About

The ESCOP Science and Technology Committee (S&T) is charged with promoting and enhancing science and technology in the Land-grant university system. The committee assists ESCOP to identify future directions and anticipate and respond to research needs and opportunities for funding. The committee assists in linking science and technology programs to multistate and national research initiatives. The committee recommends how ESCOP will respond to reports, recommendations, and planning documents from the national science community. This committee provides guidance to ESCOP strategic planning and priority setting.

Members

NameCommittee PositionAffiliationEmail
Laura LavineChairWAAESDlavine@wsu.edu
TBDIncoming ChairNERA
Marikis AlvarezPast ChairARDmalvarez@desu.edu
John YangMemberARDyangj@lincolnu.edu
TBDMemberARD
Joe CollettiMemberNCRAcolletti@iastate.edu
Deb HamernikMemberNCRAdhamernik2@unl.edu
Adel ShirmohammadiMemberNERAashirmo@umd.edu
John KirbyMemberNERAjdkirby@uri.edu
Susan DuncanMemberSAAESDduncans@vt.edu
Nathan McKinneyMemberSAAESDnmckinne@uark.edu
Gene KellyMemberWAAESDEugene.Kelly@ColoState.EDU
Patrick Beauzay LiaisonNIPMCC Chairpatrick.beauzay@ndsu.edu
Mike RetallickLiaisonSSSCmsr@iastate.edu
Parag ChitnisLiaisonNIFAParag.Chitnis@nifa.usda.gov
Denise EblenLiaisonNIFADenise.R.Eblen@nifa.usda.gov
Robert MatteriLiaisonUSDA ARSRobert.Matteri@ars.usda.gov
Jeff JacobsenExecutive Vice-ChairNCRAjjacobsn@msu.edu
Christina HamiltonAssistant Executive Vice-ChairNCRAChristina.hamilton@wisc.edu