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I have at present over 790 extension presentations since 1995. In addition to my peer-reviewed publications, I have 200 additional extension publications. I have been invited as a speaker at numerous national and international conferences. Most recently, I was chosen to be the first editor of the new national journal, Invasive Weed Science and Management, published through the Weed Science Society of America. I am currently a member of the National Invasive Species Advisory Committee, and am also a member of the California Invasive Species Advisory Committee, appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. In 2008 I was the Acting Chair of the Department of Plant Sciences, which is the largest department in the college. In 2009-2010, I was the leader of the Sustainable Food Systems Initiative for the Agricultural and Natural Resources (ANR) Division of the University of California, and served on Program Council for ANR.  I have served as the President of the California Invasive Plant Council, the Western Society of Weed Science, and am currently the Vice-President of the Weed Science Society of America (will be President in 2014).