Amer Fayad, Director
Amer oversees all Center operations and serves as the primary point of contact with our stakeholders in the region and with the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He coordinates with other regional programs and state and federal agencies.
- (530) 750-1271
Matt Baur, Associate Director
Matt manages Center operations, including administration of budgets and awards, meeting planning and other operational issues. He manages the Center competitive grants programs and serves as liaison with Center-funded projects.
Steve Elliott, Communication Coordinator
Steve plans and executes all communication-related activities, including producing the monthly Western IPM Center newsletters and this website. He produces IPM videos, photo essays and our annual report, and manages the IPMWest blog and our Twitter account.
Al Fournier, Southwest IPM Network Coordinator
Al develops and maintains a Southwestern network to gather information for formal replies to USDA and EPA information requests.
Katie Murray, Pacific Northwest IPM Network Coordinator
Katie develops and maintains a Pacific Northwest network to gather information for formal replies to USDA and EPA information requests.
Natalie Hein-Ferris, Pacific Islands IPM Network Coordinator