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About IVCA

The Indiana Vector Control Association was created in 1977.  Its mission is to bring together the scientific community, educational institutions, business and industry, and public health agencies to provide leadership, information and education leading to the enhancement of health and quality of life through the control of disease-carrying vectors and pests of public health importance in Indiana.  The Indiana Vector Control Association is a 501(c) non-profit professional organization promoting vector control in Indiana, based on the principles of integrated pest management.

2023 Officers:


Brett Davis

St. Joseph Co. Dept. of Health

(574) 235-9722 Ext. 7922


Zak McKinley

Clark County Health Department

812-282-7521 Ext: 208


Alex Davis

Hamilton Co. Health Department

(317) 776-4006


Josh Jones

Marion County Health Department

(317) 221-7448


Andrew Grau

Marion County Health Department

(317) 221-7440


Northern Delegate

Mark Leonard

Iowa State University

Central Delegate

Matt Gailbrath

Bartholomew Co. Health Dept.



Southern Delegate

Doug Ginder

Indiana Dept. of Health

(317) 501-6349

Technical Advisor

Lee Green

Indiana Dept. of Health

(317) 517-5843

Academic Advisor

Phurchhoki Sherpa

Purdue University



Ralph Williams, PhD

Purdue University

(765) 426-1717

Past Presidents 1977 – 2020

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