Secret Site Map
Monday, March 30, 2015

Home News Elin D. Miller Elected to Marrone Bio Innovations Board

Elin D. Miller Elected to Marrone Bio Innovations Board

News Coverage

A former Dow AgroSciences exec, Miller currently serves as vice chair of the board of directors of the biopesticide company Vestaron Corporation, Kalamazoo, Mich.

| July 28, 2011

DAVIS, Calif. — Marrone Bio Innovations, a provider of effective and environmentally friendly natural pest management products, announced the appointment of Elin D. Miller to its Board of Directors.

"The company will benefit greatly from Elin's leadership and advice," said Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO of the company. "Her broad knowledge and management experience in both the business and regulatory aspects of the agricultural industry are very well known and respected."

Miller currently serves as vice chair of the board of directors of the biopesticide company Vestaron Corporation, Kalamazoo, Mich. From 2006 to 2009, she accepted a Presidential appointment as regional administrator of the EPA in Region 10, where she led and developed strategic direction for all aspects of enforcement and implementation of U.S. Environmental Law.

Prior to that she led Arysta Lifesciences as president and CEO of North America and Australasia. Before Arysta, Miller held various positions including global vice president of Public Affairs and vice president, pest management and vice president, Asia Pacific for Dow Agrosciences/Dow Chemical. Elin's early career included directing the CA Department of Conservation and serving as Chief Deputy Director of the Department of Pesticide Regulation at CalEPA.

Miller left the role of vice president of Global Pest Management at Dow AgroSciences in 2004 to pursue personal interests.

Miller holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agronomy/Plant Protection. She also served as National VP Future Farmers of America (FFA), later as chairman of the board of RISE, and on the Boards of CropLife America and American Farmland Trust. Miller also has received numerous awards and honors, including the Lea Hitchner Award, the highest honor in the crop protection industry for lifelong contributions. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the National FFA Individual Giving Council, the local Umpqua Community Development Corporation and was recently elected to the Umpqua Community College Board of Trustees.

Top news

Pair of Destructive Termites Create New Hybrid Colonies

Two of the most destructive termite species in the world -- responsible for much of the $40 billion in economic loss caused by termites annually -- are now swarming simultaneously in South Florida, creating hybrid colonies that grow quickly and have the potential to migrate to other states.

UF/IFAS Grad Student Wins Prize for Mosquito Trap Research

Casey Parker recently won the ONE WORLD competition, organized by the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Challenge 2050 Project in conjunction with the Syngenta Good Growth Plan.

NPMA Board of Directors Approves Pollinators BMPs

During its meeting in Washington, D.C., on March 14, the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) Board of Directors approved the organization's Pollinator Best Management Practices (BMPs).

PCT Announces Commercial Pest Management Virtual Conference

Featuring a “Who’s Who” of speakers with decades of experience serving the commercial pest management segment, the April 29 virtual event is filled with information you need to know to expand your presence in this dynamic marketplace. Cost is only $99 and attendees will receive full access to all of the educational sessions and a complimentary copy of the highly-acclaimed PCT Guide to Commercial Pest Management, a $29.95 value!

EcoRaider Launches Free Trial Program

PMPs can put EcoRaider to the test in their own field applications.

x