Cross Mentor Recognition Presented in Lincoln, NE

Jul 02, 2015

Cross Mentor Recognition Presented in Lincoln, NE

AMSA is honored to announce the establishment of the Dr. H. Russell Cross Mentor Recognition Fund.  This mentorship was presented  during the awards banquet at RMC on Tuesday, June 16.

Dr. H. Russell Cross has more than 40 years of management experience, holding numerous positions in government, academia, and the private sector.  Dr. Cross currently holds the position of Professor & Head, Department of Animal Science, Texas A&M University.  He most recently served as Executive Vice President for Operations and Chief of Staff to President Elsa Murano.   Additionally, Dr. Cross was founder and Executive Director of both the Texas A&M Institute of Food Science and Engineering and the International HACCP Alliance.   He has received numerous awards and professional and was inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame in 2009.  His foresight, leadership, and mentorship of countless students and peers have influenced the vision and advancement of the meat industry. 

The American Meat Science Association mentor recognition program gives members a unique avenue to recognize the professional mentors or colleagues who have influenced their careers. The program allows such members to make a contribution for special activities in the name of the honored person.

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