About

The ESCOP Executive Committee (EC) is charged to assist the chair on actions needed between regular meetings of ESCOP, including, but not limited to handling the continuing business of ESCOP and ESS; attending to all organization and policy matters with APLU, agencies of the federal government, farm (commodity and agribusiness) organizations and groups; assessing the goals and purposes of the organization on a continuing basis; recommending changes in the structure and organization of ESCOP to meet society’s needs and the needs of the section; assuring that appropriate lines of communication are identified and effectively implemented and maintained; identifying expertise among stakeholders and within the section for possible service in various roles (e.g., advisory groups).

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Members

NameCommittee PositionAffiliationEmail
Moses KairoESCOP Chair
ARDmkairo@umes.edu
Chris PritsosESCOP Incoming Chair and Regional Past Chair
WAAESDpritsos@cabnr.unr.edu
George HopperESCOP Past Chair
SAAESDgmh58@msstate.edu
Glenda HumistonChair BLC
WAAESDglenda.humiston@ucop.edu
Doug BuhlerChair NRSP RCNCRAbuhler@msu.edu
Jody JellisonChair STC and Regional Past Chair
NERAjjellison@cns.umass.edu
Greg CuomoRegional Past Chair
NCRAcuomogj@umn.edu
Keith OwensRegional Past ChairSAAESDkeith.owens@okstate.edu
Parag ChitnisLiaisonNIFAparag.chitnis@usda.gov
Katie FrazierLiaison
CARETkfrazier@fcvirginias.com
Alton Thompson
Executive Vice-Chair, Ex-officioARDathompson1@ncat.edu
Rick RhodesExecutive Director, Ex-officioNERArcrhodes@uri.edu
David LeibovitzCoordinator, Ex-officioNERAdavid_leibovitz@uri.edu
Jeff JacobsenExecutive Director, Ex-officioNCRAjjacobsn@msu.edu
Chris Hamilton
Assistant Director, Ex-officioNCRAChristina.hamilton@wisc.edu
Bret HessExecutive Director, Ex-officioWAAESDbhess@unr.edu
Gary ThompsonExecutive Director, Ex-officioSAAESDgat009@uark.edu
Cindy MorleyCoordinator / Program Manager, Ex-officioSAAESDcmorley@uark.edu
Doug Steele
Liaison, Ex-officioAPLU
dsteele@aplu.org