About

The ESCOP Science and Technology Committee (STC) 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
Jody JellisonChairNERAjjellison@cns.umass.edu
TBDIncoming ChairNCRA
Laura LavinePast ChairWAAESDlavine@wsu.edu
John YangMemberARDyangj@lincolnu.edu
Alton ThompsonMemberARDathompson1@ncat.edu
Frank CaseyMemberNCRAfrancis.casey@ndsu.edu
Bernie EngelMemberNCRAengelb@purdue.edu
Indrajeet ChaubeyMemberNERAindrajeet.chaubey@uconn.edu
Mark HuttonMemberNERAmark.hutton@maine.edu
Susan DuncanMemberSAAESDduncans@vt.edu
Nathan McKinneyMemberSAAESDnmckinne@uark.edu
Gene KellyMemberWAAESDEugene.Kelly@ColoState.EDU
Chris DaviesMemberWAAESDchris.davies@usu.edu
Wendy PowersLiaisonECOPwendy.powers@ucop.edu
James Jay FarrarLiaisonNIPMCC Chairjjfarrar@ucanr.edu
Tim KillianLiaisonSSSCtkillian@uark.edu
Tim ConnerLiaisonNIFAtimothy.conner@usda.gov
Robert MatteriLiaisonUSDA ARSRobert.Matteri@ars.usda.gov
Bret HessExecutive Vice-ChairWAAESDbhess@unr.edu
Jennifer TippettsAdministrative ManagementWAAESDjennifer.tippetts@waaesd.org