Facility Staff

Training programs draw upon expertise from various disciplines and groups including NCSU’s Entomology & Plant Pathology Department, the NC Department of Agriculture &  Consumer Services, the North Carolina Pest Management Association, and other appropriate organizations as needed.

Two Extension faculty are involved with the training program and are assisted periodically by graduate students in the Urban Structural Entomology Program:


Patty Alder explains treating around a planter box attached to a housePatty Alder (center) is the Facility Director and Training Coordinator.  She oversees the day-to-day operation of the Facility.

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Mike Waldvogel explains termiticide penetration of soilMike Waldvogel (right) is an Extension Associate Professor in the Entomology & Plant Pathology Department and currently serves as the Assistant Director for the Facility.

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