Technical/Support Staff: Horticulture

Staff members support research scientists, maintain greenhouses and research fields, and manage administrative functions including communications, finance and outreach

Headshot of Mildred Alvarado in front of a vine covered wall
Mildred Alvarado

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Mildred Alvarado
  • ma853 [at] cornell.edu
Amy Andersen
Amy Andersen

Administrative Assistant IV

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Amy Andersen
Josh Balles
Josh Balles

Graduate Field Coordinator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Josh Balles
  • jeb527 [at] cornell.edu
Jeremiah Best
Jeremiah Best

Extension Support Specialist, Educator New York Agriculture in the Classroom

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Jeremiah Best
Michele Blackmore
Michele Blackmore

Chair’s Assistant

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Michele Blackmore
Ewa Borejsza-Wysocka

Research Support Spec I

Cornell AgriTech

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Ewa Borejsza-Wysocka
Elena Borgna

Financial Reporting Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Elena Borgna
  • eeb88 [at] cornell.edu
Michael Brown

Research Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Michael Brown
  • mgb6 [at] cornell.edu
Zachary Butler-Jones
Zachary Butler-Jones

Program/Extension Aide (Kao-Kniffin Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Zachary Butler-Jones
  • zb97 [at] cornell.edu
Katie Carpenter
Katie Carpenter

Extension Support Specialist II, Director of New York Agriculture in the Classroom

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Katie Carpenter
Tracy Chapman

Finance and Budget Manager

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Biology Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Tracy Chapman
  • tlk2 [at] cornell.edu
Melissa Cole

Research Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Melissa Cole
  • mac234 [at] cornell.edu
leah cook
Leah Cook

Undergraduate Program Coordinator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Leah Cook
Craig Cramer
Craig Cramer

Communications Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Biology Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Craig Cramer
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Jennie Cramer

Extension Support Specialist, Cornell Garden-Based Learning

Horticulture Section

School of Integrative Plant Science

Jennie Cramer
  • jrc10 [at] cornell.edu
Garden-based learning
Michael Eaton

Research Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Michael Eaton
  • me442 [at] cornell.edu
Catalina Enright
Catalina Enright

Administrative Assistant,

School of Integrative Plant Science

Catalina Enright
  • cle46 [at] cornell.edu
Erica Frenay
Erica Frenay

Course Coordinator, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Erica Frenay
  • ejf5 [at] cornell.edu
Steve Gabriel
Steve Gabriel

Specialty Mushrooms and  Agroforestry Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Steve Gabriel
  • sfg53 [at] cornell.edu
Ryan Georgia

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Ryan Georgia
  • rjg293 [at] cornell.edu
Andrea Gilbert

Financial Reporting Specialist (SIPS)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Andrea Gilbert
  • ag16 [at] cornell.edu
Nancy Grossman
Nancy Grossman

Program Assistant, Agricultural Education Outreach

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Nancy Grossman
Sarah Peavey Hale
Sarah Hale

Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture Education Program Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Sarah Hale
Rose Harmon

Research/Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Rose Harmon
  • rh52 [at] cornell.edu
Peter Herzeelle

Senior Field Coordinator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Cornell AgriTech

Peter Herzeelle
Terry Hughes
Terry Hughes

Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Terry Hughes
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Kendra Hutchins

Assistant Director for Advising

Office of Undergraduate Biology

Kendra Hutchins
  • koh4 [at] cornell.edu
Zvonko Jacimovski

Technician III

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Zvonko Jacimovski
Jamieson Johnson

Multi Media Assistant

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Jamieson Johnson
  • jpj46 [at] cornell.edu
Nicholas Kaczmar
Nicholas Kaczmar

Research Support Specialist (Mattson Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Nicholas Kaczmar
  • nsk37 [at] cornell.edu
Kaspar Kuehn

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Graduate Student

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Kaspar Kuehn
  • kjk232 [at] cornell.edu
Jordan LaPoint
Jordan LaPoint

Research Aide (Kao-Kniffin Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Jordan LaPoint
  • jl3294 [at] cornell.edu
mary lewis
Mary “Bess” Lewis

Bilingual Management Development Specialist, Cornell Agricultural Workforce Development

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Mary “Bess” Lewis
  • ml2656 [at] cornell.edu
English as a second language
Bilingual education
shari lighthall
Shari Lighthall

Extension Associate, Director of Agricultural Education Outreach

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Shari Lighthall
Michael Loos

Technician IV

Cornell AgriTech

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Michael Loos
Ryan Matthew Maher
Ryan Maher

Research and Extension Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Organic Coordinator

Cornell AES

Ryan Maher
  • rmm325 [at] cornell.edu
liz maloney
Elizabeth Maloney

Technician III (Sosnoskie Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Elizabeth Maloney
Kevin Maloney

Research Support Spec III

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Kevin Maloney
Josie Maroney

Administrative Assistant, New York Agriculture in the Classroom

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Josie Maroney
  • jlm568 [at] cornell.edu
Hanna Martens

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Hanna Martens
  • hm529 [at] cornell.edu
rachel mccarthy
Rachel McCarthy

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Rachel McCarthy
  • rpl4 [at] cornell.edu
Caitlyn McFadden
Caitlyn McFadden

Urban Agricultural Education/FFA Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Caitlyn McFadden
  • cm846 [at] cornell.edu
Georgia Neighley

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Georgia Neighley
  • gn86 [at] cornell.edu
Kelsey O'Hare
Kelsey O'Hare

Extension Support Specialist I

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Kelsey O'Hare
  • kko8 [at] cornell.edu
John Osborn

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

John Osborn
  • jo397 [at] cornell.edu
Lex Pike

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Lex Pike
  • arp255 [at] cornell.edu
Michael Quade

Technician, Larry Smart Lab

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Michael Quade
  • maq28 [at] cornell.edu
RJ Richtmyer

Field Assistant III

Cornell AgriTech

RJ Richtmyer
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Molly Riordan

Urban Agriculture Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Molly Riordan
  • mer279 [at] cornell.edu
Carlos Rodriguez-Merced

Technician I

Cornell AgriTech

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Carlos Rodriguez-Merced
  • cr554 [at] cornell.edu
shari romar with peach scarf and forsythias flowering in the background
Shari Romar

Communications Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Shari Romar
  • sr369 [at] cornell.edu
Michael Rosato

Research Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Michael Rosato
  • mwr54 [at] cornell.edu
Catie Rowe
Catie Rowe

Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture Education Program Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Catie Rowe
Haley Rylander
Haley Rylander

Extenson Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Haley Rylander
  • hrr53 [at] cornell.edu
McKenzie Schessl

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

McKenzie Schessl
  • mcs299 [at] cornell.edu
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Carl Schimenti

Graduate Student

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Carl Schimenti
  • css223 [at] cornell.edu
Violet Stone
Violet Stone

Extension Support Specialist, Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Violet Stone
  • vws7 [at] cornell.edu
Juleah Tolosky
Juleah Tolosky

Director, New York FFA

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Juleah Tolosky
Alexander Wares

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Alexander Wares
  • ajw95 [at] cornell.edu
Hannah Rae Warren
Hannah Rae Warren

Bilingual Project Specialist, Small Farms Program and NYSIPM Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

NYS Integrated Pest Management

Hannah Rae Warren
  • hrw47 [at] cornell.edu
Matthew Wavrick

Technician III

Cornell AgriTech

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Matthew Wavrick