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
Andy Fellenz Fellenz Family Organic Farm NY
Carol Glenister IPM Laboratories NY
Deborah Grantham* Cornell University NY
Kelly Hamby University of Maryland MD
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
Bob Nowierski USDA-NIFA (National Institute of Food and Agriculture) DC
Jan Nyrop* Cornell University NY
Heather Omand Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education VT
David Owens University of Delaware DE
Hilary Sandler* University of Massachusetts MA
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