Meet Your Board of Directors
Ryan Okey, President
Ryan Okey is the Assistant Director for the Clemson University Department of Pesticide Regulation in South Carolina. Ryan began his career with the Department in 2003 as a Field Investigator. In his current role as Assistant Director, Ryan oversees the Department’s field and support operations, enforcement decisions and actions, as well as termiticide registrations in South Carolina. Ryan graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelors in Turfgrass Science and a Masters in Agricultural Education. Ryan has served on the Board of Directors since 2015. He is the chair of the Termiticide Label Review Committee as well as a member of the Structural Fumigation, Building Codes, and Termiticide Standards Committee.
Contact Ryan at email@example.com
Allison Cuellar, Vice President
Allison Cuellar is the Coordinator for the Structural Pest Control Service at the Texas Department of Agriculture. Allison graduated from University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelors of Arts and a Masters in Public Affairs. Allison has been a licensed applicator for several years and has been a member of ASPCRO for over a decade. Allison is currently serving as the ASPCRO Vice President (8/2021) and is also the chair of the Meeting Planning Committee and the IPM in Schools Committee.
Contact Allison at Allison.Cuellar@texasagriculture.gov
John Pitcock, Secretary
John Pitcock was born and raised on a small farm in Kentucky where his family raised tobacco and beef cattle. After his college years and a short stint in the military, including one deployment to Iraq, he took a job with Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) as a Pesticide Inspector in 2012. John advanced quickly to Executive Staff Advisor until being promoted to his current position in 2018 as the Product Registration and Technical Support Branch Manager for Environmental Services with KDA. He now lives in Lexington, KY with his wife Anna, their two dogs Bear & Jack, and one cat Esmeralda.
John was recently elected to serve as Secretary of the ASPCRO Board of Directors beginning in August of 2021.
Contact John at John.Pitcock@ky.gov
Grant Bishop, Treasurer
Grant Bishop has been with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture employee since 1992. Currently he is the Deputy Director of the Regulatory and Environmental Affairs Division and manages the Pesticide Regulatory Programs Unit and The Environmental Programs Unit of the Division. A proud graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Grant has served as the Board of Directors Treasurer since 2003 and is the current Chair of the Building Code Committee.
Contact Grant at GBishop@wvda.us
Cindy Fulton, At Large Member
After receiving her B.S. degree from the University of Wyoming in Microbology in 1978, Cindy Fulton began her career with the Wyoming Department of Agriculture (WDA) in January 2006 as a pesticide inspector advancing to Lead Pesticide Officer in 2013, and ultimately Supervisor in 2019 overseeing all aspects of pesticide use, sale, and public policy in Wyoming. She serves as representative for Wyoming on a regional and on the national level for pesticide related issues and represents the Department on the Wyoming Groundwater and Pesticide Strategy Committee. She loves flyfishing and is an energetic grandmother to four grandchildren.
Cindy has been an active member of the ASPCRO board of directors since 2019. Her at large position has been extended to 2022.
Contact Cindy at Cindy.Fulton@wyo.gov
Courtney Frazier, At Large Member
Courtney Frazier serves as the Assistant Director for the division of Agricultural Environmental Services with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Courtney began her career with FDACS in 2015 as a senior attorney with the Office of General Counsel, ultimately moving to the Assistant Director position where she currently assists with planning and directing the overall objectives of the division. She assists with setting program priorities, evaluates outcomes, and assists in carrying out legislative mandates of Chapters 388, 482, 487, 576, 578 and 580, Florida Statutes. This includes Florida’s Pesticide, Pest Control and Mosquito Control laws. Prior to joining FDACS, Courtney worked as an assistant state attorney prosecuting criminal cases. Courtney holds a B.S. in Criminology and a Jurist Doctor from Florida State University.
Contact Courtney at Courtney.Frazier@fdacs.gov
Matthew Lopez, At Large Member
Matthew (Matt) Lopez serves as the Pesticide Enforcement Manager for the Colorado Department of Agriculture, responsible the administration of the Colorado Pesticide Applicators’ Act and its associated rules and regulations. Matt began his career with CDA in 2006 as a field inspector for the Worker Protection Standard program, ultimately moving to enforcement where he currently oversees pesticide misuse investigations in Colorado. Prior to joining the CDA, Matt worked as a professional pesticide applicator in the public and private sectors. Matt also served in the USMC and was fortunate enough to have U.S./N.A.S Bermuda as his first duty station. Matt holds a B.S. in Biology with a Botany concentration and Chemistry minor and a Masters of Public Administration with emphasis in environmental policy, management, and law; and emergency management and homeland security.
Matt is the most recent member of the ASPCRO Board of Directors beginning in November 2020. You can contact him at Matthew.Lopez@ag.state.co.us
Liza Fleeson Trossbach, Past President
Liza Fleeson Trossbach currently serves as the Program Manager for the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services’ Office of Pesticide Services. In this position, she directs the statewide pesticide program and administers the Virginia Pesticide Control Act and related regulations. Liza is the Immediate Past President of the Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials (ASPCRO) having served on the Board of Directors since 2008. Throughout her career, Liza has worked in environmental and public health programs with the Departments of Health, Corrections and Agriculture.
Contact Liza at Liza.Fleeson@dacs.virginia.gov
Michael Page, Executive Secretary
Michael "Mike" Page was formerly with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) retiring in 2015. While with FDACS, he served as the Chief of the Bureau of Entomology and Pest Control responsible for the regulation of the pest control industry and mosquito control statewide. Mike also served as an at large member and Secretary on the ASPCRO Board of Directors. He was responsible for promoting the safe use of mosquito misting systems, borate termite applications, was a force to be reconed with on training related issues (PIRT & PREP) and School IPM. Not satisfied with retired life, Mike currently serves as the ASPCRO Executive Secretary since February of 2019. And, he's really glad to be back!
Contact Mike at MPage@aspcro.org