Announcing Our New Executive Director


The board of the Rural Advancement Foundation International – USA welcomes Scott Marlow as RAFI’s Executive Director. Scott has been at RAFI for 16 years. Most recently,  Scott directed our Farm Sustainability Program and oversaw our work on crop insurance, risk management, access to credit, food and faith, and advocacy for farmers in financial crisis.

Scott has served on the steering committee of the National Task Force to Renew Agriculture of the Middle, the Organization Council of the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, the Board of the Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, the Board of the North Carolina Farm Transition Network, and currently serves on the NC Agricultural Advancement Consortium and the Advisory Committee of the NC Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund.

Scott holds a Masters degree in Crop Science from NC State University, and a BA in Political Science from Duke University.