FST Advisory Board Committees

Beaver Classic™  Communications & Branding  Donor Relations & Philanthropy  Sustainability  Undergraduate Recruitment

Beaver Classic™

Committee Objectives
  • Review and improve current financial and marketing plans to build awareness and increase profits
  • Assess food industry impact and competition
  • Retain student education as #1 focus
  • Assess feasibility and market potential of additional Beaver Classic™ products (i.e. beer, smoked fish)
  • Explore a Beaver Classic™ Challenge contest and obtain funding
Committee members

Advisory Board
Lisbeth Goddik, Chair
Paul Arbuthnot
Pete Kent - advisory only
Paul Meade
Julianne Wood-Rethwill
OSU Faculty
Jeff Clawson
Robin Frojen

Communications & Branding

Committee Objectives
  • Develop creative brief and positioning for FST
  • Create consistent brand messaging platform across all mediums
  • Support launch/communication of new brand positioning
Committee members

Advisory Board
Craig Ostbo, Chair
Lisbeth Goddik
Dave Lundahl - market research
Julianne Wood-Rethwill
OSU Faculty & Staff
Sarah Haluzak
Heidi Happonen - advisory
Debby Yacas

Donor Relations & Philanthropy

Committee Objectives
  • Leverage Advisory Board contacts and work with foundation to seek funding for FST facilities, equipment, research, professorships, scholarships
  • Develop expanded potential Donor Network through launch of new FST sustainability vision
  • Grow FST connections with Food Processors, Industry organizations, Legislature & Foundations
Committee members

Advisory Board
Julianne Wood-Rethwill, Chair
Pete Kent
Craig Ostbo
Joth Ricci
Grant Schoenhard
OSU Faculty
Lisbeth Goddik
Tom Shellhammer
OSU Foundation
Amy Crumley
Alexis Eichler

Sustainability

Committee Objectives
  • Build FST pre-eminence in Sustainability through curriculum, research and outreach
  • Establish FST as a leader in sustainability through launch of Forum, Consortium/Center
Committee members

Advisory Board
Sarah Beaubien
Lisbeth Goddik
David Gremmels - advisory
Rebecca Field - on hiatus
Sam Tannahill
Julianne Wood-Rethwill
OSU Faculty
Sheri Cole
Glen Li
Yanyun Zhao

Undergraduate Recruitment

Committee Objectives
  • Plan and develop FST introductory programs for high schools and other feeder programs in Oregon and region
  • Work with FST Alumni to expand to out-of-state high school students
  • Establish summer high school student camps
  • Establish mentorship/Internship programs with FST Advisory Board/Industry
Committee members

Advisory Board
Lisbeth Goddik, Co-Chair
Kurt McKnight, Co-Chair
Chris Sarles
Grant Schoenhard - advisory
Julianne Wood-Rethwill
OSU Faculty & Staff
Sheri Cole
Deborah Gould
Sue Queisser
Dan Smith