The Ontario Greenhouse Vegetable Growers Association in Leamington has named an interim science coordinator.

Niki Bennett is scheduled to serve in the interim position beginning June 16 and continuing through January 2015, according to a news release. The association’s regular science coordinator Leanne Wilson is on leave.

While handling the duties of science coordinator for the association, Bennett will be responsible for the group’s research, pest control and education initiatives, according to the release.

Bennett earned a biology degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2001 and has worked for technology, science and healthcare companies. She has extensive project management and administrative experience, according to the release.