NCPN- Fruit Trees Committee Members

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Chair: 

Scott Harper, PhD, Research Representative 

Assistant Professor/Director CPCNW 

Dept. of Plant Pathology, WA State University 

Prosser, WA 

Vice-Chair: 

Maher Al Rwahnih 

Plant Pathologist/Academic Administrator 

Foundation Plant Services, UC Davis 

Davis, CA

                              INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES

Cliff Beumel 

Nursery Producer/President 

Agromillora California 

Gridley, CA

Jason Rodgers

Vice President of Farming Operations

Titan Farms

Ridge Spring, SC

 

Dale Goldy 

Nursery Producer 

Gold Crown Nursery LLC 

Quincy, WA 

Eric Haller 

Nursery Producer/Vice President 

Adams County Nursery 

Aspers, PA

STATE REGULATORY REPRESENTATIVES

Matthew Howle, PhD 

Survey Specialist 

Department of Plant Industry 

Clemson, SC 

Dipak Poudyal

Plant Pathologist

Oregon Department of Agriculture

Salem, OR

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Randi Jimenez

Senior Environmental Scientist

California Department of Agriculture

Sacramento, CA

UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVES

Elizabeth Cieniewicz, PhD 

Research Representative/Professor 

Clemson University 

Clemson, SC

Karen Lewis

Extension

Washington State University

NON-VOTING MEMBERS

Bill Howell 

Northwest Nursery Improvement Institute 

Topcliffe Farm 

Prosser, WA

 

Oscar P. Hurtado-Gonzales, PhD 

Lead Plant Pathologist and Program Manager 

United States Department of Agriculture 

Beltsville, MD

 

Sage Thompson

Risk Manager, Entomologist

USDA-APHIS-PPQ-PHP

Riverdale, MD

Craig Regelbrugge 

Sr. Vice President, Industry Advocacy & Research 

AmericanHort Association 

Washington, DC

Lauri Reinhold

Horticulturist

USDA, ARS, National Clonal Germplasm Repository

Corvallis, OR

 

Mike Willett 

Washington Tree Fruit Industry 

Yakima, WA 

COORDINATOR(S)

Tanner Hunt 

Clean Plant Center Northwest 

Washington State University-Prosser 

Prosser, WA