Advisory Council

The Advisory Council provides a broad vision to guide our Steering Committee and staff. Members represent a wide range of stakeholders, linking the Center to stakeholder needs and priorities for pest management programs. (Learn more: Advisory Council Membership Guidelines). Advisory Council members are also an important avenue for Center outreach to their constituencies and beyond.

Name Affiliation State
Yao Afantchao University of the District of Columbia DC
John Ayers Penn State, Professor Emeritus PA
Jerry Baron Rutgers University NJ
Donn Branton Branton Farms NY
Herb Bolton USDA-NIFA (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) DC
Dennis Calvin* Penn State PA
Jacqueline Czub New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets NY
Donna Ellis* University of Connecticut CT
Carol Glenister IPM Laboratories NY
Tim Griffin Tufts University MA
Michael Hansen Consumers Union NY
David Holm NE-SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education) VT
Mike Hoffmann* Cornell University NY
Cerruti Hooks University of Maryland MD
Glen Koehler* University of Maine ME
Rob Koethe EPA Region I MA
Ana Legrand University of Connecticut CT
Ken Martin Furmano Foods PA
Clarissa Mathews* Shepherd University, Redbud Organic Growers WV
Cathy Neal University of New Hampshire NH
Jan Nyrop* Cornell University NY
Rose Ogutu Delaware State University DE
Edward Rajotte Penn State PA
Rachel Riley HUD Office of Healthy Homes DC
Cesar Rodriguez-Saona Rutgers University NJ
Joseph Russo* ZedX, Inc. PA
Jill Schroeder USDA-ARS (Office of Pest Management Policy) DC
Andrea Szylvian* EPA Region I, Pesticide Program MA
Lee Tanner EPA Office of Pesticide Programs DC
Ellen Tohn Tohn Environmental Strategies MA
Mark VanGessel University of Delaware DE
*Steering Committee member