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Appendix 2. Program Participants
PD/A CRSP Eighteenth Annual Administrative Report

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Appendix 2. Program Participants

The Pond Dynamics/Aquaculture CRSP represents the joint efforts of more than 75 professional and support personnel from US universities. It also represents the collaborative efforts of over 45 scientists, technicians, and students from project sites in six host countries—Mexico, Honduras, Peru, Kenya, the Philippines, and Thailand. The expertise of host country and US personnel is broad-based and encompasses the major fields of specialization included in this CRSP: limnology and water quality; fisheries and aquaculture; soil science; engineering; information systems; data management, analysis, and modeling; endocrinology; genetics; environmental hazard management; sociology; agricultural economics; policy development; adult education; and research administration.

The program's US-based participants are drawn from the CRSP partner institutions—Auburn University (AU), Florida International University, The Ohio State University, Oregon State University (OSU), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC), the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), the University of Arizona (UA), the University of Georgia, the University of Hawaii, The University of Michigan (UM), and the University of Oklahoma (UO).

Host country staff participate in the CRSP though their involvement with:

Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco, Villahermosa, Mexico
Escuela Agrícola Panamericana El Zamorano (Zamorano), Honduras
Instituto de Investigaciones de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru
Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru
Fisheries Department, Nairobi, Kenya
Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya
Sagana Fish Farm, Sagana, Kenya
University of Nairobi, Kenya
Bunda College, Lilongwe, Malawi
International Center for Living Aquatic Resources Management (ICLARM), Zomba, Malawi
Central Luzon State University, Muñoz, Nueva Ecija, Philippines
Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Pathumthani, Thailand

Cooperating institutions include:

Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical, Cali, Colombia

Researchers and research project staff are named within each research project report in the body of this report. Following are listings for staff of the Program Management Office as well as members of the program's three advisory groups—Board of Directors, External Evaluation Panel, and Technical Committee.

Program Management Office


Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Hillary Egna Director
Cormac Craven Assistant Director
Danielle Clair Program Associate
Viji Sreenivasan Financial Manager (through February 2000)
Kevin Bokay Management Assistant (August 1999 through May 2000)
Joan Westfall Administrative Program Assistant (from April 2000)
Xena Cummings Graduate Research Assistant (USA; CRSP funded)
John Hayes Graduate Research Assistant (Uruguay/USA; September 1999 through June 2000; CRSP funded)
Josh Moentenich Undergraduate Student Worker (USA)

Advisory Bodies

Board of Directors Institution
Dennis Balogu, Chair UAPB
L.J. (Kelvin) Koong OSU
T.H. Lee Williams UO
Anthony Young SIUC
Ex-Officio Board Members
Harry Rea USAID
Hillary Egna OSU
External Evaluation Panel Affiliation
Kevan Main Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Sarasota, Florida
Edna McBreen University of Nebraska, Lincoln
David Cummins Peanut CRSP (retired)
Christine Crawford University of Tasmania, Australia
Technical Committee* Institution
John Bolte OSU
Jim Diana UM
Material and Methods Subcommittee Research Area of Expertise
Doug Ernst OSU Environmental effects
Claude Boyd AU Production optimization
Freddy Arias Zamorano Social and economic aspects
Technical Progress Subcommittee
Joe Molnar AU Social and economic aspects
Wilfrido Contreras-Sánchez OSU Production optimization
Amrit Bart AIT Environmental effects
Work Plan and Budget Subcommittee
Kevin Fitzsimmons UA Environmental effects
Tom Popma AU Production optimization
Carole Engle UAPB Social and economic aspects
External At-Large Members
Marc Verdegem Wageningen Agricultural University, The Netherlands
Damon Seawright US tilapia producer
Ex-Officio Members
Harry Rea USAID
Hillary Egna OSU
Cormac Craven OSU

* Membership as of 2000 Technical Committee election; see Seventeenth Annual Administrative Report for previous roster. Subcommittee members are listed in order of seniority.

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