Michael Schmitz works as a Program Manager for Ignite Solutions. He provides program management, operational, and financial assistance to several groups. Some of his groups include CARES NG, DEET European Joint Venture (DEET EUJV), DEET Task Force (DTF), DEET Joint Venture (DJV), the Lawn and Horticultural Products Working Group (LHPWG), Pet Care Products Task Force (PCPTF), and Suppliers Ingredient Reporting Working Group (SIR). Some of these groups are industry initiative groups and others are FIFRA data-generating groups. Michael ensures that these groups advance the mission of their members.
Prior to joining HCPA, Michael worked for Fairfax County Public Schools as a middle school history and civics teacher. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in Secondary Social Studies Education and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire in History.