Board of Control

The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is governed by an eight-member board. Statutory authority of the Board is found in Connecticut General Statutes 22-79 through 22-83.

 

Current Members:

  • Governor Ned Lamont, ex officio
  • Commissioner of Agriculture Bryan Hurlburt 
  • Terry Jones of Shelton (Governor appointee)
  • Joan Nichols of Lebanon (Governor appointee)
  • Dr. Frederick M. Cohan, appointed by Board of Trustees of Wesleyan University
  • Dr. Erol Fikrig, appointed by the Governing Board of the Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University
  • Dr. Michael O'Neill, appointed by the Board of Trustees of the University of Connecticut
  • CAES Director, Dr. Jason C. White, ex officio

Officers:

  • President:  Governor Ned Lamont 
  • Vice President:  Terry Jones
  • Secretary:  Michael O'Neill
  • Director, Treasurer, and Attorney for Investments:  Dr. Jason C. White 

Executive and Finance Committee:

  • Terry Jones
  • Dr. Jason C. White
  • Joan Nichols

Meetings of Board:

The Board meets quarterly during the calendar year.

 

Scheduled Meetings in 2023-2024:

  • Wednesday, April 19, 2023, 10:00 a.m., New Haven
  • Wednesday, August 2, 2023, 1:00 p.m., Hamden
  • Wednesday, October 18, 2023, 10:00 a.m., Windsor
  • Wednesday, January 17, 2024, 10:00 a.m., Wethersfield
    • Snow date: Friday, January 19, 2024, 10:00 a.m., Wethersfield
Board of Control Meeting Minutes: