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
Rakesh Chandran West Virginia University WV
James Dill University of Maine ME
Carol Glenister IPM Laboratories NY
Deborah Grantham* Cornell University NY
George Hamilton Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey NJ
Glen Koehler* University of Maine ME
Bob Mann National Assoc. of Landscape Professionals DC
Carrie Mansue Rutgers Cooperative Extension NJ
Vijay Nandula* USDA-NIFA National Program Leader KS
Alicyn Smart Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network, University of Maine ME
Margaret Smith* Cornell University NY
Andrea Szylvian* EPA Region 1, Pesticide Program MA
Lisa Tewksbury University of Rhode Island RI
Julie Urban The Pennsylvania State University PA
Amber Vinchesi-Vahl University of New Hampshire NH
Simon Zebelo University of Maryland Eastern Shore / IR-4 MD
TBD EPA Region 1  
TBD Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP)  
TBD U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development  
*Steering Committee member