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Family & Community Health Sciences Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7271

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Statewide Coordinator, Rutgers Master Gardener Program

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Email: polanin@njaes.rutgers.edu

Chelsea Abegg

Soils and Plant Technician

Rutgers Specialty Crop Research and Extension Center

Allyson Agne

Agriculture & Natural Resources Principal Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: rcesc@njaes.rutgers.edu

Angela Alexander De Ramos

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: angela.alexander@rutgers.edu

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Richard Alomar

Director

Office of Urban Extension and Engagement

Assoc. Professor in Landscape Architecture

Dept. of Landscape Architecture

Phone: 848-932-5266

Email: richard.alomar@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Landscape Architecture

Kathryn Ayres

Principal Office Appliance Operator

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

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Michele Bakacs

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Statewide Coordinator, Rutgers Environmental Stewards

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phone: 732-398-5274

Email: bakacs@njaes.rutgers.edu

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William J. Bamka

County Extension Dept. Head

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5050

Email: bamka@njaes.rutgers.edu

Teresa Becker

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: tbecker@co.ocean.nj.us

Altaira Bejgrowicz

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: bejgrowicz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ricardo Berrios

EFNEP Sr. Program Coordinator Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-5405

Email: rb671@rutgers.edu

Thierry Besancon

Associate Professor in Weed Science

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Associate Extension Specialist in Weed Science

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 609-726-2538

Email: thierry.besancon@rutgers.edu

Ingrid Biondi

4-H Youth Development Program Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3605

Email: ingrid.biondi@co.cape-may.nj.us

Deborah Blain

Family & Community Health Sciences Administrative Assistant

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3604

Email: deborah.blain@rutgers.edu

Lorna Blaus

Laboratory Technician, Tree Fruit Pathology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7630

Email: lorna.blaus@rutgers.edu

Monique Bliss

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

Phone: 201-336-6785

Email: bergen4h@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lenora Boninfante

County Program Asst./Public Relations

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext.3610

Email: lenora.boninfante@co.cape.may.nj.us

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Stacy Bonos

Assoc. Professor

Rutgers Plant Science Research and Extension Farm

Director

Rutgers Plant Science Research and Extension Farm

Assoc. Professor

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6367

Email: bonos@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Breeding and Development of Perennial Grasses; Bio-energy Crops

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Arend-Jan Both

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Controlled-Environment Engineering

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5730

Email: both@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Controlled-environment Agriculture; Greenhouse Design; Energy Management

Laura Bovitz

4-H Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5261

Email: bovitz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brianna Boyd

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5052

Email: bboyd@co.burlington.nj.us

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Melissa Bravo

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: melissa.bravo@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Rhonda Breen-Simone

Department Administrator Supervisor

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3703

Email: rbsimone@njaes.rutgers.edu

Melissa Bright

4-H Animal Science Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: mbright@co.somerset.nj.us

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Carol Broccoli

Assistant Director

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Phone: 848-932-7207

Email: broccoli@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jill Brochinsky

4-H Cloverbud Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: jbrochinsky@co.somerset.nj.us

Kate Brown

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5050

Email: kbrown@njaes.rutgers.edu

Pierrera Brown

EFNEP Secretarial Assistant III

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: pierrera.k.brown@rutgers.edu

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Robin G. Brumfield

Extension Specialist in Farm Management

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9130

Email: brumfield@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Greenhouse Economics; Management for Farm Business Sustainability; Whole Farm System Analyses (Computer)

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Richard Buckley

Director

Plant Diagnostic Lab and Nematode Detection Service

Phone: 732-932-9140

Email: clinic@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Plant Diagnostic Laboratory, assessment, diagnosis, recommendations for plant problems, diseases, insects

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Carol Byrd-Bredbenner

Extension Specialist in Nutrition

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

Phone: 848-932-0965

Email: bredbenner@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Nutrition Education

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Raul I. Cabrera

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Nursery Production and Management

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Nursery Production and Management

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 856-391-7632

Email: cabrera@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Water & Nutrient Management in Ornamental Nursery/Greenhouse Crops, Landscape Horticulture

Leslie Canales Franco

EFNEP Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: leslie.canalesfranco@rutgers.edu

Jennifer Sawyer Caraballo

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate for Commercial Agriculture

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3615

Email: sawyer@njaes.rutgers.edu

Edward G. Castellari

Research Farm Supervisor I

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7631

Email: castellari@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jeanine Cava

Family & Community Health Sciences Research Project Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 732-373-6668

Email: jcava@njaes.rutgers.edu

Belinda Chester

Consumer Horticulture Program Associate II; Rutgers Master Gardener Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: bc597@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Lisa Chiariello

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: lisa.chiariello@rutgers.edu

Sarah Christiansen

Administrative Assistant

Rutgers Specialty Crop Research and Extension Center

Phone: 609-286-9331

Email: sc1974@rutgers.edu

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Sherri M. Cirignano, MS, RD, LDN

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6504

Email: cirignano@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Nutrition and cancer prevention, functional foods programming, food safety and food insecurity, and nutrition and physical activity needs for preschool aged children.

Bridget Cirillo-Kratt

4-H Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8301

Email: bcirillo@co.morris.nj.us

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Ben Clawson

Director

Lindley G. Cook 4-H Youth Center for Outdoor Education

Phone: 973-948-3550, ext. 21

Email: clawson@njaes.rutgers.edu

Thelma Collins

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: thelma.collins@njaes.rutgers.edu

Joanne Connolly

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5263

Teresa Coppola

Family & Community Health Sciences Keyboarding Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6504

Email: tcoppola@co.warren.nj.us

Diana Corrington

Principal Secretary

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6321

Email: corrington@njaes.rutgers.edu

Michele Coyne

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-228-3706

Email: michele.coyne@rutgers.edu

Kimberley Crommelin

Sr. Account Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1338

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Cara Cuite

Assistant Extension Specialist in Human Ecology

Dept. of Human Ecology

Phone: 848-932-4544

Email: cuite@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Food Insecurity, Risk Communication

Jennifer Cunningham

EFNEP Administrative Assistant

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 848-932-3688

Email: jec376@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ed Dager

Research Farm Supervisor I

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

Phone: 848-932-7387

Email: dager@njaes.rutgers.edu

Debbie Davis

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: dadavis@co.gloucester.nj.us

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Alexandra DelCollo, MS

County Extension Dept. Head

Family & Community Health Sciences Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: delcollo@njaes.rutgers.edu

Carrie Mansue Denson

Agriculture & Natural Resources Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: cmansue@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Cecilia Diaz

County Extension Dept. Head

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-305-5748

Email: cd765@njaes.rutgers.edu

Terriann DiLalo

Administrative Assistant

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: tdilalo@njaes.rutgers.edu

Patti Dixon

Horticultural Consultant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: pdixon@co.ocean.nj.us

Sarah Dixon

Senior Program Coordinator

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market

Phone: 848-932-3706

Email: sdixon@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dave Donegan

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5265

Email: dave.donegan@co.middlesex.nj.us

Stacey Dorofachuk

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5052

Email: sdorofachuk@co.burlington.nj.us

Mary Ann Dreikorn

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-4524

Email: mdreikorn@co.ocean.nj.us

Kevin Dunn

Keyboarding Clerk 2

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1341

Roslyn Dvorin

Environmental Coordinator, Rutgers Master Gardeners

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6293 ext. 2536

Email: rdvorin@co.somerset.nj.us

Kendrin Dyitt

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: dyitt@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kelly Dziak

4-H Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8312

Email: dziak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Matthew Elmore

Asst. Extension Specialist in Weed Science

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6324

Email: matthew.elmore@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Weed science in Turf and Forage Grasses

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Sara Elnakib, PhD, MPH, RDN

Chair/Program Leader

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Associate Director

Cooperative Extension

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3661

Email: elnakib@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Susan Emhardt-Servidio

Horticulturist

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: sservidio@co.ocean.nj.us

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Karen M. Ensle, EdD, RDN, FAND, CFCS

County Extension Dept. Head

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854, ext. 1

Email: ensle@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Obesity prevention; small steps to health and wealth; community transformation and environmental change for healthier cities; garden-enhanced nutrition education; wellness policy changes; nutrition, food safety and health education/training for professionals, limited resource audiences, seniors and the general consumer. Use of technology and social media in disseminating wellness messages

Laura Eppinger

4-H Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: eppinger@njaes.rutgers.edu

William Errickson

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7273

Email: william.errickson@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Lisa Galloway Evrard

Water Quality Senior Program Coordinator

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-6726

Email: evrard@rutgers.edu

Laura Ferrie

4-H Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: ferrie@njaes.rutgers.edu

Stacie Fischbach

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretarial Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6505

Email: sfischbach@co.warren.nj.us

Jennifer Fisher

Head Research Farmer

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

Phone: 848-932-7369

Email: jlf229@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: IR-4 Field Research

Dave Fittante

Field Researcher

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Phone: 609-726-1590

Email: david.fittante@rutgers.edu

Chelsey Lynn Fitton

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: Chelsey.Fitton@salemcountynj.gov

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Nurgul Fitzgerald

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Health Promotion and Behavior

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

Phone: 848-932-0981

Email: nfitzgerald@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Food, Nutrition, and Safety

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Joel S. Flagler

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 201-336-6781

Email: flagler@njaes.rutgers.edu

Madeline Flahive DiNardo

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854

Email: flahive@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Joseph Florentine

Associate Director, Farm and Greenhouse Operations

NJAES

Phone: 848-932-9034

Email: florentine@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Dina Fonseca

Professor in Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 848-932-3146

Email: dina.fonseca@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Mosquito Biology and Control

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David Foord

4-H Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: foord@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Lauren Fordyce

Master Gardener Coordinator and Home Horticulture Educator

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 4

Email: laurenfo@co.cumberland.nj.us

Julie Frazee

Family & Community Health Sciences Sr. Program Coordinator Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130 ext. 1, option 3

Email: julie.frazee@rutgers.edu

Deborah Fuentes

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: dfuentes@co.ocean.nj.us

Jacki Fuscellaro

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3609

Email: Jacki.Fuscellaro@co.cape-may.nj.us

Kimberly Gauntt

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800 ext, 3

Email: kimga@co.cumberland.nj.us

Ashley Gayed

EFNEP Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: ag2055@njaes.rutgers.edu

Denise Gerhauser

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: DGerhauser@co.ocean.nj.us

Claudia Gil Arroyo

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115

Email: claudia.gilarroyo@rutgers.edu

Sonia Godino-Montill

EFNEP Community Assistant/Nutrition Educator

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: soniag83@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Hemant Gohil

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: gohil@njaes.rutgers.edu

Patricia Goldberg

4-H Supervising Clerk Steno

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: goldberg_patricia@aclink.org

Sharon Gore

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: gore@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Paul Gottlieb

Associate Professor in Land Use Policy

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9122

Email: gottlieb@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Public Policies Agriculture, Food, and Environment

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Ann Gould

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Ornamental Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6398

Email: gould@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Diseases of shade trees and nursery ornamentals, Scorch

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Ramu Govindasamy

Professor in Marketing

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9192

Email: govindasamy@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Value-Added Marketing of New Jersey Agricultural Commodities

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Jason Grabosky

Professor in Urban Forestry

Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources

Phone: 848-932-0050

Email: grabosky@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Urban Forestry, Tree Growth

Karen Graeff

Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: Karen.Graeff@salemcountynj.gov

Asia Green

Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Email: alg214@rutgers.edu

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Alexandra Grenci, MS, RDN, LDN, CDCES

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 908-788-1342

Email: grenci@njaes.rutgers.edu

Donna Griebau

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: donnagr@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Steve Griglak

Senior Laboratory Technician

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: griglak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Shanna Gryder

4-H Program Associate II

Lindley G. Cook 4-H Youth Center for Outdoor Education

4-H Program Associate II

Rutgers Gardens

Phone: 973-903-3253

Email: sg1337@njaes.rutgers.edu

Marisol Gutierrez

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: marisogu@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Mike Haberland

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 856-216-7130 ext. 1, option 1

Email: haberland@njaes.rutgers.edu

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George C. Hamilton

Specialist in Pest Management

Pest Management Office

Extension Specialist in Pest Management

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 848-932-9801

Email: hamilton@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Farm Safety; Invasive Species; IPM; Pesticide Safety and Training

Jeffrey Hammerstedt

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7636

Email: jeffh@njaes.rutgers.edu

Patricia Hastings

Pest Management Office Program Associate

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: hastings@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Pesticide safety, education, IPM

Joan Healy

Family & Community Health Sciences Sr. Program Coord Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: healyj@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Joseph R. Heckman

Extension Specialist in Soil Fertility

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6333

Email: heckman@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Field and Forage Crop, Vegetable, Turf, and Tree Fruit Plant Nutrition; Soil Fertility Management

Osvaldo Hernandez

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130 ext. 1, option 5

Email: osvaldoh@njaes.rutgers.edu

Amanda Hess

4-H Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: ahess@co.somerset.nj.us

Cyndy Hetzell

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: cyndyhe@co.cumberland.nj.us

Ashley Higgins

Agriculture & Natural Resources Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6296, ext. 2512

Email: higgins@co.somerset.nj.us

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William T. Hlubik

County Extension Dept. Head

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5262

Email: hlubik@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kristian Holmstrom

IPM Program Associate, Vegetable

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: holmstrom@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kathryn Homa

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: kathhoma@njaes.rutgers.edu

Tamisha Hopkins

Office Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854

Email: thopkins@ucnj.org

Linda Horner

4-H County Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3606

Email: linda.horner@co.cape-may.nj.us

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Tobiah Horton

Sr. Research Project Manager

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Email: tobiah.horton@rutgers.edu

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Kathleen Howell

Associate Director of Administration and Personnel

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3581

Email: howell@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Luanne J. Hughes, M.S., RDN

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: hughes@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Integration of health and food systems to support health and wellness; farm-to-school and school wellness initiatives; professional development programming and support in wellness policy, system and environmental change for school faculty, administration and staff; use of technology and social media in disseminating wellness messages

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Michelle Infante-Casella

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: minfante@njaes.rutgers.edu

Joseph Ingerson-Mahar

Senior Program Coordinator, Vegetable IPM

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

IPM Coordinator, Vegetable

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: mahar@njaes.rutgers.edu

DeAnn James-Burger

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: deannja@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Olaf Jensen

Assoc. Professor in Fisheries Science & Aquatic Ecology

Dept. of Marine and Coastal Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3473

Email: ojensen@marine.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Fisheries Science & Aquatic Ecology

Michael Johnson

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Coordinator II

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5050

Email: mj685@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lori Jurasik

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: jurasik_lori@aclink.org

Kelly Jurgensen

Marine Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1247

Email: kjurgensen@co.ocean.nj.us

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Ricardo Kairios

EFNEP Program Associate I Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

EFNEP Program Associate I Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

EFNEP Program Associate I Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-353-5405

Email: rb671@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jeanine Kalita

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5261

Email: jeanine.kalita@co.middlesex.nj.us

Abbie Kesely

4-H Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

Phone: 201-336-6785

Email: akesely@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Joanne Kinsey, MS, CFCS, CWWS

Co-County Extension Dept. Head

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: jkinsey@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Worksite Wellness, health promotion, healthy lifestyle community outreach using social media & technology.

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Sharon Kinsey

4-H Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130, ext. 2

Email: sbkinsey@njaes.rutgers.edu

Wesley Kline, Ph.D.

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: wkline@njaes.rutgers.edu

Logan Kolvites

Head Soils and Plants Technician

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

Phone: 848-932-7392

Email: lak238@rutgers.edu

Ryan Kolvites

Soils and Plants Technician

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

Phone: 848-932-7389

Email: rsk150@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Stephen Komar

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: komar@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Albrecht Koppenhofer

Extension Specialist in Turfgrass Insect Pest Management

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 848-932-9324

Email: koppenhofer@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Insect Pest Management in Turfgrass

Jennifer Korneski

4-H/FCHS Healthy Living Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: korneski@co.somerset.nj.us

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Uta Krogmann

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Solid Waste Management

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5729

Email: krogmann@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Organic Waste Management; Composting

Virginia Krzyzanowski

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7267

Email: krzyzanowski@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Norman Lalancette

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Tree Fruit Pathology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Tree Fruit Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 856-391-7624

Email: lalancette@njaes.rutgers.edu

Claudia Lammers

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7264

Email: Claudia.Lammers@co.monmouth.nj.us

Diane Larson

Home Horticulturist

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7262

Email: larson@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lynette Lee

EFNEP Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Email: ll967@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kaitlyn Lenahan

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: ktl71@njaes.rutgers.edu

Yhannels Limongi

4-H Fair Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: limongi@co.somerset.nj.us

Dave Los

Master Gardener Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8307

Email: dlos@co.morris.nj.us

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Rachel Lyons

Chair/Program Leader

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Associate Director

Cooperative Extension

4-H Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3715

Email: lyons@njaes.rutgers.edu

Rebecca Magron

Horticultural Consultant and Research Associate

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1338

Email: magron@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Karyn Malinowski

Extension Specialist in Equine Science

Equine Science Center

Director

Equine Science Center

Extension Specialist in Equine Science

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Phone: 848-932-4220

Email: malinowski@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Equine Science

Kathleen Malkiewicz

Senior Meals Project Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-527-4877

Email: kmalkiewicz@ucnj.org

Sarah Malone-Ditzel

EFNEP Program Associate I Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: sem288@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kristine Manganelli

4-H Outreach Education Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: manganelli@co.somerset.nj.us

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Salvatore Mangiafico, Ph.D.

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: mangiafico@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kathleen Marrs

Assistant Director

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Phone: 848-932-7669

Email: marrs@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brooke Maslo

Associate Extension Specialist

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5572

Email: brooke.maslo@rutgers.edu

Jessica Mathis

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: jessica.mathis@salemcountynj.gov

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Shailja Mathur, M.S., M.Ed., RDN

Family & Community Health Sciences Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 848-932-3598

Email: mathur@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Chronic Disease Prevention in the community focusing on Diabetes and Stroke targeted to south Asian population in collaboration with Rutgers Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, nutrition education outreach at local farmers market, schools and senior centers, use of social media in disseminating wellness and disease prevention messages.

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Jennifer Matthews

Agriculture & Natural Resources Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 609-675-4221

Email: jmatthews@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cheryl McCormick

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: cherylmc@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Janice McDonnell

4-H Agent II, Science, Engineering and Technology (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3285

Email: mcdonnell@njaes.rutgers.edu

Patricia Mcguire

Agriculture & resource Management Unit Admin/Specialist Casual

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 908-654-9856

Email: pem97@rutgers.edu

Dennis McNamara

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7277

Email: dennis.mcnamara@co.monmouth.nj.us

Kathy Mealey

Assistant to Dept. Head/Payroll Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3604

Email: kathy.mealey@co.cape.may.nj.us

Joan Medany

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: jmedany@co.gloucester.nj.us

Meredith Melendez

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: meredith.melendez@rutgers.edu

Angela Monaghan

Master Gardener Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5278

Email: angela.monaghan@co.middlesex.nj.us

Shannon Morgan

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3607

Email: shannon.morgan@co.cape-may.nj.us

Megan Muehlbauer

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1338

Email: muehlbauer@njaes.rutgers.edu

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James Murphy

Extension Specialist in Turf Management

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6326

Email: murphy@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Turfgrass Management

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Stephanie Murphy

Director

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: smurphy@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lana Mustafa

4-H Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Email: lm1097@rutgers.edu

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Matthew Newman

4-H Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7266

Email: m.newman@njaes.rutgers.edu

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James Nichnadowicz

4-H Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Associate County Extension Dept. Head

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854

Email: nichnadowicz@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Anne Nielsen

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7626

Email: nielsen@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Fruit Entomology

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Peter J. Nitzsche

County Extension Dept. Head

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Director

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

Phone: 848-932-7365

Email: nitzsche@njaes.rutgers.edu

Sara Nolan

Assistant Diretor, T.E.E.M. Gateway

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Assistant Diretor

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Phone: 848-932-9271

Email: sara.nolan@rutgers.edu

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Christopher C. Obropta

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Water Resources

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5711

Email: obropta@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Water Quality; Water Resources; Watershed Management

Stacy Onofrietti

EFNEP Program Associate I, Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Email: onofrisl@njaes.rutgers.edu

Carmen Oriol-Robledo

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: caroriol@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brianna Orrei

Field Researcher IV

Rutgers Plant Science Research and Extension Farm

Email: bmo52@rutgers.edu

Marisol Ortiz

Senior Project Administrator

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 848-932-9720

Email: mortiz@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Peter Oudemans

Professor in Blueberry and Cranberry Pathology

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Director

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Professor, Blueberry and Cranberry Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 609-726-2537

Email: oudemans@njaes.rutgers.edu

Debra Palmer-Kennan

State Coordinator, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 848-932-9853

Email: dkeenan@njaes.rutgers.edu

Tanya Patrie

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: patrie@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Gary C. Pavlis

Interim County Extension Dept. Head

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: pavlis@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brendon Pearsall

Agriculture & Natural Resources Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5271

Email: bp415@njaes.rutgers.edu

Adreana Perez

Administrative Assistant

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7649

Email: adreana.perez@rutgers.edu

Lisa Perry

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: lisa.perry@salemcountynj.gov

Sherrie Peterson

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1341

Email: speterson@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Beatriz Piper

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: bjonapa@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Jo-Ann Pituch

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-305-5740

Email: pituch@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Nicholas Polanin

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Chair/Program Leader

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Associate Director

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3590

Email: polanin@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jim Polashock

Assistant Research Director

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Phone: 609-726-2523

Email: polashock@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Dean Polk

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Director

Rutgers Specialty Crop Research and Extension Center

Phone: 848-932-6372

Email: polk@njaes.rutgers.edu

Julie Polyak

Business Manager

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6293

Email: polyak@co.somerset.nj.us

Sharon Ponzetti

Agriculture & Natural Resources Principal Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: ponzetti_sharon@aclink.org

Brian Quilty

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: brian.quilty@rutgers.edu

Jesus RamosIII

EFNEP Community Assistant II

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 848-932-9718

Email: jr1767@njaes.rutgers.edu

Steven Rettke

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7278

Email: rettke@njaes.rutgers.edu

Carol Richiusa

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5262

Email: carol.richiusa@co.middlesex.nj.us

Karen Riede

Horticultural Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

Phone: 201-336-6788

Email: kak212@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brittany Rigg

Senior 4-H Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: rigg@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Chad Ripberger

4-H Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: ripberger@njaes.rutgers.edu

Gisela Rivera

EFNEP Principal Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: gfr23@njaes.rutgers.edu

Yesenia Rivera

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3601

Email: yr121@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Mark Robson

Director

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Distinguished Professor in Entomology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6276

Email: robson@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Environmental Health; Pesticide Safety

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Cesar Rodriguez-Saona

Extension Specialist in Blueberry/Cranberry Entomology

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Extension Specialist in Blueberry/Cranberry Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 609-726-2531

Email: crodriguez@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Lisa Rothenburger

County Extension Dept. Head

4-H Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: rothenburger@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Amy A. Rowe

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 973-287-6360

Email: rowe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ann Rucker

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7640

Email: rucker@njaes.rutgers.edu

Rodrigo Sanchez Hernandez

4-H Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: rodrigo.sanchezhernandez@rutgers.edu

Luz Santana

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: lsantana@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Donald W. Schaffner

Extension Specialist in Food Science

Dept. of Food Science

Phone: 732-982-7475

Email: schaffner@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Food Safety; Quantitative Risk Assessment

Jayne Schiff

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext 7265

Email: js3107@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Brian Schilling

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Agricultural Policy

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Director

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3591

Email: schilling@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dave Schmitt

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate I

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7627

Heather Schultz

Secretarial Assistant

Lindley G. Cook 4-H Youth Center for Outdoor Education

Phone: 973-948-3550, ext. 22

Email: schultz@njaes.rutgers.edu

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William Sciarappa

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phone: 848-932-3618

Email: sciarappa@njaes.rutgers.edu

Niesha Scott

EFNEP Principle Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: nds108@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Jennifer Shukaitis, MPH

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3718

Email: shukaitis@njaes.rutgers.edu

Katie Silvers

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: katiesi@co.cumberland.nj.us

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James Simon

Professor in New-Use Agriculture

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6239

Email: jesimon@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Herbs and Medicinal Plants; New-Use Agriculture

David Smela

Public Information Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5268

Email: david.smela@co.middlesex.nj.us

Jesse Smith

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-391-7648

Annette Smutko

4-H Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: smutko@co.somerset.nj.us

Sigrid Solis

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Email: ssolis@co.somerset.nj.us

Suzanne Sollner-Figler

Soils and Plants Technician

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

Phone: 848-932-7395

Email: ss157@njaes.rutgers.edu

Thomas Spain

Agriculture & Natural Resources Program Associate II

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Email: tspain@rutgers.edu

Marissa Staffen

4-H Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1337

Email: blodnik@njaes.rutgers.edu

Norma Stopek

Secretarial Assistant

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: stopek@njaes.rutgers.edu

Joelle Strong Ginter

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: jginter@mercercounty.org

Tammy Suydam

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: tsuydam@co.gloucester.nj.us

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Rachel Tansey, MA

Family & Community Health Sciences Senior Extension Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7272

Email: tansey@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Health and wellness promotion, worksite wellness, healthy lifestyles, school wellness initiatives and community health education.

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Edmund M. Tavernier

Professor

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9132

Email: tavernier@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Agricultural Policy; Land Use Issues

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Michelle Teitsma

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6502

Email: teitsma@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jennie Thomas

4-H Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-684-4786

Email: jkt69@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dana Thompson

Office Manager

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: dthompson@mercercounty.org

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Sabrina Tirpak

Senior Laboratory Technician

Plant Diagnostic Lab and Nematode Detection Service

Phone: 732-932-9140

Email: tirpak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Plant Diagnostic Laboratory, assessment, diagnosis, recommendations for plant problems, diseases, insects

Deborah Titus

Administrative Assistant

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

Phone: 848-932-7366

Email: titus@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Alayne Torretta

4-H Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 908-475-6502

Email: torretta@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cynthia Triolo

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8306

Email: ctriolo@co.morris.nj.us

Sandra Trossbach

Supervising Office Manager

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5051

Email: strossbach@co.burlington.nj.us

Carly Truett

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130 ext.1, option 4

Email: carly.truett@rutgers.edu

Shelly Urbaez

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: shellyu@njaes.rutgers.edu

Claudia Urdanivia

4-H Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-395-4789, ext. 4229

Email: cru1@njaes.rutgers.edu

Amelia Valente

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: amelia.valente@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cathy Van Benschoten

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260 , ext 7280

Email: Catherine.VanBenschoten@co.monmouth.nj.us

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Mark Vangessel

Extension Specialist in Field and Forage Crop Weed Science

University of Delaware

Phone: 302-856-7303

Email: mjv@udel.edu

Expertise: Weed Management in Fields and Forage Crops

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Richard W. VanVranken

County Extension Dept. Head

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: vanvranken@njaes.rutgers.edu

Elizabeth Vargas

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: ev275@njaes.rutgers.edu

Maribel Velez

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: marivele@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Nicholi Vorsa

Research Professor in Blueberries/Cranberries

Dept. of Plant Biology

Research Professor in Blueberries/Cranberries

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Phone: 609-726-2530

Email: vorsa@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Cranberry and Blueberry Breeding and Management

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Lynn Waclawski

Home Horticulture Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6507

Email: lwaclawski@co.warren.nj.us

Anita Wagner

Agriculture & Natural Resources Senior Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: wagner_anita@aclink.org

Katelyn Waldeck

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Coordinator I

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-224-8040

Email: katelyn.waldeck@rutgers.edu

Timothy Waller

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: twaller@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Changlu Wang

Extension Specialist in Urban Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 848-932-9552

Email: cwang@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Urban Pest Management

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Daniel Ward

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Pomology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Director

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Pomology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Director

New Jersey Center for Wine Research and Education

Phone: 856-391-7628

Email: dward@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Richard Weidman

Agricultural Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5266

Email: weidman@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Michael L. Westendorf

Extension Specialist in Livestock and Dairy

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Representative, Extension Specialists

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-9408

Email: westendorf@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brandi Williams

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: brandiwi@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Carey A. Williams

Extension Specialist in Equine Management

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5529

Email: cwilliams@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Equine Management

Ellen Williams

4-H Agent II, Expressive Arts

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-9214

Email: williams@njaes.rutgers.edu

Towana Wise

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: twise@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Andrew Wyenandt

Professor in Vegetable Pathology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 856-391-7644

Email: wyenandt@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Steven Yergeau

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 732-505-3671

Email: yergeau@njaes.rutgers.edu

Robin Yerkes

Administrative Assistant

Philip E. Marucci Center for Blueberry and Cranberry Research and Extension

Phone: 609-726-2540

Email: yerkes@njaes.rutgers.edu

Delma Yorimoto

Family & Community Health Sciences Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Email: dy269@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Chris Zellers, MPH

Family & Community Health Sciences Educator III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3603

Email: zellers@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Douglas Zemeckis

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Agriculture & Natural Resources County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Co-County Extension Dept. Head

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1152

Email: zemeckis@njaes.rutgers.edu

Joseph Ziolowski

Head General Maintenance Worker

Lindley G. Cook 4-H Youth Center for Outdoor Education

Phone: 973-948-3550, ext. 27

Talia Kae Zirin

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Phone: 848-932-3590

Email: talia.zirin@rutgers.edu

Alexandra Zolla

Keyboarding Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6502

Email: 4-h@co.warren.nj.us