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Our Team

The Institute's mission—of innovating, sharing, and applying ecological knowledge—is made possible by the combined efforts of our staff.

From scientists and educators to administrators and operations crew, we are united by the common goal of advancing ecological knowledge and awareness.
 

Administration


joshua ginsberg

Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg

President
Phone
845 677-5343
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holly talbot

Holly Talbot

Senior Director of Administration & Comptroller
Phone
845 677-7600 x200
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catherine forbes

Catherine Forbes

Senior Director of Advancement
Phone
845 677-7600 x262
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All Staff


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Patricia Ackerman

Assistant Comptroller
Phone
845 677-7600 x121
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Sahar Adish

Molecular Biologist, Lab Tech II
Phone
845 677-7600 x241
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Ashley Alred

Education Program Leader
Phone
845 677-7600 x321
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Nicole Baker

Major Gifts Manager
Phone
845 677-7600 x177
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Dr. Sarah Batterman

Tropical Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x148
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Angela Beltrani

Development Assistant
Phone
845 677-7600
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Dr. Alan R. Berkowitz

Head of Education, Plant Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x311
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Dr. Arielle Biro

Ecosystem Ecologist and Biogeochemist
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Lisa Borre

Senior Research Specialist, Foundation and Corporate Relations Manager
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Steven L. Bryant

Groundskeeper
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845 677-7600
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Elizabeth Buhr

Alaska Field Manager/Junior Programmer
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Thomas Butler

Manager of Ithaca Precipitation Chemistry Site
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Dr. Adrian Castellanos

Data Manager
Phone
845 677-7600 x249
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Joy Damon

Catskill Science Collaborative Coordinator
Phone
845 677-7600 x223
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Christopher DeBonis

Maintainer
Phone
845 677-7600
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Gilbert Defreitas

Maintainer
Phone
845 677-7600
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Victoria A. Doyle

Senior Donor Relations Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x203
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Richard S. Farfaro

Supervising Mechanic
Phone
845 677-7600
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Deborah M. Fargione

Assistant to the President
Phone
845 677-7600 X106
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Michael J. Fargione

Manager of Field Research & Outdoor Programs
Phone
845 677-7600 x124
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Sarah Fecht

Communications Associate & Science Writer
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David Fischer

Manager of Hudson River Studies/Education Associate Research Specialist and Data Coordinator
Phone
845 677-7600 x178
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Catherine Forbes

Senior Director of Advancement
Phone
845 677-7600 x262
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Nichole Gange

Program Manager, Western Fire & Forest Resilience Collaborative
Phone
845 677-7600 x235
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Matthew P. Gillespie

Assistant to the Scientific Staff
Phone
845 677-7600 x140
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Dr. Joshua R. Ginsberg

President
Phone
845 677-5343
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Dr. Evan Gora

Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x237
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Dr. Peter M. Groffman

Microbial Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x128
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Dr. Jazlynn Hall

Forest and Landscape Ecologist
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Dr. Barbara A. Han

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x135
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Michael Hanes

Associate Research Specialist
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Dr. Winslow D. Hansen

Forest Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x138
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Dr. Danielle Hare

Watershed Ecologist
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Barry L. Haydasz

Trail Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x242
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Dr. Katherine Hayes

Landscape Ecologist
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John Hollar

Maintainer
Phone
845 677-7600
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Angela Hood

Education Program Leader, Baltimore MD
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Amanda Johnson

Grants Manager & Compliance Officer
Phone
845 677-7600 x108
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Patricia A. Jones

Manager of Human Resources
Phone
845 677-7600 x109
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Jonathan G. Keeling

Manager of IT
Phone
845 677-7600 x198
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Victoria Kelly

Environmental Monitoring Program Manager
Phone
845 677-7600 x174
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Maneli Khademi Rad

Development Assistant/Receptionist
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Dr. Shannon L. LaDeau

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x204
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Dr. Jane M. Lucas

Community Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x139
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Robert C. Madsen

Senior Maintainer
Phone
(845) 224-7278
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Heather Malcom

Senior Research Specialist/Safety Officer
Phone
845 677-7600 x149
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Lisa D. Martel

Manager of Nitrogen Biochemistry Laboratory
Phone
845 677-7600 x244
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Dr. Ian McGregor

Forest Ecologist, Remote Sensing Scientist
Phone
845 677-7600 x129
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Dr. Timon McPhearson

Urban Community Ecologist
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Nicole Melious-Dwyer

Grants Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x202
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Joseph Mercadante

Security Guard
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Fred J. Merritt

Director of Physical Plants & Grounds
Phone
(845) 224-7274
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Lora Murphy

Computer Programmer
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Kelly M. Oggenfuss

Manager of Tick-Borne Disease Monitoring
Phone
845 677-7600 x192
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Dr. Richard S. Ostfeld

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x136
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Christina Otero

Custodian I
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Dr. Steward T.A. Pickett

Plant Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x130
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Dr. July Pilowsky

Disease Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x131
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Cora Potter

Associate Research Specialist
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Lori M. Quillen

Director of Communications
Phone
845 677-7600 x233
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Christopher Reardon

Part-time Security Guard
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Maribeth Rubenstein

Communications Assistant
Phone
845 677-7600 x236
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Dr. Vanessa Rubio

Tropical Forest Ecologist
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Dr. Manette Sandor

Quantitative and Landscape Ecologist
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Denise A. Schmidt

Director of Laboratory Research Facilities and Analytical Service
Phone
845 677-7600 x162
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Amy Schuler

Director of Information Services & Library
Phone
845 677-7600 x164
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Dr. Christopher T. Solomon

Aquatic Ecologist
Phone
845 677-7600 x133
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Andrew Swartz

Assistant Maintainer
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Leslie Tumblety

Web & Graphic Designer
Phone
845 677-7600 x325
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Elizabeth Valentine

Associate Research Specialist
Phone
845 677-7600 x278
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Rebecca Van Tassell

Education Program Leader
Phone
845 677-7600 x326
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Michael Vecchio

IT & Cybersecurity Assistant
Phone
845 677-7600
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Joanne Venturini

Accounts Payable Specialist & Staff Accountant
Phone
845 677-7600 x206
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Milada Vomela

Lab Technician II
Phone
845 677-7600 x155
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Dr. Kathleen C. Weathers

Ecosystem Scientist
Phone
845 677-7600 x137
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Katherine Welch

Payroll/HR Coordinator
Phone
845 677-7600
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Joshua R. Wendover

Groundskeeper
Phone
845 677-7600
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Hazel Westney

Assistant to the Scientific Staff /Science Research Project Support & Housing Program Administration
Phone
845 677-7600 x171
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Geoff Wilson

Manager of Field and Laboratory Operations at Hubbard Brook
Phone
845 677-7600

Tamera E. Wooster

Senior Research Specialist
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