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Staff Directory and Contact Information

Jan NyropJan Nyrop

Director, Cornell AES and Associate Dean, CALS
Provides leadership for Cornell AES; administers Cornell AES Federal Capacity Funds; oversees research program development; promotes integration of research and extension.

Margaret SmithMargaret Smith

Associate Director
Oversees Cornell AES Federal Capacity Funds allocation process in the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences; promotes integration of Cornell AES investments in research, extension & education priority areas.

Mark SchraderMark Schrader

Assistant Director
Pursues opportunities for enhanced impact and more efficient operations; provides administrative, managerial, and operation expertise. Directs project funding and accountability systems. Provides leadership for engagement with stakeholders.

Glenn EvansGlenn Evans

Director of Operations
Manages seven research farms located across New York State, 170 of Cornell's greenhouses and 150 plant growth chambers on the Ithaca campus. Oversees all aspects of daily operation and provides long-term direction.

Crystal ClarkCrystal Clark

Project Administrator & Finance Specialist
Administers project management and reporting processes for Federal Capacity Funds for Cornell AES; oversees Cornell AES financial reporting.

Bonnie FergusonBonnie Ferguson

Assistant to the Director
Assists the director and associate director in all aspects of administrative and professional responsibilities. Manages daily office responsibilities for the Experiment Station.

Anja TimmAnja Timm

Assistant to the Director of Operations / Communications Coordinator
Supports Cornell AES in all aspects of communications. Duties include website development and management, publications design and development, and general administrative support to the Cornell AES leadership, in particular the director of operations.

Mandy EconomosMandy Economos

Administrative Assistant to the Farm Managers
Provides administrative support to all eight of our Cornell AES farm managers. Helps with purchasing, billing, documentation and compliance of regulations, and event planning. 

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