MVCAC Committees

Executive Wakoli Wekesa East Side MAD (209) 522-4098 wwekesa@eastsidemosquito.com
CalSurv  Chris Barker UC Davis CVEC (530) 752-0151 cmbarker@ucdavis.edu
Information Technology

Conner Schaak

Consolidated MAD   conner.cmad@gmail.com
Integrated Vector Management Jake Hartle Placer MVCD (916) 531-7685 jakeh@placermosquito.org
Laboratory Technologies Kim Hung Coachella Valley MVCD    
Ad Hoc Drone Committee Eric Haas-Stapleton Alameda County MAD (510) 783-7744 Eric.Haas@mosquitoes.org
Legislative Conlin Reis Fresno Westside MAD (559) 659-2437 ext 201

creis@fresnowestmosquito.com

Public Relations Meagan Luevano Placer MVCD   meaganl@placermosquito.org
Regulatory Affairs  Erika Castillo Alameda County MAD (510) 783-7744 erika@mosquitoes.org
Reeves New Investigator Award Susanne Kluh Greater Los Angeles County MVCD (562) 944-9656 ext 520 skluh@glacvcd.org
Ad Hoc SIT Committee Angela Caranci Northwest MVCD (951) 340-9792 acaranci@northwestmvcd.org
Training & Certification Eric Ballejos Northwest MVCD (951) 870-0453 eballejos@northwestmvcd.org
Vector and Vectorborne Disease Angie Nakano San Mateo County MVCD (650) 627-7276 anakano@smcmvcd.org
Vector Control Research Sarah Wheeler Sacramento-Yolo MVCD (800) 429-1022 swheeler@fightthebite.net

Executive Committee

Chair President Wakoli Wekesa, East Side MAD
Members

President – Wakoli Wekesa 
President Elect – Conlin Reis 
Vice President – Steve Abshier
Past President – Ken Klemme 
Joel Buettner – Sacramento Valley Region 
Paula Macedo – Coastal Region 
Greg Hebard – Northern San Joaquin Region 
Jodi Holeman – Southern San Joaquin Region 
Mark Breidenbaugh – Southern Region 
Kati Martin – Trustee Representative

Google Group mvcacexec@googlegroups.com

CalSurv Steering Committee

Chair Chris Barker, UC Davis DART
Members

Tina Feiszli, CDPH
Dan Fisher (IT Committee rep)
Eric Haas-Stapleton (Research Committee rep)
Vicki Kramer, CDPH
William Reisen, UC Davis
Kim Hung (Vector/VBD Committee Rep)
Levy Sun (PR Committee Rep)
Peter Bonkrude (Exec Committee Rep)
Shaoming Huang (MVCAC At-Large Member)

Google Group n/a
2023 Charges Coming soon

Information Technology Committee

Chair Conner Schaak, Consolidated MAD
Members

Peter Bonkrude, Shasta MVCD
Luan Ngo, Orange County MVCD
Christina Falk, San Joaquin County MVCD
Robert Ferdan, Alameda County MAD
Dan Fisher, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda MAD
Greg Hacker, VBDS/CDPH
Edward Prendez, Coachella Valley MVCD
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD (Board Liaison)
Conner Schaak, Consolidated MAD
Rudy Serrano, Greater Los Angeles County VCD
Jody Simpson, UC Davis DART
Matt Nienhuis, San Mateo County MVCD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG

Google Group mvcacit@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges

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Integrated Vector Management Committee

Chair Jake Hartle, Placer MVCD
Members

Arlilla Bueno, Merced County MVCD
Joel Buettner, Placer MVCD (Board Liaison)
Katherine Brisco, Consolidated MAD
Debbie Dritz, Sac-Yolo MVCD
Mark Nakata, Delta MVCD
Hannah Romo, CDPH
Mike Saba, Orange Co. MVCD
Jamesina Scott, Lake County MVCD
Nikia Smith, Northwest MVCD

Google Group mvcacivm@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges

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Laboratory Technologies Committee

Chair Kim Hung, Coachella Valley MVCD
Members

Chris Barker, DART, UC Davis
Christopher Kilonzo, CDPH/VDBS
Crystal Grippin, Delta MVCD
Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Kara Kelley, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD
Scott Vo, San Diego County VCP
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
Steve Schutz, Contra Costa MVCD
Paula Macedo, Contra Costa County MVCD (Board Liaison)

Google Group mvcaclt@googlegroups.com
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Ad Hoc Drone Committee

Chair Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Members

Ken Klemme, Northern Salinas Valley MAD
Erika Castillo, Alameda County MAD
Hector Cardenas, Delta MVCD
Bill Reynolds, Leading Edge Aerial Technologies 
Conlin Reis, Fresno West Side MAD
Tammy Gordon, Coachella Valley MVCD
Kiet Nguyen, Orange County MVCD
Joel Buettner, Placer MVCD
Marty Scholl, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD
Bryan Jackson, CDPH

Google Group n/a
2023 Charges

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Legislative Committee

Chair

Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD

Members

Ed Manning, KP
Vanessa Cajina, KP
Brian White, KP
Jason Farned, San Gabriel MVCD
Lora Young, Orange County MVCD
Tammy Gordan, Orange County MVCD
Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD
Omar Khweiss, San Joaquin MVCD
Matt Ball, Butte County MVCD
Gary Goodman, Sacramento/Yolo MVCD
Tamara Chapman Davis, Marin-Sonoma MVCD
Joel Buettner, Placer MVCD
Tony Kovach, CDPH
Ryan Clausnitzer, Alameda MAD
Megan MacNee, AMG

Google Group mvcacleg@googlegroups.com
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Public Relations Committee

Chair Meagan Luevano, Placer MVCD
Members

Nola Woods, Contra Costa MVCD
Judith Pierce, Alameda County MAD
Erick Arriaga, Delta VCD
Luz Robles, Sacramento Yolo MVCD
Heather Hyland, Orange County MVCD
Arlilla Bueno, Merced County MVCD
Allyx Nicolici, CDPH
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD (Board Liaison)
Mary-Joy Coburn, Greater LA County VCD
Lisa Yarbrough (KP)

Google Group mvcacpr@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges

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Reeves New Investigator Award Committee

Chair Susanne Kluh, Greater Los Angeles County MVCD
Members

Jamesina J. Scott, Lake County VCD
Bruce Eldridge, UC Davis Emeritus
Kerry Padgett, CDPH-VBDS
Kelly Liebman, Marin/Sonoma MVCD
Susanne Kluh, Greater Los Angeles County MVCD
Mustapha Debboun, Delta MVCD
Paula Macedo, Contra Costa MVCD
Rachel Hickerson, AMG

Google Group mvcacrnia@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges Coming soon

Regulatory Affairs Committee

Chair Erika Castillo, Alameda County MAD
Members

Peter Bonkrude, Shasta MVCD
Bill Donahue, Eastside MAD
Samer Elkashef, Central Life Sciences
Mark Hall, Greater Los Angeles County, VCD
David Heft, Turlock MAD
Jennifer Henke, Coachella Valley MVCD
Ryan McNeil, Fresno MVCD
Mark Novak, CDPH VBDS Elk Grove
Conlin Reis, Fresno Westside MAD (Board Liaison)
Megan MacNee, AMG
Ed Manning, KP
Brian White, KP

Google Group mvcacra@googlegroups.com
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Ad Hoc SIT Committee

Chair Angela Caranci, Northwest MVCD
Members

Susanne Kluh, Greater Los Angeles County VCD
Steve Shepherd, Orange County MVCD
Ryan Clausnitzer, Alameda County MAD
Samer Elkashef, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD
Sarah Wheeler, San Joaquin MVCD
Lora Young, Orange County MVCD
Jennifer Henke, Coachella Valley MVCD
Nikos Gurfield, San Diego County VCP
Rachel Hickerson, AMG

Google Group n/a
2023 Charges

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Training & Certification Committee

Chair

Eric Ballejos, Northwest MVCD

Members

Amanda Bradford, Butte County MVCD
Mary-Joy Coburn, Greater Los Angeles County MVCD
John Fritz, San Joaquin County MVCD
Crystal Grippin, Delta MVCD
Michael Niemela, CDPH-VBDG
Katherine Ramirez, Consolidated MAD
Bret Barner, Solano County MAD
Tristan Hallum, San Gabriel Valley MVCD

Google Group mvcactc@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges

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Vector & Vectorborne Disease Committee

Chair Angie Nakano, San Mateo County MVCD
Members

Tina Feiszli, CDPH/VBDS
William Reisen, UC Davis
Kim Hung, Coachella Valley MVCD
Doug Kunz, Coachella Valley MVCD
Sumiko De La Vega, San Joaquin County MVCD
Jodi Holeman, Consolidated MAD
Erik Blosser, Sutter-Yuba MVCD
Adena Why, Alameda County Vector Control
Mark Dery, Kern MVCD
Steve Vetrone, Greater Los Angeles County VCD
Adena Why, Alameda County VCSD

Google Group mvcacvvd@googlegroups.com
2023 Charges

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Vector Control Research Committee

Chair Sarah Wheeler, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD
Members

Chris Barker, University of California, Davis
Shaoming Huang, San Joaquin County MVCD
William Reisen, University of California, Proceedings Editor
Sarah Billeter, CDPH/VBDS
Angela Caranci, Northwest MVCD
Mustapha Debboun, Delta MVCD
Saran Grewel, San Diego County VCP
Eric Haas-Stapleton, Alameda County MAD
Trinidad Reyes, Madera MVCD
Katherin Brisco, Consolidated MAD
Paula Macedo, Contra Costa MVCD (Board Liaison)
Rachel Hickerson, AMG

Google Group mvcacvcr@googlegroups.com
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MVCAC Representatives

CSDA – Ryan Clausnitzer, Alameda MVCD
CCLHO – Jeremy Wittie, Coachella Valley MVCD
VCJPA – Tamara Chapman, Marin Sonoma MVCD
AMCA – Gary Goodman, Sacramento-Yolo MVCD