Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment (RISE) elected new officers and welcomed new Governing Board members during its March meeting in Arlington, Va.
The 2022 RISE Executive Committee includes newly elected Chair Karen Larson, Clarke, and Vice Chair Jose Milan, Bayer Environmental Science. Blaine Pinkerton, of Nufarm, continues his term as treasurer. Elections were held during the March meeting due to company staff changes.
“I’m thrilled to lead the board into 2022, which so far, is a challenging year at the state and federal levels,” said Karen Larson, chair of RISE Governing Board and vice president of product innovation and government affairs at Clarke. We have an engaged RISE Governing Board to guide RISE through the tough issues the specialty industry is facing and to support the association’s work to promote the benefits of our products.”
The Governing Board elected two new members, Barbara Aguiar, of BASF, and Shayne Wetherall, of AMGUARD.
Members continuing their terms serving on the Governing Board include:
- Daryl Allen, Corteva Agriscience
- Kathy Bishop, Lebanon Seaboard Corp.
- Bill Culpepper, SePRO Corp.
- John Johnson, Prokoz, Inc.
- Scott Lazarczyk, SBM Life Sciences
- Todd Mason, Sipcam Agro USA
- Scott Reasons, Syngenta
- Brian Rowan, SiteOne Landscape Supply
- Nadia Sinno, FMC Corp.
About Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment
RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment) is the national trade association representing manufacturers, formulators, distributors and other industry leaders engaged with the specialty pesticide and fertilizer industry.