Gail Langellotto is an Associate Professor of Horticulture at Oregon State University, where she also coordinates the statewide Extension Master Gardener Program. At Oregon State, Gail serves as the Urban and Community Horticulture Extension specialist. With her graduate students, she conducts applied research on the benefits of gardens to environmental and human health. An entomologist by training, Gail is specifically interested in understanding how gardens can contribute to the ecosystem services of pollination and biological control.
She currently serves as the secretary/treasurer for the National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture (NICH) and chair of the International Master Gardener Committee, where one of her duties is to coordinate efforts associated with the 2017 International Master Gardener Conference.
Together with Sheri Dorn, she manages the online resource site that has been developed to support the work of Extension Master Gardener coordinators.