Keith Pitts

Title: Board Member

Keith Pitts is currently the President of Curragh Oaks Consulting, an agriculture, environment and food consulting firm based in Sacramento, CA. Formerly, Keith was the Director of Public Policy for the Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology, a think tank established by the Pew Charitable Trusts that is focused on policy issues concerning genetically engineered foods. Previously, under the leadership of Secretary of Agriculture, the Honorable Dan Glickman, Mr. Pitts was his Special Assistant for Domestic Policy. From 1991 to 1997, Mr. Pitts was a Democratic Subcommittee Staff Director for the House Committee on Agriculture. From 1986 to 1990, Mr. Pitts served as Legislative Director for Rep. Charlie Rose (D-NC), at which time he began his efforts for the Tibetan Cause and in the founding of the International Campaign for Tibet.