Regional Officers and Special Assignements

Executive Committee

Chair - Jackie Burns (FL)  -  2017/2018
Chair-Elect	- Steve Lommel (NC) - 2018/2019
Treasurer - Steve Lommel (NC) - Indef.
Past Chair - Bob Godfrey (VI) - 2016/2017
Member-at-Large -  -  Indef.
MRC Chair - Nathan McKinney (AR) - 2022
Executive Dir. - Eric Young	- Indef.

Regional Committees

 

Multistate Research Committee (MRC) (4 years)

Nathan McKinney (AR), Chair - 2023
Henry Fatamiro (AL) - 2021
Tim Rials (TN)  -  2022 
Joe West (GA)  -  2022 

Liaisons to Southern Directors

ARD Representative

Dr. Alton Thompson Indef.
Association of Research Directors
NC A&T State University
Greensboro, NC  27411
P: (336) 285-2955
F: (336) 256-2529
E-mail: athompson1@ncat.edu

NIFA Representative

Jeffrey Steiner – Indef.
United States Department of Agriculture
NIFA
1400 Independence Avenue SW., Stop 2201
Washington, DC 20250-2201
P: (202)720-5004
F: (202) 401-4888
E-Mail: Jeffrey.Steiner@nifa.usda.gov

ARS Representative

Archie Tucker 
USDA-ARS Southeast Area Director
141 Experiment Station Rd
JWDSRC
Stoneville, MS 38776
P: (662) 686-5266
F: (662) 686-5309
E-Mail:  archie.tucker@ars.usda.gov

Extension Representative

Rogers Leonard
Associate Vice President
Entomology
Louisiana State University
LSU Agricultural Center
104 Efferson Hall
110 LSU Union Square
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-4161
Fax: 225-578-6032
Email: rleonard@agcenter.lsu.edu

Southern Rural Development Center Representative

Steven Turner Indef.
Director
Box 5187
357 Lloyd Ricks Watson
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Phone: 662-325-2887
Fax: 662-325-8407
E-mail: sturner@ext.msstate.edu