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Current Membership
Meeting Notes
APMC Membership

The activities of the Arizona Pest Management Center are directed with input from the IPM Coordinating Committee, a steering committee made up of UA faculty and stakeholders from across the state with expertise in entomology, plant pathology and weed science. Dr. Peter Ellsworth, Director of the APMC and Arizona’s IPM Coordinator, convenes the committee and oversees all aspects of the APMC. Dr. Al Fournier, Associate Director of the APMC and IPM Program Manager, reports to the committee and manages daily activities.



IPM Coordinating Committee & APMC staff, Aug 30, 2017. Left to Right, front row: Alex Hu, Peter Ellsworth, Al Fournier, Marco Peľa; middle: Blase Evancho, Dawn Gouge, Amanda Crump, Shaku Nair, Lucy Li, Junior Evans, Michael Matheron, Juan Peľa; back row: Tom Montoya, Michael Lindsey, Jack Peterson, Bill McCloskey, Michael Wierda, Lindsey Evans, John Palumbo, Kai Umeda, Ayman Mostafa.

Current Membership

Name

Title/Expertise

Department/Location

Email

Telephone

Keith Birkemeyer

Associate Certified Entomologist

ProBest Pest Management

keith@callprobest.com

602-819-4646

Paul Brown (ex-officio) Associate Director of Programs UA Cooperative Extension pbrown@ag.arizona.edu 520-419-2991

Matt Baur

Interim Director

Western IPM Center

mebaur@ucanr.edu

530-750-1270

Peter Ellsworth

Director of APMC, IPM Coordinator, IPM Specialist, entomologist

Entomology, Maricopa Agricultural Center

peterell@cals.arizona.edu

480-331-APMC

Blase Evancho

Assistant in Extension, Agriculture

Pinal & Pima Counties

bee1@email.arizona.edu

520-705-0871

Junior Evans

Sales Representative

Dow AgroSciences

RWEvansJr@dow.com

928-446-5705

Lin Evans

Independent Pest Control Advisor

Lin Evans Enterprises

levans120@cox.net

602-390-4722

Jim Farrar Director UC Statewide IPM Program jjfarrar@ucanr.edu 530-750-1271

Al Fournier

Associate Director of APMC, IPM Program Manager, entomologist

Maricopa Agricultural Center

fournier@cals.arizona.edu

520-374-6240

George Frisvold

Extension Economist

Agricultural and Resource Economics, Tucson Campus

frisvold@cals.arizona.edu

520-621-6269

Dawn Gouge

Specialist / Professor, urban entomologist

Entomology, Maricopa Agricultural Center

dhgouge@cals.arizona.edu

520-374-6223

Alex Hu

Assistant Specialist & Asst. Professor

School of Plant Sciences, Tucson Campus

epp@email.arizona.edu

520-626-6287

Mike Matheron

Extension Specialist and Research Scientist, plant pathologist

School of Plant Sciences, Yuma Agricultural Center

matheron@cals.arizona.edu

928-782-5863

Bill McCloskey

Weed Science Specialist

School of Plant Sciences, Tucson campus

wmcclosk@cals.arizona.edu

520-621-7613

Tom Montoya

Pest Control Advisor

Fertizona Company - San Tan

tmontoya@fertizona.com

520-483-0204

Ayman Mostafa

Area Extension Agent, IPM

Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

ayman@cals.arizona.edu

602.827.8200 ext. 313

Randy Norton

Regional Extension Specialist/Resident Director

Safford Ag Center, Cochise, Graham & Greenlee Counties

rnorton@email.arizona.edu

928-651-0420

John Palumbo

Co-Director of APMC, Extension Specialist, entomologist

Entomology, Yuma Agricultural Center

jpalumbo@cals.arizona.edu

928-782-3836

Jack Peterson

Assoc. Director, Environmental Services Division

Arizona Dept. of Agriculture

jpeterson@azda.gov

602-542-3575

Ursula Schuch

Associate Specialist, Arid Ornamentals

School of Plant Sciences, Tucson campus

ukschuch@cals.arizona.edu

520-621-1060

Kai Umeda

Area Extension Agent, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Turfgrass IPM & weed science

Maricopa County Cooperative Extension

kumeda@cals.arizona.edu

602-827-8200

 


IPM Coordinating Committee (April 21, 2009), from left to right: Bob Roth, Dawn Gouge, Pat Clay, Bill McCloskey, Mary Olsen, John Palumbo, Erin Taylor (resigned), Lin Evans, Mike Matheron, Kai Umeda, Ursula Schuch, Peter Ellsworth, Rick Melnicoe.


IPM Coordinating Committee and guests photographed April 13, 2011. Back row (left to right): Lin Evans, Wayne Dixon (guest), John Palumbo, Marco Pe˝a (guest); second row: Bryan Stevens (guest), Ed Martin, Pat Clay, Bill McCloskey, Ayman Mostafa; front row: Shawna Loper, Lydia Brown (guest), Al Fournier.
Additional committee members (shown in photo below): Bob Roth, Dawn Gouge, Mary Olsen, Mike Matheron, Kai Umeda, Ursula Schuch, Peter Ellsworth, Rick Melnicoe.
Not shown: Paul Baker, Casey Bulter, Rick Gibson and Barry Pryor.

 

Meeting Notes

August 30, 2017
Meeting Notes (PDF, 258KB)

December 9, 2016
Meeting Notes (PDF, 772KB)

May 8, 2015
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 725KB)
Meeting Notes (PDF, 717KB)

April 30, 2014
Meeting Notes (PDF, 772KB)

March 21, 2013
Meeting Notes (PDF, 482KB)

April 13, 2011
Meeting Agenda (PDF, 174KB)
Meeting Notes (PDF, 216KB)
Presentations:
Agronomic Crops IPM Team Update, Lydia Brown (PDF, 302KB)
Vegetable IPM Team Update, John Palumbo and Marco Pe˝a (PDF, 8.3MB)
IPM Coordination & IPM Assessment, Al Fournier and Wayne Dixon (PDF, 6.9MB)
Handouts:
APMC Organizational Chart (revised 4-13-11) (PDF, 303KB)
Community IPM Team Logic Model (PDF, 105KB)
Agronomic IPM Team Logic Model (PDF, 46KB)
Cotton IPM: A Quiet Revolution Reduces Costs, Losses and Risks for Arizona's Cotton Growers, University of Arizona College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 2011 Impact Report (PDF, 70KB)
APMC Leverage Report to IPM-CC (PDF, 30KB)
Extension IPM 2009-2010 Report (PDF, 940KB)

June 21, 2010: CALS Executive Council
Ellsworth presentation to the Executive Council (PDF, 2.5MB)
APMC Proposal to the Executive Council for Extension IPM (PDF, 231KB)

June 3, 2010
Meeting Notes (PDF, 236KB)
Presentation: EIPM Grant Scope & Budget, Peter Ellsworth (PDF, 1.2MB)

April 7, 2010
Meeting Notes (PDF, 177KB)
Pesticide Safety Education Program 2009 Minigrants Summary Report (PDF, 80KB)

October 22, 2009 (PDF, 217KB)
September 30, 2009 (PDF, 190KB)
April 21, 2009 (PDF, 179KB)
December 10, 2008 (PDF, 190KB)
October 2, 2008 (PDF, 193KB)
February 20, 2008 (PDF, 298KB)
November 14, 2007 (PDF, 186KB)
December 15, 2006 (PDF, 608KB)
April 28, 2006 (PDF, 568KB)
January 13, 2006 (PDF, 288KB)
May 31, 2005 (PDF, 100KB)

 

 

 

 

 

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