Editorial Board

SAES Board of Directors and Section Directors

ExecutiveOfficers 20172018 Nominees
President

Don ThomasDebbie Villalon
President-Elect

Debbie VillalonMadhura Kunta
Secretary

John GoolsbyJohn Goolsby
Treasurer

John da GracaJohn da Graca

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Alex Racelis, Univ. of Texas, Rio Grande Valley (UTPA)

Managing Editor, Dr. Madhurababu Kunta, Texas A&M – Kingsville – Citrus Center

Associate Editors

Focus AreaNameAffiliation
Fruits Dr. Eliezer LouzadaTexas A&M Kingsville – Citrus Center, Weslaco
VegetablesDr. John JifonTexas A&M Agrilife Research – Weslaco
AgronomyDr. Shad NelsonTexas A&M Kingsville
Plant PathologyDr. Femi Alabi Texas A&M Agrilife Extension – Weslaco
EntomologyDr. Mamoudou SetamouTexas A&M Kingsville – Citrus Center
EntomologyDr. Hugh ConwayUSDA-APHIS, Edinburg, TX
EcologyDr. Alex RacelisUniversity of Texas – Rio Grande Valley
IrrigationDr. Juan EncisoTexas Agrilife Research – Weslaco
Environmental ScienceDr. David RuppertTexas A&M Kingsville
Animal ScienceDr. Michelle GarciaTexas A&M Kingsville
Molecular BiologyDr. Janisete Silva MillerUniv. Estadual de Santa Cruz, Brazil

 

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Section Directors 2017

Fruits, Catherine Simpson, Texas A&M Kingsville

Vegetables, Kranthi Manadi, Texas A&M Agrilife Research

Plant Science, Sonia Irigoye, Danielle Sekula

Entomology, Chris Vitek, UTRGV

Plant Pathology, Veronica Ancona, Texas A&M Kingsville

Animal Science, Michelle Garcia, Texas A&M Kingsville

Ecology, Alex Racelis, Univ. of Texas, UTRGV

Molecular Biology, Dan Murray, South Texas College

Poster Program, Robert Saldana & Veronica Ancona, Texas A&M Kingsville Outreach,  Ashley Gregory, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Executive secretary, Teresa Gonzales, Texas A&M Kingsville

Section Directors 2018 Nominees

Fruits, Cheri Abraham, U.S. Citrus

Vegetables, Brad Christoffersen, UTRGV

Plant Science, Danielle Sekula, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Entomology, Chris Vitek, UTRGV

Plant Pathology, Veronica Ancona, Texas A&M Kingsville

Animal Science, Tanner Michado, Texas A&M Kingsville

Ecology, Alex Racelis, Univ. of Texas, UTRGV

Molecular Biology, Evan Braswell, USDA-APHIS

Poster Program, Veronica Ancona and Jim Hearn, Texas A&M Kingsville

Webmaster, Robert Saldana, Texas A&M Kingsville

Outreach, Ashley Gregory, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, Debbie Villalon, South Texas College