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Board of Managers

The NJAES Board of Managers, appointed by the Rutgers Board of Governors, is an advisory body to the Executive Dean of Agriculture and natural Resources. The Board of Managers consists of a representative from each county nominated by the County Board of Agriculture or Board of Chosen Freeholders, and a six-member statewide advisory committee. The President of Rutgers, the Executive Director of NJAES, and the New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture serve as ex officio members.

Board Members

  • Atlantic County: Jerry Irick
  • Bergen County: vacant
  • Burlington County: Raymond Hlubik
  • Camden County: vacant
  • Cape May County: Allen D. Carter Jr.
  • Cumberland County: Keith MacIndoe Jr.
  • Essex County: Frank Yesalavich, President
  • Gloucester County: Ann Dorsett
  • Hudson County: vacant
  • Hunterdon County: Meredith Peters
  • Mercer County: Monica Drazba
  • Middlesex County: Robert VonThun
  • Monmouth County: Pat Butch, Vice President
  • Morris County: Carol Davis
  • Ocean County: Jeff Adams
  • Passaic County: Harry "Skip" Bartlett
  • Salem County: Dave Dolbow
  • Somerset County: Kenneth Osterman
  • Sussex County: Raj Sinha
  • Union County: Richard Montag
  • Warren County: Tracy Smith, Corresponding Secretary

Statewide Advisory Committee

  • Biotechnology: vacant
  • Community Resources: vacant
  • Environment: Gene Huntington
  • Food Science: Pearl Giordano
  • Marine Science: vacant
  • Public Policy: Maurice Sheets

Ex Officio

  • President, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey: Robert Barchi
  • Executive Director, NJAES: Robert Goodman
  • New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture: Douglas Fisher

Staff

  • Recording Secretary: Cindy Rovins