Senior Executive Program Management

October 2020
Zoom Seminar Series 

Senior executive program management



New and experienced senior-level state, territory, and tribal pesticide program managers with direct responsibility for the implementation of their agency’s pesticide program, policies, and reporting.


Course Goal

To provide participants with an opportunity to acquire, strengthen, and share leadership and management skills while engaging in high level discussions on emerging issues, policy, planning, and communication.


Course Information Topics

  • Mastering virtual communication
  • Communicating science decisions to the public
  • Fostering communication with other agencies
  • Mapping out your team’s strengths
  • Building your influence skills to increase program support
  • Leading through crisis
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Envisioning the future for PREP

The seminars included relevant case studies to help apply leadership and management skills to navigate key emerging pesticide regulatory issues.

Nomination and Participants


Nominations have closed for this course.


Planning Group

Jack Peterson, Arizona Department of Agriculture
John Scott, Colorado Department of Agriculture
Africa Dorame-Avalos, Inter Tribal Council of Arizona
Lori Bowman, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Tim Creger, Nebraska Department of Agriculture
Liz Vizard, Environmental Protection Agency Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance (OECA)

Travel Information

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the PREP Team will be hosting this course online. Selected participants will receive information regarding the course no later than August 28, 2020.