Kittitas County Boards and Committees

Horticulture Pest & Disease

Four members
Authority: RCW 15.09


1. Douglas Hannon 6/30/2019 2 year
2. Kelly Kukes 6/30/2017 2 year
3. Ben Kern 6/30/2019 2 year
4. Urban B. Eberhart 6/30/2019 2 year

Tipton Hudson, Extension Agent, 962-7507
Mike Klaus, Advisor, Washington State Department of Agriculture, 509-225-2609

The purpose of the Horticultural Pest & Disease Board is to more effectively control and prevent the spread of horticultural pests and diseases. Of the four members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, one of such members shall have at least a practical knowledge of horticultural pests and diseases, and the other members shall be residents of the county, shall own land within the county and shall be engaged in the primary and commercial production of a horticultural product or products. A Representative from the Washington State Department of Agriculture serves as an advisor to the Board. Meetings are scheduled as deemed necessary.