With a background in public health and administration, Janet Hurley has been with Texas A&M for nearly 20 years, prior to which she was an Inspector and Lab Technician of Environmental Control Services for the City of Lewisville, Texas. In her position with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, she assists in the development and implementation of IPM programs and has worked with many groups in Texas and other states to promote development of IPM in schools, and was instrumental in the organization of the Texas School IPM Coordinators Affiliate for Public Schools. In 2006, Hurley served on the Texas Pest Control Association Rules and Regulations Committee. Nationally, Hurley has worked collaboratively with the Association of Structural Pest Control Regulatory Officials, the American Society for Public Administration, the National School Plant Managers Association, University of Florida, Auburn University, Oklahoma State University, the Southern Association of School Business Officials and school IPM groups in New Mexico, Alabama, Florida, Maine and California. With rodent management as an ongoing focus for Hurley, she is co-author of IPM Plan for Commensal Rodents, Integrated Pest Management Plan for Bats, Managing Fire Ants in Texas Schoolyards & Butterfly Gardens, and An Introduction to IPM in Schools: A Manual for Facilities Maintenance Professionals. She holds a B.S. in Community Health from Texas Woman’s University and an M.S. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas.