California Department of Food and Agriculture


Helene Dillard, Academic Member (University of California)

Term Expires: January 2020

Helene Dillard

Helene Dillard has been dean of the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis since 2014 and held multiple positions at Cornell University from 1984 to 2014, including associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences from 2002 to 2014, and professor from 1984 to 2014. She earned a doctor of philosophy degree in plant pathology and a master of science degree in soil science from the University of California, Davis.