Alliance for Potato Research & Education

Our Mission Statement
The Alliance for Potato Research & Education (APRE) is dedicated to advancing the scientific understanding of the role potatoes play in promoting the health of all people.

Our Organization
APRE is a not-for-profit organization funded by the potato industry, including potato growers and potato food manufacturers. APRE does not lobby or further any political or partisan interest.

Our Board of Directors
The APRE board of directors provides leadership to ensure that APRE remains focused on its mission to advance the scientific understanding of the role potatoes play in promoting the health of all people. The board of directors relies on scientific advisors and consultants to help inform and implement research and programming.

Frank Finn

Chair

McCain Foods USA

Dan Moss

Moss Farms

Keith McGovern

Vice Chair

R.D. Offutt Company

Blair Richardson

Potatoes USA

Peter Johnston

Secretary/Treasurer

Cavendish Farms

Ernest Embola, PhD

J.R. Simplot Company

John Bareman

Canadian Potato Council

Alison Bodor

American Frozen Foods Institute

Mike Pink

Pink Farms

John Keeling

Lamb Weston

Mike Smith

National Potato Council