John J. Kennelly, University of Alberta, Canada
John J. Kennelly, served for 10 years as Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta. He has served as President of GCHERA (Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences) since 2013. GCHERA member associations represent over 900 agricultural and life science universities across five continents and its mission is to encourage global co-operation and leadership in education, research and outreach in agricultural and life sciences. Dr Kennelly serves on a number of international boards and committees including the Steering Committee of GFAR (Global Forum on Agricultural Research) and the Global Task Force for the Tropical Agriculture Program (TAP). Awards include the 2011 Distinguished Agrologist Award, the Arthur G. McCalla Professorship, the American Society of Animal Science Ruminant Nutrition Award and the Earl W. Crampton Award for Distinguished Service in Nutrition. He was inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame in 2016 and he is a Fellow of the Agriculture Institute of Canada, the Canadian Society of Animal Science and the International College of Nutrition.
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