NCPN- Fruit Trees Committee Members

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

 

Chalmers Carr 

Fruit Producer/President & CEO 

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

 

Gary Snyder 

Nursery Producer/Co-Owner 

C&O Nursery 

Wenatchee, WA 

STATE REGULATORY REPRESENTATIVES

Matthew Howle, PhD 

Survey Specialist 

Department of Plant Industry 

Clemson, SC 

Elizabeth A. Savory, PhD 

Plant Health Program Manager 

Oregon Department of Agriculture 

Salem, OR 

Elizabeth Cieniewicz, PhD 

Research Representative/Professor 

Clemson University 

Clemson, SC

Bill Shane, PhD 

Extension Representative/Professor 

Clemson University 

Clemson, SC 

UNIVERSITY REPRESENTATIVES

COORDINATOR(S)

Tanner Hunt 

Clean Plant Center Northwest 

Washington State University-Prosser 

Prosser, WA 

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

 

Joseph Postman 

Plant Pathologist-Oregon State University 

National Germplasm Repository USDA-ARS 

Corvallis, OR 

Craig Regelbrugge 

Sr. Vice President, Industry Advocacy & Research 

AmericanHort Association 

Washington, DC

Pauline Spaine, PhD 

PPQ-PHP-IRM 

Plants for Planting Policy, USDA-APHIS 

Riverdale, MD

 

Mike Willett 

Washington Tree Fruit Industry 

Yakima, WA