All Personnel

[currently vacant]

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 908-788-1338

[vacant]

Administrative Coordinator

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3584

Acosta Rubert, Amarilys

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: aa773@rci.rutgers.edu

Adler, Audrey

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Senior Project Administrator for Research & Development

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-0532

Email: adler@njaes.rutgers.edu

Agne, Allyson

Principal Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: rcesc@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Alomar, Richard

Asst. Professor in Landscape Architecture

Dept. of Landscape Architecture

Phone: 848-932-5266

Email: richard.alomar@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Landscape Architecture

Arce, Katherine

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: katarce@rci.rutgers.edu

Armstrong, Gillian

Lab/Technical Assistant Casual

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5221

Email: armstrong@njaes.rutgers.edu

Atanassov, Atanas

Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1338

Email: atanassov@njaes.rutgers.edu

Austin, Ashley

EFNEP Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-645-7700, ext. 4732

Email: aa940@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ayres, Kathryn

Principal Office Appliance Operator

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Azaceta-Riggs, Vicki

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: vriggs@co.ocean.nj.us

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Bakacs, Michele

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 732-398-5262

Email: bakacs@njaes.rutgers.edu

Bamka, William J.

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5050

Email: bamka@njaes.rutgers.edu

Banks, Miriam

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: mb1044@rci.rutgers.edu

Barneys, Shaaron

EFNEP Administrative Assistant

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-3113

Email: mgregory@njaes.rutgers.edu

Becker, Teresa

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: tbecker@co.ocean.nj.us

Bejgrowicz, Altaira

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: bejgrowicz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Berkowitz, Jasen

Prof./Research/ Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: berkowitz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Besancon, Thierry

Asst. Extension Specialist in Weed Science

Dept. of Plant Biology

Asst. Extension Specialist in Weed Science

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 4442

Email: thierry.besancon@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Weed Science on Specialty Crops

Bijaczyk, Rachel

4-H Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: bijaczyk@co.somerset.nj.us

Bliss, Monique

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

Phone: 201-336-6785

Email: bergen4h@njaes.rutgers.edu

Blodnik, Marissa

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1337

Email: blodnik@njaes.rutgers.edu

Boesch, Diana

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1339

Email: boesch@njaes.rutgers.edu

Boninfante, Lenora

Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext.3610

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

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Bonos, Stacy

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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Both, Arend-Jan

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

Bovitz, Laura

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5261

Email: bovitz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brangan, Joanne

EFNEP Accounting Specialist

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-3612

Email: brangan@njaes.rutgers.edu

Breeman, Phyllis

Senior Lab Technician

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: breeman@njaes.rutgers.edu

Breen-Simone, Rhonda

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3703

Email: rbsimone@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Brill, MPH, Michelle F.

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

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6831

Email: brill@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

Expertise: Food, nutrition, health education across the lifespan; programming for clientele with developmental disabilities and professional development training on effective programming for this population; school/child care wellness initiatives and wellness policy; food security in urban settings through policy, systems and environmental change; maternal nutrition and breastfeeding promotion.

Bromley, Barbara J.

Horticulturist

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: bbromley@mercercounty.org

Brown, Alison

SNAP-Ed Senior Program Coordinator for Social Marketing

SNAP-Ed Indirect Unit

Phone: 732-932-5740

Email: abrown@njaes.rutgers.edu

Brown, Pierrera

EFNEP Secretarial Assistant III

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-645-7700, ext. 4732

Email: pkb39@njaes.rutgers.edu

Bruch, Robert

Prof./Research/ Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 609-298-3234

Email: chesterfieldtree@comcast.net

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Brumfield, Robin G.

Extension Specialist in Farm Management

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9130

Email: brumfield@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://aesop.rutgers.edu/~farmmgmt

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

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Buckley, Richard

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

Bujalski, Joanne

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260 , ext 7280

Email: Joanne.Bujalski@co.monmouth.nj.us

Burton, Pamela

Home Horticultural Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 4

Email: pamelabu@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Byrd-Bredbenner, Carol

Extension Specialist in Nutrition

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

Phone: 732-932-2382

Email: bredbenner@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Nutrition Education

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Cabrera, Raul I.

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Nursery Production and Management

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-455-3100, ext. 4162

Email: cabrera@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

Cantarella, Mark

Farm Supervisor

Rutgers Fruit and Ornamental Research Extension Center

Phone: 609-758-7311, ext. 12

Email: cantarella@njaes.rutgers.edu

Capitini, Paul

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Unit Computing Manager

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-6061

Email: capitini@njaes.rutgers.edu

Carey, Chardei

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: chacarey@rci.rutgers.edu

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Carleo, Jenny

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3607

Email: carleo@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://capemaycountynj.gov/569/Agriculture-Resource-Management

Expertise: Farm business planning, specialty crops, floriculture, women in agriculture, pesticide safety, beach plums, beginning farmers.

Carovillano, Darin

Lab/Technical Assistant Casual

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Email: darin.carovillano@rutgers.edu

Casillas, Johanny A.

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: johannyc@rci.rutgers.edu

Castellari, Edward G.

Head Research Farmer

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4180

Email: castellari@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cerreto, Pat

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: prc68@njaes.rutgers.edu

Chiariello, Lisa

Admin./Specialist Casual

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: lisa.chiariello@rutgers.edu

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Cirignano, MS, RD, LDN, Sherri M.

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

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6504

Email: cirignano@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

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

Claiborne, Serena

EFNEP Business Manager

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-6518

Email: claiborne@njaes.rutgers.edu

Clark, Leslie

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: lmc394@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Clarke, Bruce B.

Extension Specialist in Turfgrass Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6295

Email: clarke@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Diagnosis and Control of Turfgrass Diseases

Clawson, Ben

Program Director

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

Phone: 973-948-3550, ext. 21

Email: clawson@njaes.rutgers.edu

Cole, Deborah L.

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: dcole@njaes.rutgers.edu

Commander, Tammy

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: commander@njaes.rutgers.edu

Conley, Linda

Family & Community Health Sciences Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6295

Email: lconley@co.somerset.nj.us

Connolly, Joanne

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5263

Constantelos, Chris

Research Technician

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 16

Corrington, Diana

Principal Secretary

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 848-932-6321

Email: corrington@njaes.rutgers.edu

Costaris, Charlene

Horticultural Consultant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: oceanag@njaes.rutgers.edu

Courtney, Marian

Family & Community Health Sciences Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3609

Email: marian.courtney@co.cape-may.nj.us

Cubano, Marilyn

Agricultural & Natural Resources Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: cubano@co.somerset.nj.us

Dager, Ed

Farm Supervisor

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

Phone: 908-730-9419, ext. 3

Email: dager@njaes.rutgers.edu

Darby, Lisa

4-H Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: darby@co.somerset.nj.us

Davis, Debbie

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: dadavis@co.gloucester.nj.us

DeFlumeri, Rachel

Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-305-5748

Email: deflumeri@njaes.rutgers.edu

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DelCollo, MS, Alexandra

Family & Community Health Sciences Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: delcollo@njaes.rutgers.edu

Denelsbeck, June

Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: June.Denelsbeck@salemcountynj.gov

Denson, Carrie Mansue

Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: cmansue@njaes.rutgers.edu

DeStefano, Richard

Research Farm Supervisor

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 24

Email: destefano@njaes.rutgers.edu

Devitt, Annette

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: devitt@njaes.rutgers.edu

Diaz, Bianca

EFNEP Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-645-7700, ext. 4732

Email: bmd120@njaes.rutgers.edu

DiLalo, Terriann

Administrative Assistant

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: tdilalo@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dixon, Sarah

Senior Program Coordinator

New Brunswick Community Farmers Market

Phone: 848-932-3706

Email: sdixon@njaes.rutgers.edu

Donegan, Dave

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5265

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

Dorofachuk, Stacey

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5052

Email: sdorofachuk@co.burlington.nj.us

Dreikorn, Mary Ann

Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-4524

Email: mdreikorn@co.ocean.nj.us

Dugan, Donna

Secretary

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4102

Email: dugan@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dyitt, Kendrin

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: dyitt@njaes.rutgers.edu

Dziak, Kelly

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8312

Email: dziak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Elmore, Matthew

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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Elnakib, RD, MPH, CHES, Sara

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

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-305-5742

Email: elnakib@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

Expertise: Food security and food systems evaluation; policy system and environmental change for access to healthy foods, diversity and cultural competence training for nutrition and health care professionals, use of technology and social media in disseminating wellness messages

Emhardt-Servidio, Susan

Horticulturist

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: sservidio@co.ocean.nj.us

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

County Extension Dept. Head

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

Eppinger, Laura

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 848-932-7623

Email: eppinger@njaes.rutgers.edu

Errickson, Lauren

Sr. Program Coordinator, New Brunswick Community Farmers Market and Rutgers Against Hunger

Cooperative Extension

Email: lauren.errickson@rutgers.edu

Esposito, Jill

Marketing

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: jillesposito@co.somerset.nj.us

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Evrard, Lisa Galloway

Water Quality Senior Program Coordinator

Dept. of Environmental Sciences

Phone: 848-932-6726

Email: evrard@rci.rutgers.edu

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Fagan, Julie M.

Assoc. Research Professor in Companion Animal Science

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Phone: 848-932-8354

Email: fagan@rci.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Companion Animal Science

Faillace, Kenneth

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-684-4786

Email: faillace@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ferrie, Laura

4-H Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: ferrie@njaes.rutgers.edu

Fischetti, Henry

Soil & Plant Technician

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

Phone: 908-730-9419

FishMarie

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: mariefi@co.cumberland.nj.us

Fisher, Jennifer

Head Soil and Plant Technician

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

Phone: 908-730-9419

Email: jlf229@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: IR-4 Field Research

Fittante, Dave

Field Researcher

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

Phone: 609-726-1590

Email: fittante@rci.rutgers.edu

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Fitzgerald, Nurgul

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Health Promotion and Behavior

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

Phone: 732-932-3835

Email: nfitzgerald@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Food, Nutrition, and Safety

Flagler, Joel S.

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 201-336-6781

Email: flagler@njaes.rutgers.edu

Flahive DiNardo, Madeline

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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Florentine, Joseph

Director of Greenhouse Operations and Planning

NJAES Research Greenhouse

Phone: 848-932-9034

Email: florentine@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Fonseca, Dina

Professor in Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 732-932-3146

Email: dinafons@rci.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Mosquito Biology and Control

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Foord, David

4-H Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: foord@njaes.rutgers.edu

Frandino, Mary Lynn

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3605

Email: marylynn.frandino@co.cape-may.nj.us

Fuentes, Deborah

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1246

Email: dfuentes@co.ocean.nj.us

Gaffney, Chrystine

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-287-6360

Email: cg709@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Gaugler, Randy R.

Professor

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 732-932-9341

Email: gaugler@rci.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Biological Control; Vector Ecology

Gleason, Rebecca

Field Researcher

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 26

Glenn, Chante

Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: glenn@co.somerset.nj.us

Godinho, Sonia

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: soniag83@rci.rutgers.edu

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Goffreda, Joseph C.

Director

Rutgers Fruit and Ornamental Research Extension Center

Phone: 848-932-6372

Email: goffreda@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Gohil, Hemant

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6480

Email: gohil@njaes.rutgers.edu

Goldberg, Patricia

4-H Supervising Clerk Steno

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: goldberg_patricia@aclink.org

Gomez, Jheidy

EFNEP Community Assistant II

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-645-7700, ext. 4732

Email: jmg572@njaes.rutgers.edu

Gonzalez, Sormarina

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: sor@rci.rutgers.edu

Gore, Sharon

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: gore@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Gottlieb, Paul

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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Gould, Ann

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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Govindasamy, Ramu

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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Grabosky, Jason

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

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Grande, John A.

Director

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

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Grenci, MS, RD, LDN, CDE, Alexandra

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

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1342

Email: grenci@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/rutgers/fcs.htm

Expertise: Diabetes prevention/self-management; obesity prevention/weight management; chronic disease prevention; health promotion; goal setting and self-motivation; school, child, and family wellness; community collaborations in public health; food safety and home food preservation; garden-based nutrition education.

Griebau, Donna

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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Griglak, Steve

Senior Laboratory Technician

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: griglak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Grimes, Dorothy

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260 , ext 7261

Email: Dorothy.Grimes@co.monmouth.nj.us

Gyurian, Joseph

Horticultural Consultant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6293

Email: gyurian@co.somerset.nj.us

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Haberland, Mike

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 856-216-7130

Email: haberland@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Hamilton, George C.

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

Hammerstedt, Jeffrey

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4136

Email: jeffh@njaes.rutgers.edu

Hanntz, Theresa

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: hanntz@co.somerset.nj.us

Harmon-Snow, Miss

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: harmon@njaes.rutgers.edu

Hasse, Robert

Head Research Farmer

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

Phone: 908-730-9419

Email: hasse@njaes.rutgers.edu

Hastings, Patricia

Pest Management Office Program Associate

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: hastings@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Pesticide safety, education, IPM

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Heckman, Joseph R.

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

Hengst, Aleesha

Family & Community Health Sciences Keyboarding Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6504

Email: ahengst@co.warren.nj.us

Henninger, Mel

Prof./Research/ Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 609-443-4527

Email: henninger@njaes.rutgers.edu

Henry, Carla

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Secretarial Assistant

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-5742

Email: chenry@njaes.rutgers.edu

Hetzell, Cyndy

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: cyndyhe@co.cumberland.nj.us

Hitchner, Scott E.

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4182

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Hlubik, William T.

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 732-398-5262

Email: hlubik@njaes.rutgers.edu

Holmstrom, Kristian

IPM Program Associate, Vegetable

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: holmstrom@njaes.rutgers.edu

Holton, Karen M.

Head Clerk Bookkeeper

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4104

Email: holton@njaes.rutgers.edu

Horner, Linda

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

Horrisberger, Nancy

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5052

Email: horrisberger@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Horton, Tobiah

Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture

Dept. of Landscape Architecture

Phone: 848-932-9344

Email: tobiah.horton@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Landscape Architecture

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Howell, Amy

Research Scientist

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 13

Email: ahowell@njaes.rutgers.edu

Howell, Kathleen

Associate Director of Administration and Personnel

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3581

Email: howell@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Hughes, M.S., RDN, Luanne J.

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

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: hughes@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

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

Hughes, Marilyn

Program Associate

Grant F. Walton Center for Remote Sensing and Spatial Analysis

Phone: 732-932-1582

Email: mhughes@crssa.rutgers.edu

Hummer, Rebecca

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretarial Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6504

Email: bhummer@co.warren.nj.us

Hunter-Thomson, Kristin

4-H Program Coordinator, Science, Engineering and Technology

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3281

Email: hunterthomson@marine.rutgers.edu

Infante-Casella, Michelle

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: minfante@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ingerson-Mahar, Joseph

IPM Coordinator, Vegetable

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: mahar@njaes.rutgers.edu

James, Jennifer

EFNEP Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: jejames@rci.rutgers.edu

James-Burger, DeAnn

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: deannja@co.cumberland.nj.us

Jansen, Michelle

EFNEP Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Hudson County

Phone: 201-369-3432

Email: mjansen@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Jensen, Olaf

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

Jeronimus, Rachel

Unit Admin./Specialist

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: rjeronimus@njaes.rutgers.edu

Jurasik, Lori

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: jurasik_lori@aclink.org

Jurgensen, Kelly

Marine Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

Phone: 732-349-1247

Email: kjurgensen@co.ocean.nj.us

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Karamichael, Kenneth

Director

Office of Continuing Professional Education

Associate Director, RCE Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-7531

Email: kenneth@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Katz, Larry S.

Professor in Wildlife Management/Animal Welfare

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Director

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3591

Email: lskatz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kesely, Abbie

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Bergen County

Phone: 201-336-6785

Email: akesely@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kesely, Carol

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3711

Email: kesely@njaes.rutgers.edu

King, Marianne

Part Time Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: mking@mercercounty.org

King, Zachary

SNAP-Ed Sr. Program Coordinator, Faith-Based Programs

SNAP-Ed Indirect Unit

Phone: 732-932-6214

Email: king@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Kinsey, MS, CFCS, CWWS, Joanne

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

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

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

Kinsey, Sharon

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130

Email: kinsey@njaes.rutgers.edu

Klavens-Giunta, Judy

SNAP-Ed Senior Program Coordinator

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-5265

Email: giunta@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kline, Ph.D., Wesley

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: wkline@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Komar, Stephen

County Extension Dept. Head

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: skomar@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Koppenhofer, Albrecht

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

Kraft, Gloria

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5052

Email: kraft@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kritz, Karen

Prof./Research/ Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 609-894-2870

Email: davidandkarenk@comcast.net

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Krogmann, Uta

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

Krzyzanowski, Virginia

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7267

Email: krzyzanowski@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kunicki, Marycarmen

County Extension Dept. Head

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-684-4786

Email: kunicki@njaes.rutgers.edu

Kyryczenko, Vera

Soils and Plants Technician

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 26

Laganga, Judi

Office Supervisor

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854

Email: jlaganga@ucnj.org

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Lalancette, Norman

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: 732-932-4000, ext. 4124

Email: lalancette@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lammers, Claudia

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7264

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

Larson, Diane

Home Horticulturist

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7262

Email: larson@njaes.rutgers.edu

Lee, David L.

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: dlee@njaes.rutgers.edu

Levenbach, Suzanne

SNAP-Ed and Agricultural Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8302

Email: slevenbach@co.morris.nj.us

Los, Dave

Master Gardener Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8307

Email: dlos@co.morris.nj.us

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Lyons, Rachel

Chair

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3715

Email: lyons@njaes.rutgers.edu

Magron, Rebecca

Horticultural Consultant and Research Associate

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1338

Email: magron@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Malinowski, Karyn

Extension Specialist in Equine Science

Equine Science Center

Phone: 848-932-4220

Email: malinowski@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Equine Science

Malkiewicz, Kathleen

Senior Meals Program Project Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-527-4877

Email: kmalkiewicz@ucnj.org

Mangiafico, Ph.D., Salvatore

County Extension Dept. Head

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 1

Email: mangiafico@njaes.rutgers.edu

Marandola, Michael

Unit Admin./Specialist Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Martin, Shadae

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Sr. Program Coordinator for Training & Staff Development

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-3619

Email: shadae@rci.rutgers.edu

Maslanik, Mary Ann

4-H Secretary & Bookkeeper

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 856-451-2800, ext. 3

Email: maryma@co.cumberland.nj.us

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Maslo, Brooke

Asst. Extension Specialist in Wildlife Biology

Dept. of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources

Phone: 848-932-5572

Email: brooke.maslo@rutgers.edu

Expertise: Wildlife Management, particularly Wildlife Biology

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

Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 848-932-3598

Email: mathur@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: //www.co.middlesex.nj.us/Government/Departments/BDE/Pages/Family-and-Community-Health-Services.aspx

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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Matthews, Jennifer

Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3608

Email: jmatthews@njaes.rutgers.edu

McCormick, Cheryl

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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McDonnell, Janice

4-H Agent, Science, Engineering and Technology

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3285

Email: mcdonnell@njaes.rutgers.edu

McFarland, Kathleen

Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4130

Email: mcfarland@njaes.rutgers.edu

McGlinchey, Elaine

Family & Community Health Sciences Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: emcglinchey@co.gloucester.nj.us

McKittrick, Curtis

Soil & Plant Technician

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

Phone: 908-730-9419

Email: mckittcu@njaes.rutgers.edu

McNamara, Dennis

Lab/Technical Assistant Casual

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Email: mcnamara@njaes.rutgers.edu

Medany, Joan

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: jmedany@co.gloucester.nj.us

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Melendez, Meredith

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: melendez@njaes.rutgers.edu

Merritt, Sandie

Family & Community Health Sciences Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7271

Email: smerritt@co.monmouth.nj.us

Metz, Mary Ann

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450, ext. 3

Email: mmetz@co.gloucester.nj.us

Milburn, Matthew

Unit Admin./Specialist Casual

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5231

Email: milburn@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Minch, Daryl L.

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

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 908-526-6295

Email: minch@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

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

Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension

Chair

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

Morgan, Shannon

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3607

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

Moscato, Michelle

EFNEP Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2794

Email: moscato@njaes.rutgers.edu

Muehlbauer, Megan

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1339

Email: muehlbauer@njaes.rutgers.edu

Muniz, Betsy

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: bmuniz@camden.rutgers.edu

Murarik, Kathleen

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8311

Email: murarik@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Murphy, James

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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Murphy, Stephanie

Director

Soil Testing Laboratory

Phone: 848-932-9295

Email: smurphy@njaes.rutgers.edu

Navatto, Barbara

4-H Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: navatto@co.somerset.nj.us

Newman, Matthew

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7266

Email: m.newman@njaes.rutgers.edu

Neyhart, John

Prof./Research/Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7277

Email: neyhart@njaes.rutgers.edu

Nichnadowicz, James

Associate CEDH, County 4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-654-9854

Email: nichnadowicz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Nicholson, Leslie

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Principal Clerk

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-7445

Email: nicholsl@rci.rutgers.edu

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Nielsen, Anne

Asst. Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Asst. Extension Specialist in Fruit Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 856-455-3100, ext. 4110

Email: nielsen@njaes.rutgers.edu

Nikola, Mary Powers

Director of Leadership and Instructional Development

Office of Leadership and Instructional Development

Phone: 848-932-3719

Email: nikola@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Nitzsche, Peter J.

County Extension Dept. Head

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8304

Email: nitzsche@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Obropta, Christopher C.

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

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O'Neill, Barbara M.

Extension Specialist in Financial Resource Management

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9126

Email: oneill@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Financial Resources Management

Oriol-Robledo, Carmen

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: caroriol@rci.rutgers.edu

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Orton, Thomas

Extension Specialist in Vegetables

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Extension Specialist in Vegetables

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4112

Email: orton@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Oudemans, Peter

Professor in Blueberry and Cranberry Pathology

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

Professor, Blueberry and Cranberry Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 4420

Email: oudemans@njaes.rutgers.edu

Pacheco, Rosa

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: rpacheco@rci.rutgers.edu

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Palmer-Keenan, Debra

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Community Nutrition

Dept. of Nutritional Sciences

State Director

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-9853

Email: dkeenan@njaes.rutgers.edu

Parker, Vicky

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5261

Email: victoria.parker@co.middlesex.nj.us

Patrie, Tanya

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Sussex County

Phone: 973-948-3040

Email: patrie@njaes.rutgers.edu

Pavlis, Gary C.

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: pavlis@njaes.rutgers.edu

Pellien, Tamara

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 732-349-1227

Email: pellien@njaes.rutgers.edu

Perry, Lisa

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: lisa.perry@salemcountynj.gov

Peterson, Sherrie

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1341

Email: speterson@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Petropoulos, Pam

Secretary

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

Phone: 908-730-9419, ext. 0

Email: petropoulos@njaes.rutgers.edu

Pinkerton, Anna

4-H Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Hunterdon County

Phone: 908-788-1341

Email: apinkerton@co.hunterdon.nj.us

Piper, Beatriz

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: bjonapa@rci.rutgers.edu

Pituch, Jo-Ann

Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-305-5740

Email: pituch@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Polanin, Nicholas

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Interim Chair

Dept. of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Interim Associate Director/Program Leader

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-3590

Email: polanin@njaes.rutgers.edu

Polashock, Jim

Assistant Research Director

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 23

Email: polashock@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Polk, Dean

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4102

Email: polk@njaes.rutgers.edu

Polyak, Julie

Business Manager

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6293

Email: polyak@co.somerset.nj.us

Ponzetti, Sharon

Agriculture & Natural Resources Principal Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: ponzetti_sharon@aclink.org

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Porter, PhD, MPH, CHES, Sharese

Family & Community Health Sciences Senior Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5051

Email: porter@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/217/Family-Community-Health-Sciences

Expertise: Community health education and health promotion; Urban health; Social determinants of health

Pozdnyakova, Larisa

Associate Researcher

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 14

Rammel, Penny

Milk Quality Technician

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: penny.rammel@salemcountynj.gov

Rea-Keywood, Jeannette

State 4-H Agent

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 609-827-0199

Email: reakeywood@njaes.rutgers.edu

Rector, Pat

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 973-285-8303

Email: rector@njaes.rutgers.edu

Reid, Lynn

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3604

Email: lreid@njaes.rutgers.edu

Reiss, Eugene

Program Associate

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 732-932-9534

Rettke, Steven

Program Associate I

Plant Diagnostic Lab and Nematode Detection Service

Phone: 732-932-9140

Email: rettke@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: IPM

Richiusa, Carole

Agriculture & Natural Resources Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5262

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

Rigg, Brittany

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

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Ripberger, Chad

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: ripberger@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Robson, Mark

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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Rochford, Marilou

County Extension Dept. Head

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

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3609

Email: rochford@njaes.rutgers.edu

Website: http://capemaycountynj.gov/550/Family-Community-Health-Sciences

Expertise: Food, nutrition, and wellness for children, families, and communities; Workplace wellness; Emotional impact of childhood obesity; Grandparents raising grandchildren

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Rodriguez-Saona, Cesar

Extension Specialist in Blueberry/Cranberry Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Extension Specialist in Blueberry/Cranberry Entomology

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 4412

Email: crodriguez@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Blueberry/Cranberry Entomology

Rosen, Ellen

Administrative Assistant

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-3601

Email: erosen@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ross, Daniel

Lab./Technical Assistant Casual

Cooperative Extension of Morris County

Phone: 973-285-8314

Email: dan.ross@rutgers.edu

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Rothenburger, Lisa

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: rothenburger@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Rowe, Amy A.

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-287-6360

Email: rowe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Rucker, Ann

Head Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4140

Email: rucker@njaes.rutgers.edu

Samulis, Raymond J.

County Extension Dept. Head

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5050

Email: samulis@njaes.rutgers.edu

Savoca, M.S., RD, LeeAnne

Family & Community Health Sciences Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: savoca@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Sawyer, Jennifer

Home Horticulture Consultant

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3615

Email: sawyer@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Schaffner, Donald W.

Extension Specialist in Food Science

Dept. of Food Science

Phone: 732-982-7475

Email: schaffner@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Food Safety; Quantitative Risk Assessment

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Schilling, Brian

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Agricultural Policy

Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Phone: 848-932-9127

Email: schilling@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: NJ Agricultural Policy; Land Use Policy

Schmitt, Dave

Program Associate I

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 856-455-4000, ext. 4103

Email: schmitt@aesop.rutgers.edu

Schultz, Heather

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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Sciarappa, William

County Agent II (Eqv. to Assoc. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7278

Email: sciarappa@njaes.rutgers.edu

Shockley, Amy

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Principal Clerk

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-6654

Email: ashock@njaes.rutgers.edu

Shukaitis, Jennifer

Senior Program Coordinator

Dept. of Family and Community Health Sciences

Phone: 848-932-3718

Email: shukaitis@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Simon, James

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

Sinigaglia-Ortiz, Marisol

EFNEP Administrative Assistant

SNAP-Ed Indirect Unit

Phone: 732-932-6756

Email: mortiz@njaes.rutgers.edu

Slifer, Geoff

Soil & Plant Technician

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

Phone: 908-730-9419

Smela, David

Public Information Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5268

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

Smith, Clifine

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Passaic County

Phone: 973-881-2779

Email: clifine@rci.rutgers.edu

Smith, Jesse

Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4186

Smutko, Annette

4-H Administrative Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: smutko@co.somerset.nj.us

Starr, Aaron

Program Associate

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 14

Steimle, Kelly

Prof./Research/Manager Casual

Cooperative Extension of Salem County

Phone: 856-769-0090

Email: steimle@njaes.rutgers.edu

Stopek, Norma

Secretarial Assistant

Pest Management Office

Phone: 848-932-9802

Email: stopek@njaes.rutgers.edu

Suber, Joan

SNAP-Ed/EFNEP Secretarial Assistant

EFNEP State Office

Phone: 732-932-3568

Email: suber@njaes.rutgers.edu

Sudal, June F.

Soils and Plants Technician

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4142

Suydam, Tammy

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County

Phone: 856-307-6450

Email: tsuydam@co.gloucester.nj.us

Szkotak, Rebecca

Program Associate II

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

Phone: 856-216-7130

Email: szkotak@njaes.rutgers.edu

Tansey, MA, Rachel

Senior Family & Community Health Sciences Extension Associate

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-431-7260, ext. 7272

Email: tansey@njaes.rutgers.edu

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

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

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Tavernier, Edmund M.

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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Teitsma, Michelle

4-H Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6502

Email: teitsma@njaes.rutgers.edu

Thompson, Dana

Office Manager

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6830

Email: dthompson@mercercounty.org

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Tirpak, Sabrina

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

Titus, Deborah

Administrative Assistant

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

Phone: 908-730-9419, ext. 0

Email: titus@njaes.rutgers.edu

Tollerup, Kristen

Post Doctoral Associate in Tree Fruit Entomology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4138

Email: tollerup@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Torretta, Alayne

County Extension Dept. Head

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6502

Email: torretta@njaes.rutgers.edu

Trossbach, Sandra

Family & Community Health Sciences Secretary

Cooperative Extension of Burlington County

Phone: 609-265-5051

Email: strossbach@co.burlington.nj.us

Urbaez, Shelly

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6285

Email: shellyu@rci.rutgers.edu

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Vangessel, Mark

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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VanVranken, Richard W.

County Agent I (Eqv. to Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: vanvranken@njaes.rutgers.edu

Velazquez, Abner

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5277

Email: abnerv@rci.rutgers.edu

Verbeyst, Trish

4-H Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 609-989-6833

Email: t.verbeyst@rutgers.edu

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Vorsa, Nicholi

Research Professor in Blueberries/Cranberries

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

Director

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

Research Professor in Blueberries/Cranberries

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 11

Email: vorsa@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Waclawski, Lynn

Home Horticulture Program Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6507

Email: lwaclawski@co.warren.nj.us

Waddell, Robin

County Extension Dept. Head

EFNEP Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Camden County

EFNEP Sr. Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Mercer County

Phone: 856-225-6169

Email: waddell@njaes.rutgers.edu

Wagner, Anita

Agriculture & Natural Resources Senior Clerk Typist

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

Phone: 609-625-0056

Email: wagner_anita@aclink.org

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Wang, Changlu

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Urban Entomology

Dept. of Entomology

Phone: 848-932-9552

Email: cwang@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Urban Pest Management

Ward, Carol K.

4-H Agent

Cooperative Extension of Somerset County

Phone: 908-526-6644

Email: ward@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Ward, Daniel

Director

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Asst. Extension Specialist in Pomology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Asst. Extension Specialist in Pomology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4118

Email: dward@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Weidman, Richard

Agricultural Program Associate

Cooperative Extension of Middlesex County

Phone: 732-398-5262

Email: weidman@njaes.rutgers.edu

Weniger-Mandrillo, LeeAnn

SNAP-Ed Sr. Program Coordinator for Social Marketing

SNAP-Ed Indirect Unit

Phone: 732-932-5744

Email: weniger@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Westendorf, Michael L.

Extension Specialist in Livestock and Dairy

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Representative, Extension Specialists

Cooperative Extension

Phone: 848-932-9408

Email: westendorf@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Williams, Carey A.

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Equine Management

Dept. of Animal Sciences

Phone: 848-932-5529

Email: cwilliams@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Equine Management

Williams, Ellen

4-H Agent, Expressive Arts

Dept. of 4-H Youth Development

Phone: 848-932-9214

Email: williams@njaes.rutgers.edu

Wise, Towana

EFNEP Community Assistant

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-353-1338

Email: twise@rci.rutgers.edu

Wu-Jung, MS RD, Corey

Shaping Elizabeth Nutrition Consultant

Cooperative Extension of Union County

Phone: 908-578-3005

Email: cwu-jung@tgfymca

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Wyenandt, Andrew

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology

Dept. of Plant Biology

Assoc. Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology

Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center

Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4144

Email: wyenandt@njaes.rutgers.edu

Expertise: Vegetable Pathology

Yergeau, Steven

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

County Extension Dept. Head

Phone: 732-505-3671

Email: yergeau@njaes.rutgers.edu

Yerkes, Robin

Administrative Assistant

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

Phone: 609-726-1590, ext. 10

Email: yerkes@njaes.rutgers.edu

Zatavesky, Theresa

Office Manager/Payroll Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Cape May County

Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3604

Email: theresa.zatavesky@co.cape.may.nj.us

Zellers, Christine

EFNEP Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

EFNEP Program Associate I

Cooperative Extension of Cumberland County

Phone: 609-645-7700, ext. 4731

Email: zellers@njaes.rutgers.edu

Zemeckis, Douglas

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Ocean County

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Atlantic County

County Agent III (Eqv. to Asst. Professor)

Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County

Phone: 732-349-1152

Email: zemeckis@njaes.rutgers.edu

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Zientek, Jan

County Extension Dept. Head

Program Coordinator

Cooperative Extension of Essex County

Phone: 973-228-3179

Email: zientek@njaes.rutgers.edu

Ziolowski, Joseph

Head General Maintenance Worker

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

Phone: 973-948-3550, ext. 27

Zolla, Alexandra

Keyboarding Clerk

Cooperative Extension of Warren County

Phone: 908-475-6502

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


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