Team Members


Diane Wetherington,CEO

Diane manages our work on food safety process and cost improvements including the development of technology-based solutions for data management. Her graduate education was in economics, and her experience includes characterizing food safety processes and using data to evaluate best practices.

Susan Leaman, vice president

 

 

 

 

Andrew Kelly, Research associate

 

 

Taylor Kelly, Research Associate

Susan has been a scientific consultant to the fresh produce industry since 2006. Using her educational background in environmental effects on human health, she has developed an expertise in evaluating food safety risks related to production, harvesting and packing operations. She has facilitated the development of numerous commodity-specific food safety guidelines and other industry resources.    

Andrew joined our team in 2018 as a research associate. He has a bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Chapman University, Orange, CA. Andrew comes to iDS with experience in project development, management, and editorial work in academic publications.

Taylor joined our team in 2018 as a research associate. She has a bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Chapman University, Orange, CA. Taylor has extensive experience in research and editorial experience during her graduate studies and museum work.