Vincent served ESA as Co-Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee for the ESA-ESC-SEQ meeting in Montreal (2000); member of the Committee on Common Names of Insects (2001-2003); member of the Committee on International Affairs (2004-2010); Governing Board member, representing the International Branch (2012); and as organizer of five symposia at ESA meetings. He has assumed leadership positions in scientific societies, notably as President of the Socit d'entomologie du Qubec (1988), President of the Entomological Society of Canada (2004), and President of ESA's International Branch (2011). He has co-organized 26 symposia worldwide, and assumed ca. 50 positions or functions in various scientific societies. He has received numerous awards, including two Exceptional Service Awards from ESA (2000, 2007); Commandor, Order of Agronomical Merit from the Ordre des Agronomes du Qubec (2009); a Gold Medal from the Entomological Society of Canada (2010); the Entomological Distinction Award from the Entomological Society of Quebec (2012); Foreign Member from the Acadmie d'Agriculture de France (2012); and the L.O. Howard Distinguished Achievement Award from ESA's Eastern Branch (2013).
He has lived happily with France Labrche (a medical epidemiologist) for 40 years. They have two sons, Philippe (a chemist) and Louis (a physicist). His hobbies include reading (history, biographies, thrillers), listening to music, acoustic guitar, singing (occasionally in public), tennis, volleyball, and traveling.
DR. JEFFREY G. SCOTT, a professor at the Department of Entomology at Cornell University, is internationally recognized for his research on insecticide
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