awardNMCA SCHOLARSHIP & AWARDS HISTORY (1981-present)

 

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016

 

 

 

Jobbins: Margaret Welch; University of Southern Maine, “Borrelia garinii in coastal Maine island seabird populations”

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Krishna Woerheide; University of Nebraska, “Prevalence of Aedes japonicus japonicus in tire piles in northeastern Minnesota” 

 

McColgan: Elizabeth Henderson; Maine Medical Center Research Institute, “Creation and Ground Truthing of a Predictive GIS Model for Salt-marsh Mosquitoes”

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Bart Morris

 

DH Colburn: Paul Eldredge, Thomas Eldredge & Charles White

 

Presidential Citation: David Henley & Steve Burns

 

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015

 

 

 

Jobbins: Megan Saunders; Does priority effects competition facilitate coexistence of a resident mosquito (Cx. pipiens) with the invasive Asian tiger mosquito (Ae. albopictus)?

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John Soghigian; Monophyly of Aedes mosquitoes

 

McColgan: Dr. Devi Suman; A unidirectional non-insecticidal lethal trap for container mosquito surveillance and control

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Diana Mathes; Egg hatch rate of Aedes albopictus larvae and observations of seasonal patterns

 

Honorary: Paul Capotosto

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no recipient

 

DH Colburn: Chris Gagnon

 

Presidential Citation: Jo-Ann Fawcett

 

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014

 

 

 

Jobbins: Mandy Gaudreau; Amphibian Pathogens Spread by Frog-Biting and Opportunistic Mosquitoes: A Lab Experiment

 

McColgan: Işik Ünlü; Presence of Asian Tiger Mosquitoes (Aedes albopictus) in Rainwater Corrugated Extension Spouts and Suppression Attempts Using Slow Release Pesticide Formulations

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Gregory Williams; Development of Miniature Granular Applicator for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Anthony Corricelli

 

DH Colburn: Timothy Welch

 

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013

 

 

 

Jobbins: Mandy Gaudreau; Are Frog-Biting Mosquitoes a Cause for Amphibian Conservation concern?

 

McColgan: Goudarz Molaei, et al: Population Genetics of Culiseta melanura, the Principal Vector of EEEv

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Ary Farajollahi: Ultra-low Volume Droplet Penetration and Characteristics of an Adulticide Dispensed by a Truck-Mounted Cold Aerosol Sprayer in Urban and Suburban Habitats of Northeastern USA.

 

Honorary: Robert Kent

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: William Haviland

 

Presidential Citation: Sherrie Juris

 

Certificate of Recognition: Carolyn Brennan

 

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012

 

 

 

Jobbins: Brian Johnson; Critical Early Season Drivers of West Nile Virus in the Northeastern US

 

McColgan: Frank Cornine III & Tim Deschamps; Development of Population Specific Materials for Older Adults on Mosquito-Borne Disease Awareness

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Goudarz Molaei et al; Epidemiology of EEE Virus in Vermont

 

Honorary: John J. Smith

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: no applicant

 

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011

 

 

 

Jobbins: Kevin Sherman; Working On Designing The Appropriate Primers For Plasmodium And Planning On Incorporating Them Into PCR Trials.

 

McColgan: Ted Andreadis et al

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: John J. Smith

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: John Howard; Dave Lawson; Maureen MacEachern; Brian Moore & Emily Sullivan

 

Presidential citation: John Howard

 

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010

 

 

Jobbins: Andrea Egizi; Can One Invasive Mosquito Species Help Another to Become Established?

 

McColgan: John Prohaska; Develop a New Carbon Dioxide Source Technology for Mosquito Baiting

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Melissa Hartstone; Biological Factors Contributing to Invasive Biology of Oc. japonicus in Northern USA

 

Honorary: Walter Montgomery & Jake Jurgenson

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: Tim McGlinchy & Ted St. Amand

 

Presidential citation: Matt Osborne (text)

 

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009

 

 

Jobbins: Eric Williges; Oviposition Behavior of the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus

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Elizabeth Andrews; Wolbachia, microbial manipulator of mosquito reproduction and future control method

 

McColgan: Goudarz Molaei; Vector-Host-Virus Interactions and Epidemiology of Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus in Northeastern USA

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Central Mass. MCP; Development of a Waste Tire Collection Program to Reduce Mosquito Larval Habitat.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: no applicant

 

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008

 

 

Jobbins: Carolin Ferwerda; Characterizing the relationship between the Asian Tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) and human habitats in urban New Jersey using ecological niche modeling and spatial statistics

 

McColgan: Ted Andreadis & Goudarz Molaei, CT Ag. Ex. Station; Bloodmeal analysis of Cs. melanura

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Sarah O’Brien, Lackawanna County West Nile Virus Program of Pennsylvania

Creation of a comparison study based on mosquito species and counts, both before and after abandoned tire removal and clean-up

 

Honorary: David Boyes, ENVIROSOLUTIONS (text)

 

Armstrong: William Mara, Commissioner - Plymouth County Mosquito Control Project, MA (1966 to present) NMCA / AMCA Member – 42 Years

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: Al Gettman; Jay Begin; Stephen W. Burns; Wayne Crans; Jeff Hottenstein; Fran Krenick; Dominick Ninivaggi; Jeffrey R. O’Neil; John M. Raposo; Charlie Swinerton

 

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007

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

McColgan: Ted Andreadis & Goudarz Moulaei, CT Ag. Ex. Station; Bloodmeal analysis of Cs. melanura

 

Honorary: Ray Zucker, Plymouth County MCP (text)

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Anthony Corricelli (text)

 

DH Colburn: Theodore Andreadis; Timothy Deschamps; John Doane; Jo Ann Fawcett; Robert Kent; Sarah MacGregor; William Reinert; Ed Storonsky; Wally Terrill; Bob Thorndike; Bill Zawicki

 

NMCA Proclamation: Ray Zucker (text)

 

Certificate of Recognition: Kimberly King (text)

 

Certificate of Membership: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (text)

 

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006

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Elizabeth Donnell; Karen Millet; Ashley Orlando; Margaret Laber; JoAnn Fawcett; Nola Cummings; Maureen Tucan      

 

DH Colburn: Roger Wolfe; Paul Capotosto; Richard Day; Rich Greite; Raymond Zucker; Carolyn Brennan; Timothy Hay; William Montgomery; David Henley; Wayne Andrews; Bruce Landers; John Kuschke

 

Presidential citations: Mark Buffone & SRMCB Board (text); Dr. Al DeMaria & staff at MDPH/SLI (text)

 

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005

 (Creation of the David H. Colburn award)

 

Jobbins: Kelley Downer, UMASS Amherst. To examine the effects of the odor attractant octenol on engorgement of Tabanus nigrovittatus Macquart.

 

McColgan: Heidi Brown, Yale University. To investigate improvements of mosquito-borne disease surveillance through enhanced monitoring of wetlands using remote sensing and geographic information systems (GIS) technologies.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: no applicant

 

DH Colburn: Walter Montgomery; Jack Card; William Mara; Ken Ludlam; Jake Jurgenson; George Smith; Curtis Best; John Smith; David Boyes

 

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004

 

 

Jobbins: Alicia Ellis, Dartmouth College. Ecological Determinants of Mosquito Hot Spots in the Northeast: Implications for Vector Control

 

McColgan: Shannon Kearney, University of CT. Distribution of WNV in CT in Association with land Use, Location and Avian Composition.

 

Honorary: Kenneth Ludlam, Plymouth County MCP

 

Armstrong: David Boyes & Walter Montgomery

 

DW Scott: William C. Mehaffey, Sr. (posthumous)

 

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003

 

 

Jobbins: Ary Farajollahi, Mercer County Mosquito Control Division. Diapause in Culex mosquitoes

 

McColgan: Robyn Januszewski, NEMMCWMD. Mosquito breeding in beaver impacted waterways

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: Ray Zucker, Plymouth County MCP

 

DW Scott: no recipient

 

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002

 

 

Jobbins: Kristen Bartlett, Rutgers. Community Dynamics of Deciduous Forested Wetlands Conducive to Mosquito Breeding in NJ

 

McColgan: Mari Butler, URI. Effects of Methoprene in Catch Basin Systems

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Bruce Landers, Suffolk County MCP. Invention of the “Landers Ladle”.

 

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001

 

 

Jobbins:  Jamesina Scott, Rutgers. Oc. j. japonicus biology & WNV transmission

 

McColgan: 1). Scott Cobat, Central Mass. MCP. Development of a numeric control device for spray equipment security;

2). Mari Butler, URI. Effects of mosquito larvicides on natural communities in mosquito control ecosystems;

3). Judith Wrenn, Waterford, CT Health Dept. Research the effectiveness of OMWN in controlling saltmarsh mosquito breeding.

 

Honorary: Dr. Wayne Crans, Rutgers University

 

Armstrong: Paul Capotosto, CT DEP WHAMM Program

 

DW Scott: the staff of the Central Mass. MCP

 

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000

 

 

Jobbins: Amanda Grignon, Eastern Nazarene College. Study of various wetland restoration projects in Quincy, MA

 

McColgan: Michelle Nevor, RIDEM. Effectiveness of Altosid® pellets in stormwater catch basins.

 

Honorary: Dr. Ernest Ruber, Northeastern University

 

Armstrong: Jo Ann Fawcett, Plymouth County MCP.

 

DW Scott: Francis Shaw, CT DEP WHAMM Program

 

Letters of Appreciation to:

Chet Stachecki, retiring Superintendent of the Delaware Mosquito Control

Margaret (Peggy) Havey, retiring Secretary of the Mass. State Reclamation & Mosquito Control Board.

 

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999

 

 

Jobbins: John Shepard, CTAES. Comparison of molecular phylogeny with traditional mosquito groupings and to determine evolutionary relationships of these mosquitoes.

 

McColgan: Ellen Orrell, Plymouth County MCP. Continuation of a study of the effects of Bs. sphaericus on Cp. perturbans larvae.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

DW Scott: Jack Card, NEMMCWMD

 

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998

 (Creation of the David W. Scott Award)

 

Jobbins: Tadhgh Rainey, Rutgers. Research on the transmission of EEE virus.

 

McColgan: Kristen Bartlett, URI. Research on improvement of attractants for deer and horse flies.

 

Honorary: William Zawicki, Northeast Vector Control

 

Armstrong: David W. Scott, Central Mass. MCP (posthumous)

 

DW Scott: Scott Cobat, Central Mass. MCP

 

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997

 

 

Jobbins:   Abelardo Moncayo, UMASS Amherst. Risk factors for epidemic transmission of EEEv in Southeastern Mass.

 

McColgan: Sean Healy, URI. Development of a laboratory system for testing olfactory responses in mosquitoes.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: Norman Dobson, Essex County MCP

 

Dedication of the 43rd NMCA Annual Meeting to the memory of David W. Scott, Central Mass. MCP.

 

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996

 

 

Jobbins:   Ellen Orrell, Plymouth County MCP. Research on the overwintering mechanism of EEEv and the possibility of transovarial transmission in Cs. melanura

 

McColgan: Mary-Jane James Pirri, RIDEM. The effects of an OMWM project on mosquito production and fish abundance at Mosquito Beach saltmarsh, Block Island, RI

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: David Colburn, Berkshire County MCP

 

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995

 

 

Jobbins: Peter Bosak, Rutgers. Overwintering instars of Cq. perturbans and the correlation to adult populations.

 

McColgan: George Christie, Christie Pest Control. Location and identification of a mosquito larvae pathogen, probable fungus.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: John Kuschke, Morris County Mosquito Commission

 

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994

 

 

Jobbins: Rajeen Vaidyanathan. A study on EEEV in Mass. with six different mosquito vectors

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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993

 

 

Jobbins: Nick Komar. Research EEEV in roosting birds.

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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992

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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1

991

 

 

Jobbins: Alberto Garcia, Rutgers University

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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1

990

 

 

Jobbins:   Emilio Kenney

 

McColgan: James Merrill. Equipment for temperature inversion evaluation for ground spray equipment.

 

Honorary: Al Heuser, Norfolk County MCP; Malcolm Henry, Central Mass. MCP; Norman Dobson, Essex County MCP.

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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989

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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1

988

 

 

Jobbins:   Emilio Kenney. Use of Aerosurf MSF for the control of Cq. perturbans

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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987

 

 

Jobbins: Robert Anderson, UMASS Amherst. Host preference of Cs. melanura.

 

McColgan: Cheryl Munro. Host preference of Cq. perturbans.

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: Walter Montgomery & Jack Card – Essex County MCP.

 

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1

986

 

 

Jobbins: Paula Martin

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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1

985

 

 

Jobbins: Russell Coleman, UMASS

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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1

984

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

McColgan: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

Interested Citizen’s Award: Dave Granlund, Editorial Cartoonist for South Middlesex (MA) News

 

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983

 

 

Jobbins: no applicant

 

Grant-in-Aid: no applicant (renamed McColgan Grant-in-Aid)

 

Honorary: John J. McColgan

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

Interested Citizen’s Award: Linda Bahar, Lexington, MA

 

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982

 

 

Jobbins: Mustafa Duboon, UNH, “Biology of Aedes species in NH bogs”.

 

Grant-in-Aid: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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981

 

 

Jobbins: Edward Walker, UMASS

 

Grant-in-Aid: no applicant

 

Honorary: no recipient

 

Armstrong: no recipient

 

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