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
John Ayers Penn State, Professor Emeritus PA
Kofi Berko Dept of Housing and Urban Development DC
James Dill University of Maine ME
Andy Fellenz Fellenz Family Organic Farm NY
Carol Glenister IPM Laboratories NY
Deborah Grantham* Cornell University NY
George Hamilton Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey NJ
Michael Hansen Consumers Union NY
Cerruti Hooks University of Maryland MD
Glen Koehler* University of Maine ME
Rob Koethe EPA Region 1 MA
Vijay Nandula USDA-NIFA National Program Leader KS
Heather Omand Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education VT
David Owens* University of Delaware DE
Hilary Sandler University of Massachusetts MA
Jennifer Sass Natural Resources Defense Council DC
Margaret Smith* Cornell University NY
Andrea Szylvian* EPA Region 1, Pesticide Program MA
Julie Urban The Pennsylvania State University PA
Simon Zebelo University of Maryland Eastern Shore MD
*Steering Committee member