  1. President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts, May 20, 2011, Accessed May 20, 2011.
  2. President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts, May 20, 2011, Accessed May 20, 2011.

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