Jenny Carleo - Project Director
County Agent II, Cooperative Extension of Cape May County
Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3607
Expertise: Direct project, provide expertise in cut-flower production. Author SWOT analysis worksheet and co-author business plan videos. Site coordinator for southern workshops.
Robin G. Brumfield - Co. Project Director
Extension Specialist in Farm Management, Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Expertise: Farm business management, crop budgets.
Ramu Govindasamy - Co. Project Director
Professor in Marketing, Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Expertise: Agricultural marketing
Jeff Heckman - Co. Project Director
Media Productions Coordinator, Office of Continuing Professional Education
Expertise: All digital communications, filming and editing.
Hemant Gohil - Co. Project Director
County Agent III, Cooperative Extension of Gloucester County
Expertise: Wine grape, tree fruits and nursery crops.
Jennifer Matthews - Project Coordinator
Program Associate I, Cooperative Extension of Cape May County
Phone: 609-465-5115, ext. 3608
Expertise: Coordinates all programs, facilities, presenters, marketing, distance learning logistics and tracks finances.
Meredith Melendez - Co. Project Director
County Agent III, Cooperative Extension of Mercer County
Expertise: Food safety, including the food safety plan worksheet, organic agriculture expert and curriculum development. Central site coordinator.
Peter J. Nitzsche - Co. Project Director
County Agent II, Cooperative Extension of Morris County
Expertise: Small fruit crops, strawberries.
Nicholas Polanin - Co. Project Director
County Agent II, Cooperative Extension of Somerset County
Expertise: Woody plant expert, northern site coordinator.
Andrew Wyenandt - Co. Project Director
Assoc. Extension Specialist in Vegetable Pathology, Rutgers Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Phone: 732-932-4000, ext. 4144
Expertise: Vegetable crops, basil.