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
Gary Thompson
ESCOP Chair
NERAgat10@psu.edu
Deb Hamernik
ESCOP Incoming Chair
NCRAdhamernik2@unl.edu
Bret Hess
ESCOP Past Chair
WAAESDBretHess@uwyo.edu
Bill Brown
Chair B&L
SAAESDwfbrown@tennessee.edu
Laura LavineChair S&T
WAAESDlavine@wsu.edu
Fred ServelloChair NRSP RCNERAfred.servello@maine.edu
Govind Kannan
Regional Past Chair
ARDgovindak@fvsu.edu
Mark RiegerRegional Past Chair
NERAmrieger@udel.edu
Archie ClutterRegional Past Chair
NCRAaclutter2@unl.edu
Bob Godfrey
Regional Past ChairSAAESDrgodfre@live.uvi.edu
Milan ShipkaRegional Past Chair
WAAESDmpshipka@alaska.edu
Rebecca Walth
Liaison
CARETwalth@valleytel.net
Ian Maw
LiaisonAPLU
imaw@aplu.org
Meryl BroussardLiaisonNIFAmbroussard@nifa.usda.gov
Rick RhodesExecutive Vice-Chair, Ex-officioNERArcrhodes@uri.edu
David LeibovitzAssistant Executive Vice-Chair, Ex-officioNERAdavid_leibovitz@uri.edu
Jeff Jacobsen
Executive Director, Ex-officioNCRAjjacobsn@msu.edu
Chris Hamilton
Assistant Director, Ex-officioNCRAChristina.hamilton@wisc.edu
Eric Young
Executive Director, Ex-officioSAAESDeyoung@ncsu.edu
Donna PearceAssistant to the Executive Director, Ex-officioSAAESDdonna_pearce@ncsu.edu
Alton Thompson
Executive Director, Ex-officioARDathompson1@ncat.edu
Mike Harrington
Executive Vice-Chair, Ex-officioWAAESDMichael.Harrington@colostate.edu
Sarah Lupis
Assistant Director, Ex-officioWAAESDsarah.lupis@colostate.edu