Richard Allison Herrett Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Research, Rutgers University, 1954; Master of Science in Agronomy/Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biochemistry/Organic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1959; postgraduate, George Washington University postgraduate, University of California, Berkeley.
Leader research team, Boyce Thompson Institute, Yonkers, New York, 1959-1961;
leader research team, Union Carbide Corporation, Clayton, North Carolina, 1961-1970;
technical manager, ICI Americans Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1970-1975;
director research and development, ICI Americans Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1975-1987;
member government relations, science liaison, ICI Americans Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, 1987-1992;
president, consultant, EnvirAg Associations, Bethesda, Maryland., 1992-1994;
executive director, Agricultural Research Institute, Bethesda, since 1995. Board directors, treasurer, trustee North Carolina Biotech Center, Research Triangle Park;board directors Agricultural Research Institute/Bio, Washington. Treasurer Curriculum Vitae Riley Foundation, Washington, 1988-1992.
Vice chairman of the executive board Business Council on Indoor Air. Appointee North Carolina Board Science and Technology. Presenter in field.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemists (finance chairman), National Agricultural Chemicals Association (chairman, member research directors committee), American Chemical Society, Weed Science Society of America, Sigma Xi, Institute Food Technologists.
Married Virginia Walker, July 28, 1958 (divorced July 1978). Children: Steven Jay, Jeffrey James, William Allan. Married Joan Hanhauser Maurer, August 26, 1978.
1 child, Maxwell.
1954Rutgers University , Agricultural Research , Bachelor of Science
1956University Minnesota , Agronomy/Organic Chemistry , Master of Science
1959University Minnesota , Plant Biochemistry/Organic Chemistry , Doctor of Philosophy
George Washington University , Postgraduated
University California , Postgraduated