Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Apple IPM Transition Project

Chart of Organizational Structure

 

Organization Chart

 

Organizational Responsibilities

The chart above shows how the project is organized. The various project responsibilities are delegated as listed below:

Executive Committee (EC):

  • Set policies and hire project personnel;
  • Accountable to state to meet goals of the project;
  • Budgetary management and oversight;
  • Personnel supervision and evaluation;
  • Accountable to the fruit industry to achieve an orderly transition to new IPM technologies.

Advisory Committee (AC):

  • Broad-based group cutting across elements of society that deal with pesticide issues;
  • Provide perspectives of their organization and stakeholders on mission, objectives and outcomes of the PMTP;
  • Provide insights into how to better communicate with non-traditional stakeholders;
  • Keep the project accountable to its primary purposes.

Project Manager:

  • Oversee the project under the direction of the EC with input from the AC;
  • Direct education and communication activities along with implementation efforts by the Regional Coordinator(s);
  • Coordinate educational efforts with the DAS Manager;
  • Work with the Assessment Specialist on documentation of project goals.

DAS Manager:

  • Oversee the development and maintenance of the Decision Aid System (DAS);
  • Develop education directed at incorporating DAS into IPM programs;
  • Coordinate educational efforts with the PMTP Project Manager.

Assessment Specialist:

  • Work collaterally with the Project Manger to review project needs;
  • Assess and document changes in IPM practices, attitudes and perceptions of growers, farm workers, and stakeholders;
  • Spearhead education and communication involving environmental groups, farm workers and policy makers.

 

For more information on the PMTP staff and affiliates visit here.

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