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IPM Operating Committee

The IPM Operating Committee provides the primary policies and directives that guide the New York State IPM Program. Membership is made up of the chairpersons of the four IPM Commodity Working Groups, the IPM Program director, directors of research at Geneva and Ithaca, a director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, the director of the Plant Industry Program of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, and the director of the Cornell Pesticide Management Education Program.

James Tette, Director, New York State IPM Program, Cornell University, Chairperson

Ronnie Coffman, Associate Dean for Research, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; and Director, Agricultural Experiment Station at Ithaca

Russell Hahn, Associate Professor, Soil, Crop and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

Michael Hoffmann, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University

James Hunter, Director, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station (NYSAES), Cornell University

Robert Mungari, Director, Division of Plant Industry, New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets

Eric B. Nelson, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University

W. Harvey Reissig, Professor, Department of Entomology, NYSAES, Cornell University

Donald Rutz, Director, Pesticide Management Education Program, Cornell University

R. David Smith, Associate Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University

Michael Villani, Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, NYSAES, Cornell University