Committees/Volunteers

(Last updated 2/3/18)

Steering Committee

Dawn Gouge, University of Arizona
Lynnae Jess, North Central IPM Center
Eric Ritchie, McCain Foods, Co-chair
Thomas Green, IPM Institute of North America, Inc., Emeritus Co-chair
All committee members are Steering Committee members.

Awards Committee

Janet Hurley, Texas A&M University / AgriLife Extension, Co-chair
Shaku Nair, University of Arizona, Co-chair
Sharon Dobesh, The Industrial Fumigant Company, LLC
Martin Draper, Kansas State University
Muhammad Haseeb, Florida A&M University
Janet Knodel, North Dakota State University
Shujuan (Lucy) Li, University of Arizona
Modesto Olanya, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center
Megha N. Parajulee, Texas A&M University

Finances/Exhibits Committee

Thomas Green, IPM Institute of North America, Inc., Co-chair
Eric Ritchie, McCain Foods, Co-chair
Matthew Baur, Western IPM Center
Susan Ratcliffe, University of Illinois
Christian Steponitis, IPM Institute of North America, Inc.

Local Arrangements Committee

David Clement, University of Maryland Extension, Co-chair
Mary Kay Malinoski, University of Maryland Extension, Co-chair
Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, New York State IPM Program - Cornell University
Lynnae Jess, North Central IPM Center
Frannie Miller, Kansas State University
Sherri Novack, The IR-4 Project
Jolene Warnke-Roszel, Montana Dept. of Agriculture/Agricultural Services Bureau

Media/Outreach Committee

Marty Draper, Kansas State University
Sherry Glick, US EPA (retired)
Chris Gonzales, Northeastern IPM Center
Rosemary Hallberg, Southern IPM Center
Norman Leppla, University of Florida – IFAS
Christian Steponitis, IPM Institute of North America, Inc.

Posters Committee

Dawn Gouge, University of Arizona
Adeyemo Adenike, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria
Carrie Foss, Urban IPM Director, Washington State University Urban IPM & Pesticide Safety Education
Jacqueline Kowalski, Ohio State University Extension
Tunyalee Martin, University of California Statewide IPM Program
Debby Mir, Porter School of Environmental Studies, Tel Aviv University
Jhalendra Rijal, Area IPM Advisor-San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Merced, University of California-Cooperative Extension

Additional Reviewers

David Clement, University of Maryland Extension
Dr. Amanda Crump, Western IPM Center
Jenny Glass, Diagnostic Plant Pathologist, Washington State University
Dr. Suday Gyawaly, Entomology, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design, North Carolina A&T State University
Ronda Hirnyck, University of Idaho
Jim Jasinski, The Ohio State University
Mary Kay Malinoski, University of Maryland Extension
Dr. Timothy Miller, Washington State University Weed Specialist
Dr. Sandeep Singh, All India Coordinated Research Project on Fruits, Department of Fruit Science, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana
Jolene C. Warnke-Roszel, Montana Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Services Bureau

Program Committee

Matthew Baur, Western IPM Center, Chair
Lynn Braband, Cornell University
Seth Dibblee, US EPA
Ronda Hirnyck, University of Idaho
Per Kudsk, Aarhus University
George Norton, Virginia Tech
Rachel M. Riley, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Ashfaq Sial, University of Georgia
Stephen Vantassel, Montana Department of Agriculture
Kenneth Wise, Cornell University/NYS IPM

Site Selection Committee

Lynnae Jess, North Central IPM Center, Co-chair
Daren Mueller, Iowa State University, Co-chair
Herb Bolton, USDA NIFA
Dave Clement, University of Maryland Extension
Mary Kay Malinoski, University of Maryland Extension