MVCAC Committees

Executive David Heft Turlock MAD 209-634-8331 ext. 201 [email protected]
Information Technology Dan Fisher Sacramento/Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 [email protected]
Integrated Vector Management Jamesina Scott Lake County MVCD (707) 263-4770 ext 102 [email protected]
Laboratory Technologies Kara Kelley Sacramento-Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 [email protected]
Legislative Conlin Reis Fresno Westside MAD (559) 659-2437 ext 201 [email protected]
Public Relations Jill Oviatt Coachella Valley MVCD (510) 783-7744 x14 [email protected]
Regulatory Affairs Committee Jennifer Henke Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 342-8287 [email protected]
Reeves New Investigator Award Jamesina Scott, Ph. D. Lake County VCD (707) 263-4770 [email protected]
Training & Certification John Fritz San Joaquin County MVCD (209) 982-4675 [email protected]
Trustee Council Doug Walker Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 342-8287 [email protected]
Vector and Vectorborne Disease Marcia Reed Sacramento/Yolo MVCD (916) 685-1022 [email protected]
Vector Control Research J. Wakoli Wekesa Coachella Valley MVCD (760) 342-8287 [email protected]

2018 Executive Committee

Chair President David Heft, Turlock MAD
Members

President, David Heft
President-Elect, Jeremy Wittie
Vice President, Peter Bonkrude
Past President, Jamesina Scott
Doug Walker, Trustee Council
Executive Director, Bob Achermann

Google Group [email protected]

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, 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
Jody Simpson, UC Davis CVEC
Google Group [email protected]

Integrated Vector Management

Chair Jamesina Scott, Lake County MVCD
Members Bob Achermann, AMG
Elizabeth Andrews, CDPH/VBDS
Paul Binding, Santa Cruz Co. MVCD
Mark Daniel, Greater L.A. Co. VCD
Jake Hartle, Placer MVCD
Laura Krueger, Orange Co. VCD
Ed Lucchesi, San Joaquin Co. MVCD
Paula Macedo, Sac-Yolo MVCD
Marco Metzger, CDPH/VBDS
Kelly Middleton, Greater LA Co. VCD
Brian Olson, CA Dept. Fish & Wildlife
Mike Saba, Orange County VCD
Marty Scholl, Sac-Yolo MVCD
Amber Semrow, Orange County VCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Taylor Tushar, Delta MVCD
Bill Walton, UC Riverside
Stephanie Whitman, Valent BioSciences Corporation
Google Group [email protected]

Laboratory Technologies

Chair Kara Kelley, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Members

Bob Achermann, AMG
Chris Barker, DART, UC Davis
Sutapa Biswas, Alameda VCD
Lark Coffey, DART, UC Davis
Ying Fang, DART, UC Davis
Carrie Fogarty, Orange County VCD
Saran Grewal, San Diego DEH
Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
Kim Hung, Coachella Valley MVCD
Susanne Kluh, Greater LA County VCD
Kelly Liebman, CDPH/VBDS Richmond
Warren Macdonald, San Mateo County MVCD
Steve Schutz, Contra Costa MVCD
Phillip Spinks, Placer MVCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Taylor Tushar, Delta VCD
Nayer Zahiri, San Mateo County MVCD

Google Group [email protected]

Legislative

Chair Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD
Members Bob Achermann, AMG
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
Rick Howard, Orange County MVC
Bryan Jackson, CDPH/VBDS Liaison
Ken Klemme, Monterey County MVCD
Eddie Luchessi, San Joaquin Co. MVCD
Ed Manning, KP
Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD (Board Liaison)
Google Group [email protected]

Public Relations

Chair Jill Oviatt, Coachella Valley MVCD
Members Ada Barros, Placer MVCD
Erika Castillo, Alameda County MAD
Jared Dever, San Gabriel Valley MVCD (Board Liaison)
Claudia Erickson, CDPH, Sacramento
John Fritz, San Joaquin County MVCD
Mayra Hernandez, County of San Diego VCP
Heidi Pyle, KP
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD
Luz Maria Robles, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Megan Sebay, San Mateo County MVCD
Nizza Sequeria, Marin/Sonoma MVCD
Levy Sun, Greater LA VCD
Dan Wilson, Alameda County VCSD
Lora Young, Orange County VCD
Google Group [email protected]

Reeves New Investigator Award Committee

Chair Jamesina J. Scott, Lake County VCD
Members

Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Rhiannon Jones, East Side MAD
Kerry Padgett, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD

Google Group [email protected]

Regulatory Affairs Committee

Chair Jennifer Henke, Coachella Valley MVCD
Members

Bob Achermann, AMG
Sarah Billeter, CDPH/VBDS
Peter Bonkrude, Shasta MVCD (Board Liaison)
Erika Castillo, Alameda County MAD
Samer Elkashef, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Mark Hall, Greater LA County VCD
David Heft, Turlock MAD
Rhiannon Jones, Merced County MAD
Ed Manning, KP
Mark Novak, CDPH/VBDS, Elk Grove
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD
Brian White, KP

Google Group [email protected]

Training and Certification

Chair John Fritz, San Joaquin County MVCD (Regional Training Coordinator for the North San Joaquin Valley Region)
Members Stephen Abshier, Sutter-Yuba MVCD (Training Coordinator for the Sacramento Valley Region)
Sarah Austin, AMG
Jason Farned, San Gabriel Valley MVCD (Training Coordinator for the Southern California Region)
Ada Barros Heiser, Placer MVCD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Michael Niemela, CDPH VBDS (CDPH Certification and Training Coordinator)
Katherine Ramirez, Consolidated MAD (Training Coordinator for the South San Joaquin Valley Region)
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD (Board Liaison)
Daniel Wilson, Alameda County Department of Environmental Health VCSD (Training Coordinator for the Coastal Region)
Google Group [email protected]

Trustee Council

Chair Lynn Apland, Turlock MAD
Members

Tom Anderson, Butte County MVCD, Member and Representative for the Sacramento Valley Region
Lynn Apland, Turlock MAD, Member and Representative for the Northern San Joaquin Valley Region
Rod Coburn, Fresno MVCD, Member and Representative for the Southern San Joaquin Valley Region
Doug Hassett, Coachella Valley MVCD, Member and Representative for the Southern California Region
Donna Rutherford, San Mateo County MVCD, Member and Representative for the Coastal Region

Google Group [email protected]

Vector & Vectorborne Disease

Chair Marcia Reed, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Members Chris Barker, UC Davis
Lark Coffey, UC Davis
Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis
Tina Feiszli, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Susanne Kluh, Greater LA County VCD
Angie Nakano, san Mateo MVCD
Monica Patterson, Turlock MAD
William Reisen, UC Davis
Steve Schutz, Contra Costa MVCD
Jamesina J. Scott, Lake County VCD
Mary Sorensen, Placer MVCD
Steven Su, West Valley MVCD
Tylor Tushar, Delta VCD
Google Group [email protected]

Vector Control Research

Chair J. Wakoli Wekesa, Coachella Valley MVCD
Members Chris Barker, University of California
Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Jennifer Henke, Coachella MVCD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
Kimberly Nelson, San Gabriel Valley 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
Sarah Wheeler, CDPH
Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD (Board Liaison)
Melissa Yoshimizu, CDPH/VBDS, Richmond
Google Group [email protected]

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