Pacific Branch Past Officers

2021-2022

President: Rodney Cooper
President-Elect: Alix Whitener
Past President: Mark Wright
Secretary-Treasurer: Amanda Koppel
Representative on the Governing Board: Todd Murray
Executive Committee Members-at-Large: Jhalendra Rijal, Peter McGhee, Emily Symmes, Navneet Kaur, Joshua Milnes, Rebecca Schmidt-Jeffris

Southeastern Branch Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension

This award recognizes and encourages outstanding contributions to Extension entomology. Recipients of this award are nominated for the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Extension.The award will be presented at the ESA-SEB Annual Meeting. The recipient is expected to be present at this meeting to receive the award. 

Southeastern Branch Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching

This award recognizes a member of the Society deemed to be an outstanding teacher. Recipients of this award are nominated for the ESA Distinguished Achievement Award in Teaching. The award will be presented at the ESA-SEB Annual Meeting. The recipient is expected to be present at this meeting to receive the award. 

General Responsibilities for Committee, Judging Panel and Editorial Board Members

The information below provides a general idea of the purpose of select ESA committees, judging panels and editorial boards, including term served, involvement level of participants, and main responsibilities of its members. Each year the ESA president provides all standing committees with specific charges. Depending on the specific charge for the committee, the requirements below and involvement level of participants may change.

Asa Fitch Memorial Graduate Student Award

The Eastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America recognizes an outstanding Masters level graduate student each year through the presentation of the Asa Fitch Memorial Award. The award consists of $250 and a certificate. In addition, the recipient will be recognized, and asked to give a 25- minute research presentation at the Eastern Branch Annual Meeting. 

Outstanding Student Display Presentation Award

Southeastern Branch Student Display Awards are given to the M.S. and Ph.D. students who present the best research papers in a display format at the annual Branch meeting. The award is based on both presentation of the display and a written summary. Recipients of the ESA-SEB Outstanding Student Display Presentation Awards each receive $100 cash and a plaque. The awards are presented at the ESA-SEB annual meeting Awards Luncheon and the recipients are encouraged to be present to receive the award.