Amanda Crump, Director
Amanda provides overall management and guidance of all Center activities, coordinates with the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the other regional centers, is the liaison to other regional programs and Western state agencies and institutions, and oversees Center staff.
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 Comment Coordinator
Al develops and maintains a Southwestern network to gather information for formal replies to USDA and EPA information requests.
Cristita Verna Shipman, Pacific Islands Comment Coordinator
Verna develops and maintains a Pacific Island network to gather information for formal replies to USDA and EPA information requests.
Katie Murray, Pacific Northwest Comment Coordinator
Katie develops and maintains a Pacific Northwest network to gather information for formal replies to USDA and EPA information requests.