Employee Directory

Karen Adams
Administrative Assistant II

James Adkins
Associate Scientist - Irrigation Engineer

Sue Barton
Associate Professor, Extension Specialist - Plant and Soil Science

Sarah Bercaw
Extension Agent - Family and Consumer Sciences

Alison Brayfield
Business Administrator

Valann Budischak
Extension Agent - Ornamental Horticulture

Lisa Collins
Administrative Assistant

Serena Conner
Administrative Assistant

Kristin Cook
Extension Agent - 4-H Youth Development

Doug Crouse
State Program Leader for 4-H

Mary Edwards
Nutrition Assistant

Emmalea Ernest
Associate Scientist - Extension Vegetable & Fruit Program

Frank Ferlenda
4-H Afterschool Director - Sussex County

Nancy Fisher Gregory
Extension Agent

Lindsay Hughes
Extension Educator

Mark Isaacs
Director of the Carvel Research & Education Center. Assistant Professor, Plant and Soil Science

Jill Jackson
Extension Agent II

Gordon Johnson
Assistant Professor, Plant & Soil Science/ Extension Specialist, Fruit and Vegetables

Quintin Johnson
Extension Agent

Karen Johnston
Statewide Extension Educator III and 4-H Grants Manager

Kaitlin Klair
Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development

Alyssa Koehler
Plant Pathologist

Brian Kunkel
Ornamentals IPM Extension Specialist

Kim Lewis
Administrative Assistant

Ernesto Lopez
Extension Specialist - 4-H Youth Development

Sharon Lucabaugh
Administrative Assistant II

Melissa McDerby
Administrative Assistant III

Nancy Mears
Extension Agent - Family and Consumer Science

Jarrod Miller
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist, Agronomy

Kimi Moore
Family & Consumer Science Program Coordinator

Betsy Morris
4-H Extension Educator

Carrie Murphy
Extension Agent - Lawn and Garden Program Leader, Ornamental Horticulture

David Owens
Extension Specialist, Entomology

Maria Pippidis
County Director and Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences

Sequoia Rent
4-H Afterschool Director, Kent County

Sydney Riggi
Extension Associate

Michelle Rodgers
Director, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension

Tammy Schirmer
Administrative Assistant

Carol T Scott
Extension Educator II

Barbara Scott
Associate Scientist - Weed Science

Dan Severson
Agricultural Extension Agent

Amy Shober
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist

Kathleen Splane
Extension Agent/FCS Program Leader

Wanda Taylor
Nutrition Assistant

Fontella Taylor
Extension Educator/Site Director

Shawn Tingle
Extension Associate

Susan Garey
Extension Agent, Animal Science and State 4-H Animal Science Program Coordinator

Jan M. Unflat
Administrative Assistant

Mark VanGessel
Professor, Extension Agent

Jennifer Volk
Kent County Extension Director; Environmental Quality Extension Specialist

Michele Walfred
Communications Specialist II

Sharon Webb
Administrative Assistant

Cory Whaley
Extension Agent

Warren Willey
Research Associate - Plant and Soil Science

Laurie Wolinski
Extension Agent

Tracy Wootten
Extension Agent - Horticulture

Director’s Office

531 South College Avenue
113 Townsend Hall
Newark, DE 19716-2103
(302) 831-2504

Michelle Rodgers

Alison R. Brayfield
Business Administrator

Aisha Hoggard
Administrative Assistant

Public and Media Relations
Dante LaPenta
Communications Director
(302) 831-1355

Christy Mannering
Communications Specialist/Digital Media
(302) 831-7217

County Offices

Kent County Office
Office Address:
69 Transportation Circle,
Dover, Delaware
Phone: (302) 730-4000

New Castle County Office
461 Wyoming Road
Newark, DE 19716
Phone: (302) 831-2667
FAX: (302) 831-8934

Sussex County Office
Research and Education Center
16483 County Seat Highway
Georgetown, DE 19947
Phone: (302) 856-7303