Extension Administration Personnel

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Administrative Coordinator

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3584

Breen-Simone, Rhonda

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3703

Email: rbsimone@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Florentine, Joseph

Director of Greenhouse Operations and Planning

NJAES Research Greenhouse

Phone: 848-932-9034

Email: florentine@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Goffreda, Joseph C.


Rutgers Fruit and Ornamental Research Extension Center

Phone: 848-932-6372

Email: goffreda@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Grande, John A.


Clifford E. & Melda C. Snyder Research and Extension Farm - Rutgers Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Phone: 908-730-9419, ext. 1

Email: grande@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Backpack sprayers

Howell, Kathleen

Associate Director of Administration and Personnel

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3581

Email: howell@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Karamichael, Kenneth

Associate Director, RCE Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs

Cooperative Extension


Office of Continuing Professional Education

Phone: 848-932-7531

Email: kenneth@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Katz, Larry S.


Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3591

Email: lskatz@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Lyons, Rachel

Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension


Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3715

Email: lyons@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Morgan, Dr.M.H., DTR, Kathleen T.

Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension


Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3661

Email: morgan@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://njaes.rutgers.edu/fchs

Expertise: Health Promotion, Worksite Wellness, Aging, Social Determinants of Health, Culture of Health, Food Systems and Advancing Health Equities

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Polanin, Nicholas

Interim Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension

Interim Chair

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phone: 848-932-3590

Email: polanin@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Ward, Daniel


Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4118

Email: dward@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Westendorf, Michael L.

Representative, Extension Specialists

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-9408

Email: westendorf@njaes.rutgers.edu

  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences