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IPM Operating Committee

The IPM Operating Committee, composed of

  • IPM’s director and commodity coordinators
  • representatives from Ag & Markets and DEC; Cornell’s Agricultural Experiment Station; Cornell Cooperative Extension; the Cornell Pesticide Management and Education Program: the NYS Agricultural Experiment Station
  • science faculty in Ithaca, Geneva, and research stations around the state

takes input from community and ag advisory councils to provide choose and amend the internal goals, policies, and directives that guide the New York State IPM Program.


  • Jennifer Grant*, Director, New York State Integrated Pest Management Program
  • Juliet Carroll, Fruit IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Cornell University, Geneva Campus
  • Kerik Cox, Associate Professor, School of Integrated of Integrated Plant Science (SIPS), Plant Pathology and Plant Microbe Biology Section (PPPMB), Cornell University, Geneva Campus
  • Margery Daughtrey, Senior Extension Associate, SIPS-PPPMB, Cornell University, Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center (LIHREC)
  • Jody Gangloff-Kaufmann, Community IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Cornell University, Babylon NY
  • Elizabeth Lamb, Ornamentals IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Cornell University, Ithaca Campus
  • Christopher Logue*, Director, NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets, Division of Plant Industry, Albany
  • Margaret McGrath, Associate Professor, SIPS-PPPMB, Cornell University, LIHREC
  • Scott Menrath*, Director, Bureau of Pest Management, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Albany
  • Jan Nyrop*, Director, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station—Ithaca; Interim Director, Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station—Geneva; and Professor, Dept. of Entomology, Cornell University
  • Tom Overton*, Associate Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension; Professor, Dept. of Animal Sciences; Director, Pro-Dairy; Cornell University, Ithaca Campus
  • Abby Seaman, Vegetable IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Cornell University, Geneva Campus
  • Margaret Smith, Professor, SIPS, Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, Cornell University, Ithaca Campus
  • Kyle Wickings, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Geneva Campus
  • Ken Wise, Interim Livestock and Field Crops IPM Coordinator, NYSIPM, Cornell University, Millbrook NY

*also an IPM Executive Committee Member
updated October 3, 2017

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