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 Associate, LatinX Farmer Training Coordinator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Mildred Alvarado
  • ma853 [at] cornell.edu
Masoume Amirkhani
Masoume Amirkhani

Research Technician (Taylor Lab)

Cornell AgriTech

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Masoume Amirkhani
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
sarah bassman
Sarah Bassman

Extension Aide, Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Sarah Bassman
  • srb238 [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

Section Head’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
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
Bailey Colvin
Bailey Colvin

Veterans Project Associate, Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Bailey Colvin
  • blk26 [at] cornell.edu
leah cook
Leah Cook

Student Services Lead

School of Integrative Plant Science

Leah Cook
Craig Cramer
Craig Cramer

Communications Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Craig Cramer
Website development and maintenance
Photography and video
Poster printing, art
jennie cramer portrait
Jennie Cramer

Extension Support Specialist, Cornell Garden-Based Learning

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Jennie Cramer
  • jrc10 [at] cornell.edu
Garden-based learning
Kacey Deamer
Kacey Deamer

Communications Specialist, Small Farm Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Kacey Deamer
  • kacey.deamer [at] cornell.edu
Catalina Enright
Catalina Enright

Administrative Assistant

School of Integrative Plant Science

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

Course Coordinator and Livestock Specialist, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Erica Frenay
  • ejf5 [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
Justin Heavey

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Justin Heavey
  • jh2862 [at] cornell.edu
Peter Herzeelle

Senior Field Coordinator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Cornell AgriTech

Peter Herzeelle
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Brittany Hoover

Extension Support Specialist I, Urban Agriculture Education Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Brittany Hoover
Spenser Howden

Research Support Specialist (Robinson Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Spenser Howden
Terry Hughes
Terry Hughes

Extension Support Specialist, Agriculture Education Recruitment and Retention Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Terry Hughes
Benjamin Jablonski

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Benjamin Jablonski
  • blj48 [at] cornell.edu
Zvonko Jacimovski

Technician (Weber Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Zvonko Jacimovski
Rhiann Jakubowski

Research Aide (Bates Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab

Rhiann Jakubowski
jamie johnson
Jamieson Johnson

Multi Media Assistant, Small Farms Program

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

Graduate Student (Cheng Lab) and Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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

Graduate Student and Research Aide (Kao-Kniffin Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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

Extension Associate, 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
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
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 (Londo Lab)

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
melissa mcclements
Melissa McClements

Technician (Sosnoskie Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Melissa McClements
  • mm2623 [at] cornell.edu
Erica Miller

Technician (Larry Smart Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Erica Miller
  • elm263 [at] cornell.edu
Maria Mott

Technician (Griffiths Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Maria Mott
  • mcm369 [at] cornell.edu
Abby Nedrow Van Glad

Field Assistant (Robinson Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Abby Nedrow Van Glad
  • akn6 [at] cornell.edu
Kelsey O'Hare
Kelsey O'Hare

FFA Program Specialist, Extension Support Specialist I

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Kelsey O'Hare
  • kko8 [at] cornell.edu
portrait of Sean O'Neill
Sean O'Neill

Program/Extension Aide

NYS Integrated Pest Management

Cornell AgriTech

Sean O'Neill
John Osborn

Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

John Osborn
  • jo397 [at] cornell.edu
Maria Jose Oviedo Ventura

Bilingual Agriculture Educator

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Maria Jose Oviedo Ventura
  • mo488 [at] cornell.edu
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Kara Peet

Online Course Coordinator, Cornell Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Kara Peet
  • knp34 [at] cornell.edu
Felex Pike

Technician (Reisch Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Felex 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
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
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Michael Rosato

Research Support Specialist (Reiners Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

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

Professional Development Coordinator, Extension Support Specialist II

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Catie Rowe
Nina Saeli
Nina Saeli

Veterans Project Associate, Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Nina Saeli
  • ns963 [at] cornell.edu
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Carl Schimenti

Graduate Student (Rossi Turfgrass Program)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Carl Schimenti
  • css223 [at] cornell.edu
Headshot of Bethany Schulteis against greenery and flowers
Bethany Schulteis

Research Technician

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Bethany Schulteis
  • bms264 [at] cornell.edu
tim shenk
Tim Shenk

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Tim Shenk
  • tws74 [at] cornell.edu
Chase Skrubis

Extension Support Specialist (Rossi program)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Chase Skrubis
  • cs2467 [at] cornell.edu
Charles St. George

Technician (Griffiths Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Charles St. George
  • cs2352 [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
Shannan Sweet

Research Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Shannan Sweet
  • sks289 [at] cornell.edu
Juleah Tolosky
Juleah Tolosky

Director, New York FFA

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Juleah Tolosky
suly valdez
Suly Valdez

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Suly Valdez
  • gn86 [at] cornell.eddu
Alexander Wares

Technician (Larry Smart Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Alexander Wares
  • ajw95 [at] cornell.edu
nicole waters
Nicole Waters

Beginning Farmer Project Coordinator, Small Farms Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Nicole Waters
  • nw42 [at] cornell.edu
Matthew Wavrick

Technician (Griffiths Lab)

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Matthew Wavrick
Connor Youngerman

Extension Support Specialist

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Connor Youngerman
  • czy2 [at] cornell.edu