PSA Coordinator and NE Regional Extension Associate, Food Science Cornell AgriTech
Based in Columbia, Maryland
Donna Clements has worked with the Produce Safety Alliance (PSA) since 2015, first as the Southwest Regional Extension Associate, and now as the PSA Coordinator and Northeast REA. Based in Maryland, Donna’s role with PSA is to offer training courses on the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, provide technical assistance to growers and produce safety educators, and develop resources. Donna’s specialty within the PSA has been developing resources on soil amendments and sanitizer use.
Donna's involvement in the fresh produce industry began at a young age while working on her family's fruit and vegetable farm. She has experience in production, harvesting, postharvest handling, and sales of perishable products. Donna received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Plant Science from the University of Maryland.
Bihn, E. A., Wall, G., Landis Fisk, C. C., Humiston, M., Pahl, D., Stoeckel, D., Way, R., & Woods, K. (2017). Produce Safety Alliance National Curriculum. Version 1.1. Produce Safety Alliance, Ithaca, NY.
Donna received both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Plant Science from the University of Maryland.
Cornell University Food Research Laboratory 665 W. North Street Geneva, NY 14456