Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California
As vice president for UC’s Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Glenda Humiston brings more than 25 years of policy development and program implementation supporting sustainability, including time as a Peace Corps volunteer in Tunisia and several years as a consultant on environmental and agricultural issues throughout the western states. President Obama appointed her California State Director for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development programs 2009–15. From 1998–2001, she served President Clinton as Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at USDA. Humiston earned her Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in environmental science, policy and management; a master’s in international agricultural development from UC Davis; and a bachelor’s in animal science from Colorado State University.