Governance & Administration:
| Board of Governors
| Dean's Council
| Logistics Group
Board of Governors
The Board of Governors is the policy and funding authority for
the ARI. It consists of the four CSU presidents as well as the
University of California Vice President for the Division of
Agriculture and Natural Resources, and four industry
representatives. Under the direction of the board of governors, the
institute's member colleges of agriculture respond collaboratively
to the state agricultural industry's needs for applied research and
technical assistance in both traditional and non-traditional
The Deans' Council oversees the respective campus ARI operations,
including annual budgets and matching fund certification, and reviews
System proposals prior to Board review. The Council consists of the deans
from the four member colleges of agriculture.
The Campus Coordinators are responsible for campus daily administration and
research project oversight.
The Logistics Group consists of Campus Coordinators and research administrators
at both the college and university/auxiliary level who provide day-to-day support
for the ARI.
The ARI executive director reports to the Board of Governors and
works collaboratively and consultatively with the Deans' Council on
operational issues. He/she is responsible for the overall
performance, promotion, growth, and financial and programmatic
compliance and accountability of ARI programs.
The ARI Administration Office is currently housed on Cal Poly, Pomona's campus.