The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance Elects New Leaders – 2020

The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance Elects New Leaders – 2020

The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance

Elects 2020 Leaders

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Contact: Taryn VanWassenhove, TPSA President

Phone: (575) 646-2678



St. Louis, MO:  The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA) recently elected the board of directors for 2020, including the officers and four members to serve on the board.

Elected to serve as officers of TPSA for the 2020 year were: President Taryn VanWassenhove, New Mexico Department of Agriculture; Vice President Kimberly Gilbert, Corteva Agriscience; Secretary Jack Ranney, Stericycle Environmental Solutions; Treasurer Wendy Sue Wheeler, Washington State University. Steven Brunt, BASF, will serve as the Immediate Past President.

Elected to the board of directors were Clint Shocklee, Tri-Rinse as the container management representative; Annie Macmillan, Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & Markets, to represent environment/public health; Scott Birchfield, Syngenta Crop Protection, as the pesticide industry representative; and Angie Martin, Heritage Environmental Services, as the Waste Management representative. Each will serve a two year term.

Continuing to serve on the board are Becky Roark, Helena Agri-Enterprises, LLC, as the end user representative; Renee Woody, North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, as the government representative; Michelle Wiesbrook, University of Illinois, as the institution representative; and Jay Mirsky, Mirsky Associates, Inc., as the at-large director. Serving as ex-officio members of the board are Jennifer Park, US EPA/Office of Pesticide Programs; and Bonnie McCarvel, TPSA Operations Manager.

The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance (TPSA), founded in 2000, is an organization of federal, state and local governmental agencies, educational and research institutions, public organizations, private corporations and individuals that are actively involved in different aspects of pesticide stewardship. The goals of TPSA are to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and longevity of various pesticide stewardship efforts. Check the TPSA web site for more information. The 2021 Pesticide Stewardship Conference is scheduled for February 2-4, 2021 in Reno, Nevada.


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Photos are available from the TPSA office upon request.