Office of International Programs

OIP is charged by Council with primary leadership for the society’s international programs and is empowered to dispense funds allocated by Council for international programs as well as to utilize staff time for execution of these programs. It is the responsibility of OIP to coordinate, enable, and nurture international programs from various sectors of the society.

Full NameOrganizationPositionTerm StartTerm EndMember Type
Sydney E. EverhartUniversity of ConnecticutCouncil Liaison - Ex Officio8/7/20217/31/2024M201558
Ronald D. French-MonarUSDA APHIS PPQ FO PGQPVice Director8/8/20198/16/2023M153622
Susan D. CohenCenter for Regulatory Research LLCImmediate Past Director8/11/20228/16/2023M026462
Fulya Baysal-GurelTennessee State UniversityMember8/4/20187/31/2024M186724
Maria Soledad Benitez PonceThe Ohio State UniversityMember8/8/20198/1/2025M193186
Taylor Lauren KlassThe Ohio State UniversityMember8/11/20228/1/2025ST260426
Lina Maria QuesadaNorth Carolina State UniversityMember8/11/20228/1/2025M194061
Luisa SantamariaOregon State UniversityMember8/7/20217/31/2024M183034
Shankar Kaji ShakyaBall Horticultural CoMember8/11/20228/1/2025PD231552
Turksen ShiltsUniversity of Florida-CRECMember8/11/20228/1/2025PD233584
Brent S. SipesUniversity of HawaiiMember8/11/20228/1/2025M034490
Anna L. TestenUSDA-ARSMember8/8/20198/16/2023M213640
Sara Thomas-SharmaLouisiana State UniversityMember8/4/20187/31/2024PD197010