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Steering Committee


As outlined in its Bylaws, the Center for Invasive Species Management (formerly the Center for Invasive Plant Management) was advised by a Steering Committee composed of representatives from state and federal agencies, Tribes, Extension, private landowners, Industry, conservation groups, and Montana State University.


We sincerely thank the following individuals for their years of service and support.


Dr. Lars Anderson

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2010–2015)

Dana Backer

The Nature Conservancy (2004–2005)

Rita Beard

USDA Forest Service (2001–2004)

Larry Beneker

USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs (2001–2005; 2011–2014)

Joel Brown

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (2004–2006)

Dave Burch

Montana Department of Agriculture (2013–2015)

Evert Byington

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2005–2007)

Andrew Canham

Mid Dakota Vegetation Management (2010–2015)

LaDonna Carlisle

USDI Bureau of Indian Affairs (2008–2011)

Vanelle Carrithers

Dow AgroSciences (2001–2005)

Dr. Earl Creech

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (2008–2009)

Dr. Ernest Delfosse

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2001–2005)

Dr. Steve Dewey

Plants, Soils, and Biometerology Department, Utah State University (2001–2003)

Virgil Dupuis

Salish Kootenai College (2011–2015)

Dr. Stephen Enloe

Department of Plant Sciences, University of Wyoming (2003–2007)

Amy Ferriter

Idaho State Department of Agriculture (2011–2014)

Slade Franklin

Wyoming Department of Agriculture (2008–2011)

Teresa Hanley

USDI Bureau of Land Management (2005–2006)

Aggie Helle

Private landowner (2001–2005)

Don Henderson

Nevada Department of Agriculture (2001–2005)

Mike Ielmini

USDA Forest Service (2009–2015)

Dr. Jeff Jacobsen

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University (2001–2004)

Sheilah Kennedy

S-K Environmental Solutions (2010–2013)

Tim Koopmann

Private landowner (2007-2010)

Eric Lane

Colorado Department of Agriculture (2005–2008)

Dr. Bruce Maxwell

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University (2008–2009)

Hank McNeel

USDI Bureau of Land Management (2001–2006)

Jim Olivarez

USDA Forest Service (2004–2009)




Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

May 15, 2015

April 8, 2014

September 23, 2013

August 13, 2013

July 18, 2013

January 24, 2013

December 5, 2012

November 7, 2012

October 2, 2012

September 4, 2012

August 1, 2012

December 14, 2011

August 10, 2011

May 10, 2011

November 5, 2010

April 14, 2010

October 6, 2009

May 26, 2009

September 30, 2008

April 25, 2008

October 10, 2007

Dean Peterson

Private landowner (2007–2010)

Dr. Tim Prather

Department of Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho (2007–2009)

Dr. Steven Radosevich

Forest Science Department, Oregon State University (2001–2004)

Gina Ramos

USDI Bureau of Land Management (2012–2015)

Dr. John Randall

The Nature Conservancy (2001–2004)

Dr. Eileen Ryce

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (2010–2014)

Dr. Roger Sheley

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2011–2014)

John Simons

USDI Bureau of Land Management (2006–2012)

Dr. Tracy Sterling

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University (2009–2015)

Brad Trosper

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (2004–2006)

Dr. Mandy Tu

The Nature Conservancy (2005–2009)

Jennifer Vollmer

Greyskull Enterprise, LLC (2005–2011)

Dave White

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (2008–2009)

Dr. Jon Wraith

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University (2004–2008)


Science Advisory Council

Dr. Lars Anderson

USDA Agricultural Research Service and University of California, Davis (2006–2011)

Dr. Cynthia Brown

Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Colorado State University (2005–2011)

Dr. Joel Brown

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (2001–2007)

Dr. Joe DiTomaso

Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis (2001–2004)

Dr. Charlotte Eberlein

Twin Falls Research and Extension Center, University of Idaho (2001–2004)

Dr. Tim Prather

Department of Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho (2004–2011

Dr. Steven Radosevich

Department of Forest Systems and Society, Oregon State University (2001–2005)

Dr. Marcel Rejmanek

Department of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis (2006–2011)

Dr. Tony Svejcar

USDA Agricultural Research Service (2002–2005)

Dr. Jim Young

Department of Plant, Soil, and Entomological Sciences, University of Idaho (2001–2002)