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Appendix 2. Program Participants

PD/A CRSP Twentieth 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; geography; zoology; ecology; 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 CRSP partner institutions—Auburn University (AU), Florida International University (FIU), Michigan State University, The Ohio State University, The University of Michigan (UM), Oregon State University (OSU), Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), University of Arizona (UA), University of California, Davis, University of Georgia, University of Hawaii), University of Oklahoma (UO), and University of Texas.

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

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 Staff

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
Hillary Egna Director
Danielle Clair Assistant Director of Operations (0.5 FTE)
Cormac Craven Assistant Director of Research (to July 2001)
Steve Sempier Assistant Director of Research (from July 2001)
Joan Westfall Office/Financial Manager
Gwyn Newcombe Accounting Technician (0.5 FTE)
Heidi Furtado Student Worker/Research Assistant
Kelli Lewis Undergraduate Student Worker
Katy Lloyd Undergraduate Student Worker

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

Washington, DC
Harry Rea Cognizant Technical Officer

Advisory Bodies

Board of Directors
Ronald Jones Florida International University
Stephanie Sanford Oregon State University
T.H. Lee Williams University of Oklahoma
Anthony Young, Chair Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Ex-Officio Board Members
Harry Rea USAID
Hillary Egna Oregon State University

External Evaluation Panel
Kevan Main, Chair Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, Florida
Edna McBreen University of Connecticut, Tarrington
Dave Cummins University of Georgia, Athens (retired)
Christine Crawford University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

Technical Committee* Institution
Kevin Fitzsimmons UA
Jim Diana UM
Material and Methods Subcommittee Research Area of Expertise
Freddy Arias Zamorano Social and economic aspects
Yang Yi AIT Environmental effects
Claude Boyd AU Production optimization
Technical Progress Subcommittee
Amrit Bart AIT Environmental effects
Jim Bowman OSU Production optimization
Joe Molnar AU Social and economic aspects
Work Plan and Budget Subcommittee
Carole Engle UAPB Social and economic aspects
Wilfrido Contreras-Sánchez OSU Environmental effects
Chris Brown FIU Production optimization
External At-Large Member
Damon Seawright US tilapia producer
Ex-Officio Members
Harry Rea USAID
Hillary Egna OSU
Cormac Craven OSU (to July 2001)
Steve Sempier OSU (from July 2001)

* Membership as of 2002 Technical Committee election; see Nineteenth Annual Administrative Report for previous roster. Subcommittee members are listed in order of seniority.

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