Community IPM Coordinating Council Role and Membership
- Establish and maintain effective two-way communication between the NYS Community IPM Program and its many constituents.
- Help establish a heightened awareness and understanding of the concept and practice of IPM among citizens of New York and beyond.
- Advise the NYS IPM program on strategic planning and critical issues.
- Identify program strengths and areas where improvement is needed.
- Help establish priorities for program outreach and research that are based on needs of constituents.
- Build support for IPM and the NYS IPM Program.
- Identify not only ways to ensure adoption of IPM but also ways to measure that adoption
Barbara Ahern, Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment
Geri Barish, Long Island Breast Cancer Coalition
Doug Bechtel, President & CEO, Audubon International
Valerie Belding, NYS DEC
Gil Bloom, President, Standard Pest Management, New York State Pest Mgmt Assoc
Lynn Braband, Community IPM Educator, NYS IPM Program
Caroline Bragdon, MPH, Bureau of Envir Surveillance & Policy, NYC Depart of Health & Mental Hygiene
Laurie Broccolo, Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care
Peter Castronovo, Senior Sanitarian, Univ. of Rochester, Environmental Health & Safety
Kaycee Cole, Research Scientist I, New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Toxic Substance Assessment
Brian Eshenaur, Ornamental IPM Educator, NYS IPM Program
Steve Frantz, Global Environmental Options (GEO), LLC
Matt Frye, Community IPM Educator, NYS IPM Program
Thomas Gallagher, Program Leader, CCE - Albany County
Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, Community Coordinator, NYS IPM Program
Ron Gardner, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell Univ. Pesticide Management and Education Program
Jennifer Grant, Director, NYS IPM Program
Pam Hadad-Hurst, Special Assistant, NYS DEC, Commissioner's Policy Offfice
Laura Haight, Senior Environment Associate, NY Public Interest Research Group
Jon Hickey, Lehman Plant Care Co., Inc.
Wendy Hord, Health & Safety Specialist, NYS United Teachers
Richard Kammerling, RK Chemical Systems
Margaret Kelly, NYS Dept of Agriculture & Markets, Division of Plant Industry
Fred Koelbel, Port Jefferson School District
Betsy Lamb, Ornamental Coordinator, NYS IPM Program
Joellen Lampman, NYS IPM Program
James Leach, Research Scientist IV, NYS Dept. of Health, Bureau of Toxic Substance Assessment
Christopher Logue, Director, NYS Agriculture & Markets, Division of Plant Industry
Bob Meakin, President, NYS Wildlife Management Association
Scott Menrath, Director, Bureau of Pest Management, NYS DEC, Division of Materials Management
Yvette Mitchell, Public Health Representative, NYS Department of Health, Pesticide Poisoning Registry
Audrey Moore, Regional Ag Policy Specialist, US EPA, Region 2
Chuck O’Neill, CCE Invasive Species Program, NY Sea Grant
Tom Overton, Associate Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension, CALS Coop Ext Admin
Mary Roy, Environmental Program Specialist, NYS DEC
Laura Sahr, NYS Education Dept.
John Santacrose, Attorney at Law
Terry Schmitz, Broccolo Tree & Lawn Care
Beth Seme, NYS Turfgrass Assoc.
Daniel Sullivan, Fieldstone Secondary School
Carl Thurnau, Emergency Planning Liaison, NYS Education Department
Kevin Trotta, N. Rockland Central School District
Pat Voges, Government Affairs Chairman, Nassau/Suffolk Landscape Gardeners
Suzanne Wheatcraft, Rochester City School Dristrict, Environmental Health & Safety
Martin Williams, Bureau of Pest Management, NYS DEC, Division of Materials Management