Thomas Wynn

USRPA Chairman Thomas Wynn is a farmer, rancher, marketing analyst, and COO of M&W Farm & Ranch in Egypt, Texas. He is also a partner in Coastal Rice & Futures Inc. in East Bernard, Texas. His specialty is risk management in agricultural commodity markets. He also focuses on innovation diffusion Read more…

Grace Wang

Easter Hemisphere Promotions Coordinator Grace Wang is responsible for processing accounts receivables, payables and payroll for USRPA, RMTC, TX Rice Council and PAC and assist with federal (USDA) grant claims, accounting and contribution records. Wang born in China, she is bilingual Chinese – English and moved to Houston after graduating Read more…

Trey Barker

Member Services Trey Barker is from a 5th generation rice farming family in Texas. Barker recently graduated from Texas A&M University majoring in Agriculture Leadership Education & Development. Along with a passion for production agriculture and connecting with others in the rice and cattle industries, Barker is an avid hunter, Read more…

Bianka Rodriguez

Western Hemisphere Promotions and Marketing Director Bianka Rodriguez, Wester Hemisphere Promotions and Marketing Director is responsible for managing USRPA’s Unified Export Strategy International Rice Promotion campaigns in Mexico and Central America and regularly travels to audit and review campaign activities. Rodriguez also coordinates and facilitates the logistical aspects involved with Read more…

Veronica Galvan

Events & Technology Manager Veronica Galvan, Events & Technology Manager, is responsible for the organization’s technical and digital strategies including production of marketing materials for international and domestic initiatives. Galvan has an extensive background working with technology specific to the non-profit industry and graduated from DeVry University with a bachelor’s Read more…

Marcela Garcia

Chief Operating Officer Marcela Garcia, COO, graduated from the University of Houston with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing with a minor in Spanish and Entrepreneurship. Garcia began working with USRPA as an intern in September 2008 and joined the USRPA team in May 2009. In addition to developing and implementing Read more…

Dwight Roberts

President & CEO Dwight Roberts, President & CEO of the US Rice Producers Association, has spent the last 30 years working in agriculturally related international activities both in the private sector and as the director for international marketing at the Texas Department of Agriculture. He also spent 10 years living Read more…