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Editorial Board member, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2001-present)
Steering committee member for the ARS/CSREES sponsored "Comparative Insect Genomics Workshop," Arlington, VA (2001)
FAO/IAEA Consultant/ Coordinated Research Project member for:
Enabling Technologies for the Expansion of SIT for Old and New World Screwworm" (2002-2007)
Risk Assessment for Transgenic Arthropods, Rome, Italy (2002)
Enhancement of the Sterile Male Technique Through Genetic Transformation Using Nuclear Techniques, (2002, 2005, 2008)
Technical Co-operation Project MEX/5/027 on: Transfer of Genetic Sexing Mass-Rearing Technologies for Fruit Fly Production (with Moscafrut, Tapachula, Mexico) (2003-2007)
Development and Evaluation of Improved Strains of Insect Pests for SIT (2009-2014)
Panel Leader for "Fish, Shellfish and Insects" for USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Research Grants Program (BRARGP) stakeholder workshop on "Future Directions and Research Priorities", Washington, DC (2003)
Steering Committee member for Pew Initiative on Food and Biotechnology Workshop on "Biotech Bugs", Washington, DC (2004)
Panel member for the National Institutes of Health Vector Biology Study Section in its Center for Scientific Review Washington, D.C. (2005; 2006) and Biology of Plasmodium and Trypanosome Vectors Special Review Panel (2006)
Panel member for the Functional Genomics Entomology/ Nematology section for USDA-NRI Competitive Grants Program (2006)
Steering Committee member for Conservation of Insect Genetic Resources Initiative (2008-present)
Consortium Leader, The Mediterranean Fruit Fly Whole Genome Sequencing Project (2008-present)