About Texas Plant Protection Association

For the past 28 years, the non-profit professional Texas Plant Protection Association has sponsored educational conferences for all involved in production agriculture. These events have been successful due to the broad support of many leaders in Texas agriculture that represent academia, extension, research, consulting, agribusiness, farmers and regulatory.

Texas Plant Protection Association Leadership

Officers for 2017:

  • Chairman of the Board: Ray Smith, Biological Research Services, Inc., College Station, TX
  • President: Gary Schwarzlose, Bayer CropScience, Spring Branch, TX
  • Vice President & Program Chairman: Kranthi Mandadi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Weslaco, TX
  • Incoming VP & Poster Chairman: Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, College Station, TX
  • Incoming VP-Elect: Pete Eure, Syngenta Crop Protection, Houston, TX
  • New TPPA Board Members:
    • Luke Etheredge, Monsanto, Llano,TX
    • Gary Kennedy, GK Consulting, LLC , College Station, TX
    • Robert Lemon, Dow AgroSciences, Caldwell, TX
    • Steve Carlson, Monsanto, College Station, TX
    • Dale Scot, Texas Department of Agriculture, Austin, TX
    • Robert Marek, Helena Chemical, Taylor, TX

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2007 Leadership | 2005 Leadership

Texas Plant Protection Association Past Presidents

2016 - Elizabeth Pierson

2015 - Eric Castner

2014 - Dale Mott

2013 - Seth Murray

2012 - Vernon Langston

2011 - Danny Fromme

2010 - Amir Ibrahim

2009 - Brad Minton

2008 - Gaylon Morgan

2007 - Doug Pustejovsky

2006 - James Grichar

2005 - Doug Jost

2004 - Monty Dozier

2003 - Al Nelson

2001 - Chip Lee

2002 - John Braun

2000 - Scott Senseman

1999 - Bill Odle

1998 - Cloyce Coffman

1997 - Frank Hons

1996 - Jack LeClair

1995 - Jerral Johnson

1994 - M.O. Way

1993 - Pamela Younts

1992 - Bart Drees

1991 - Glenn Whitney

1990 - H. Ray Smith

1989 - Dave Weaver