Thomas G. Coon, vice chair, joined the IFDC board in 2021 and has served as Oklahoma State University’s Vice President of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources since 2014, where he has been responsible for the integration of the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station, the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Before joining OSU, he was director of Michigan State University Cooperative Extension and a professor of fisheries and wildlife at MSU for 25 years. Dr. Coon received his Ph.D. from the University of California-Davis and served on the faculty at the University of Missouri before his move to Michigan State.