MVCAC Committees

Executive Jamesina Scott, Ph. D. Lake County VCD (707) 263-4770 jjscott@lcvcd.org
Information Technology Dan Fisher Sacramento/Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 dfisher@fightthebite.net
Integrated Vector Management Joel Buettner Placer MVCD (916) 380-5444 joelb@placermosquito.org
Laboratory Technologies Kara Kelley Sacramento-Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 kkelley@fightthebite.net
Legislative Conlin Reis Fresno Westside MAD (559) 659-2437 ext 201 creis@fresnowestmosquito.com
NPDES Gary Goodman Sacramento-Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 x2056 gwgoodman@sac-yolomvcd.com
Public Relations Erika Castillo Alameda County MAD (510) 783-7744 x14 erika@mosquitoes.org
Regulatory Affairs Committee Jennifer Henke Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 541-2083 jhenke@cvmvcd.org
Reeves New Investigator Award Jamesina Scott, Ph. D. Lake County VCD (707) 263-4770 jjscott@lcvcd.org
Training & Certification Jill Oviatt Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 342-8287 joviatt@cvmvcd.org
Trustee Council Doug Walker Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 342-8287 dwalker@cvmvcd.org
Vector and Vectorborne Disease Susanne Kluh Greater LA County VCD (562) 944-9656 skluhglacvector@yahoo.com
Vector Control Research Eric Haas-Stapleton Alameda County MAD (510) 783-7744 Eric.Haas@mosquitoes.org

2017 Executive Committee

Chair President Jamesina Scott, Lake County VCD
Members President-Elect, David Heft
Vice President, Jeremy Wittie
Past President, Kenn Fujioka
Treasurer David I’Anson
Trustee Council, Doug Walker
Executive Director, Bob Achermann
Google Group mvcacexec@googlegroups.com

Information Technology

Chair Dan Fisher, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Members Chris Barker, UC Davis CVEC
Peter Bonkrude, Shasta MVCD (Board liaison)
Mark Daniel, Greater LA County VCD
Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis
Robert Ferdan, Alameda County MAD
Greg Hacker, VBDS/CDPH
David Heft, Turlock MAD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Jodi Holeman, Consolidated MAD
Kiet Nguyen, Orange County VCD
Russ Parman, Santa Clara County VCD
Edward Prendez, Coachella Valley MVCD
Brian Reisinger, West Valley MVCD
Google Group mvcacit@googlegroups.com

Integrated Vector Management

Chair Joel Buettner, Placer MVCD
Members Paul Binding, Santa Cruz Co. MVCD
Mark Daniel, Greater L.A. Co. VCD
Renjie Hu, CDPH/VBDS
Laura Krueger, Orange Co. VCD
Yolanda Lourenco, Delta VCD
Ed Lucchesi, San Joaquin Co. MVCD
Paula Macedo, Sac-Yolo MVCD
Marco Metzger, CDPH/VBDS
Kelly Middleton, Greater LA Co. VCD
Mike Saba, Orange County VCD
Marty Scholl, Sac-Yolo MVCD
Jamesina Scott, Lake County VCD
Amber Semrow, Orange County VCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Bill Walton, UC Riverside
Vacant, CA Dept. Fish & Wildlife
Stephanie Whitman, Valent BioSciences Corporation
Google Group mvcacivm@googlegroups.com

Laboratory Technologies

Chair Kara Kelley, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Members Carrie Fogarty, Orange County VCD
Nikos Gurfield, San Diego DEH
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Wakoli Wekesa, San Gabriel Valley MVCD
Susanne Kluh, Greater LA County VCD
Kelly Liebman, CDPH/VBDS Richmond
Taylor Tushar, Delta VCD
Steve Schutz, Contra Costa MVCD
Sutapa Biswas, Alameda VCD
Phillip Spinks, Placer MVCD
Kim Hung, Coachella Valley MVCD
Nayer Zahiri, San Mateo County MVCD
Ying Fang, DART, UC Davis
Lark Coffee, DART, UC Davis
Bob Achermann, AMG
Google Group mvcaclt@googlegroups.com

Legislative

Chair Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD
Members Matt Ball, Butte County MVCD
Paul Binding, Santa Cruz County MVCD
Andrew Cox, Tehama County MVCD
Tamara Davis, Marin-Sonoma MVCD
Gary Goodman, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Michael Hearst, Orange County VCD
Leonard Irby, Madera MVCD
Eddie Luchessi, San Joaquin Co. MVCD
Mark Novak, (CDPH/VBDS Liaison)
Mitchel Weinbaum, Compton Creek MAD
Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD
Truc Dever (Board Liaison)
Bob Achermann, AMG
Ed Manning, KP
Google Group mvcacleg@googlegroups.com

NPDES Committee

Chair Gary Goodman, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Members Steve Gilles Kings MAD
Jennifer Henke, Coachella Valley MVCD
John Fritz, San Joaquin MVCD
Suzanne Kluh, Greater LA County VCD
Mark Novak, CDPH/VBDS, Elk Grove
Bob Achermann, AMG
Google Group mvcacnpdes@googlegroups.com

Public Relations

Chair Erika Castillo, Alameda County MAD
Members Ada Barros, Placer MVCD
José Colomé, Santa Clara County VCD
Jared Dever, Orange County VCD
Jason Farned, San Gabriel Valley MVCD
John Fritz, San Joaquin County MVCD
Mayra Hernandez, County of San Diego VCP
Jill Oviatt, Coachella Valley MVCD
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD
Luz Maria Robles, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Megan Sebay, San Mateo County MVCD
Levy Sun, Greater LA VCD
Dan Wilson, Alameda County VCSD
Claudia Erickson, CDPH, Sacramento
Rick Howard, Orange County MVCD (Board Liaison)
Sarah Austin, AMG
Jenny Dudikoff, KP
Google Group mvcacpr@googlegroups.com

Reeves New Investigator Award Committee

Chair Jamesina J. Scott, Lake County VCD
Members Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis
Kerry Padgett, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Rhiannon Jones, East Side MAD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Google Group mvcacrnia@googlegroups.com

Regulatory Affairs Committee

Chair Jennifer Henke, Coachella Valley MVCD
Members Ryan Clausnitzer, Alameda County VAD
David Heft, Turlock MAD
Renjie Hu, CDPH/VBDS, Ontario
Leonard Irby, Madera County MVCD
Mark Novak, CDPH/VBDS, Elk Grove
Peter Bonkrude, Shasta MVCD (Board Liaison)
Bob Achermann, AMG
Ed Manning, KP
Google Group mvcacra@googlegroups.com

Training and Certification

Chair Jill Oviatt, Coachella Valley MVCD (Training Coordinator for the Southern California Region)
Members Stephen Abshier, Sutter-Yuba MVCD (Training Coordinator for the Sacramento Valley Region)
Ada Barros, Placer MVCD
John Fritz (Training Coordinator for the North San Joaquin Valley Region)
Michael Niemela, CDPH, Sacramento (CDPH Certification and Training Coordinator)
Hester Petropoulos, Orange County MVCD
Katherine Ramirez, Consolidated MAD (Training Coordinator for the South San Joaquin Valley Region)
Daniel Wilson, Alameda County Department of Environmental Health VCSD (Training Coordinator for the Coastal Region)
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD (Board Liaison)
Sarah Austin and Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Google Group mvcactc@googlegroups.com

Trustee Council

Chair
Vice Chair
Doug Walker, Coachella Valley MVCD
John Dukes, Sutter-Yuba MVCD
Members Rod Coburn, Fresno MVCD, Southern San Joaquin Valley Region
Lynn Apland, Turlock MAD, Northern San Joaquin Valley Region
Donna Rutherford, San Mateo County MVCD, Coastal Region
Google Group mvcactrustees@googlegroups.com

Vector & Vectorborne Disease

Chair Susanne Kluh, Greater LA County VCD
Members Debbie Dritz, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Tylor Tushar, Delta VCD
Monica Patterson, Turlock MAD
Steve Schutz, Contra Costa MVCD
Jamesina J. Scott, Lake County VCD
Mary Sorensen, Placer MVCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis
Lark Coffey, UC Davis
William Reisen, UC Davis
Tina Feiszli, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Chris Barker, UC Davis
Google Group mvcacvvd@googlegroups.com

Vector Control Research

Chair Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Members Chris Barker, University of California
Jennifer Henke, Coachella MVCD
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
William Reisen, University of California, Proceedings Editor
Mary Sorensen, Placer MVCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Noor Tietze, Santa Clara County VCD
Bill Walton, University of California
Wakoli Wekesa, San Gabriel Valley MVCD
Sarah Wheeler, CDPH
Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD (Board Liaison)
Melissa Yoshimizu, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Google Group mvcacvcr@googlegroups.com

MVCAC Representatives

CSDA – Kp Public Affairs
CCLHO – Joel Buettner, Placer MVCD
VCJPA – Michael Hearst, Orange County VCD
AMCA – Elizabeth Cline, Fresno Westside MAD
2017 Proceedings Editor – William Reisen, University of California