Staff | Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources | The University of Vermont(title)

Administrative Staff

Akol Aguek

Recruitment and Retention Coordinator

Taylor Antal

Instructional Programs Lab Coordinator

Jackie Bruning

Academic Affairs Coordinator

Randi Byrd

Academic Services Professional Senior, Leadership for Sustainability Graduate Programs

Jessica Cole

Professional Academic Advisor

Chelsea Chu

Executive Assistant to the Dean

Theresa DeBarge

Administrative Staff Assistant, Vermont Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Christy Ercole

Financial Transaction Generalist

Rose Feenan

Assistant Dean for Business Operations

Sue Heiser

RSENR Purcards and Financial Assistant

Hannah Kershaw

Student Services Administrative Assistant

Jennifer Le

RSENR Unit Pre-Award Administrator

Emily LeForce

Senior Professional Advisor

Kurt Reichelt

Director of Major Gifts, UVM Foundation

Anna Smiles-Becker

Director of Student Success and Experiential Learning

Marie C. Vea

Assistant Dean for Student Services and Staff Development

Kathleen Wells

Assistant Director for Business Operations

Meghan Young

Experiential and Community-Based Learning Coordinator

Research Staff

Alison Adams

PhD Student in Natural Resources

Ernest "Ernie" Buford

Research Specialist, Spatial Analysis Laboratory

Geospatial analysis, conservation planning, wildlife habitat modeling, biodiversity assessment, land cover mapping, geoprocessing automation, dynamic database-driven website development

Tiffany Chin

Laboratory Research Technician

Lee Corbett

Laboratory Research Technician Senior

Ashley Eaton

Watershed and Lake Education Coordinator

Environmental education, community-based learning, sustainability, watershed stewardship and global water conservation and water advocacy

Michelle Lockhart

Land Use & Water Quality Educator

Stormwater infrastructure design and coordination, planting design, graphic design, education and outreach

Sean MacFaden

Research Analyst, Spatial Analysis Laboratory

Geographic Information Systems (GIS), remote sensing, wildlife habitat analysis, reserve design, land conservation, historical GIS

Caroline McKelvey

Watershed and Lake Education Program Assistant

Mark Mitchell

Lake Monitoring and Community Outreach Coordinator, Lake Champlain Sea Grant

Sarah Noyes

Flood Resilience Educator

Ben Porter

Monitoring Coordinator

Forest ecology, restoration ecology, fire ecology, remote sensing

Taylor Resnick

Captain, Research Vessel Marcelle Melosira

USCG Licensed Merchant Mariner

Anna Royar

Research Specialist, Spatial Analysis Laboratory

Jillian Sarazen

Green Infrastructure Collaborative Coordinator

Elissa Schuett

Director, Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

Ecology, field research, science communication, outreach, grant management

Sadie Shelton

Communications Officer

Natural resource management, agroecology, and food loss and waste

Grace Smith

Laboratory Research Technician

William Sutor

Laboratory Research Technician

USDA Forest Service Personnel

John Butnor

Forest Service Plant Physiologist

Paula Murakami

U.S. Forest Service Biological Sciences Laboratory Technician

Linda Pardo

U.S. Forest Service Environmental Engineer

Paul Schaberg

Retired USDA Forest Service Plant Physiologist