NYSG Staff: Full Staff Directory

NYSG Administrative Staff - Stony Brook

New York Sea Grant
Research and Development Park, Innovation and Discovery Center
Suite 221
500 Innovation Rd.
Stony Brook, NY 11794

Tel: (631) 632-6905
Fax: (631) 632-6917
E-mail: nyseagrant@stonybrook.edu
Web: www.nyseagrant.org

Rebecca L. Shuford, Ph.D.
Director, Email: Rebecca.Shuford@stonybrook.edu

JeanAnn Johnston
Fiscal Officer, Email: Jean.Johnston@stonybrook.edu

Lane Smith
Research Program Coordinator, Email: Lane.Smith@stonybrook.edu

Administrative Staff

Sharon O'Donovan
Desktop Publisher, Communications, Email: Sharon.ODonovan@stonybrook.edu

Maureen Canning
Senior Administrative Assistant, E: maureen.canning@stonybrook.edu

NYSG Administrative Staff - New York City

New York Sea Grant
Cornell University—ILR School
570 Lexington Avenue, 12th Floor
New York, NY  10022-6072
Phone: (631) 632.6910

Paul C. Focazio*
Communications Manager, Email: Paul.Focazio@stonybrook.edu

*Also located at Research and Development Park, Innovation and Discovery Center, Suite 221, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 11794

NYSG Administrative Staff - Ithaca

New York Sea Grant
112 Rice Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-5905
Phone: (607) 255-9850 
Email: SGIthaca@cornell.edu

Katherine Bunting-Howarth, Ph.D., J.D.
Associate Director, New York Sea Grant Institute
Assistant Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Email: keb264@cornell.edu
Phone: (607) 255-2832

Norma Gunn
Administrator, Email: nlg43@cornell.edu
Phone: (607) 255-9850

Tanya A. Yanchuk
Administrative Assistant, Email: tab235@cornell.edu
Phone: (607) 255-2836

NYSG Extension Staff - Long Island and Hudson Valley


New York Sea Grant
Cornell Cooperative Extension of NYC
445 East 148th Street
Bronx, NY 10455
Phone: (718) 502-8092

Catherine Prunella
Water Quality Extension Specialist, Email: cjp275@cornell.edu


New York Sea Grant
1439 Ingersoll Hall
Science and Resilience Institute at Jamaica Bay, Brooklyn College
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
Phone: (718) 874-0108

Hannah Eisler Burnett
Coastal Resilience Specialist (Jamaica Bay), Email: heb84@cornell.edu


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County
Eisenhower Park, Special Activities Center, Parking Field 8
PO Box 148
East Meadow, New York 11554
Phone: (516) 832-2591
Fax: (516) 832-2597

Sarah Schaefer-Brown
Sustainable and Resilient Communities (SRC) Specialist, Nassau County, Email: scs292@cornell.edu


New York Sea Grant
232 Plaza Road
Kingston, NY 12401
Phone: (845) 340-3990 x323
Fax: (845) 340-3993
Email: SGUlster@cornell.edu

Jessica Kuonen
Hudson Estuary Resilience Specialist, Email: jak546@cornell.edu


New York City Department of Environmental Protection
59-17 Junction Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11368
Phone: (718) 874-0120

Lillit (Lilli) Genovesi
Outreach Coordinator, Long Island Sound Study, NYC, lg543@cornell.edu


New York Sea Grant
Research and Development Park, Innovation and Discovery Center
Suite 227
500 Innovation Rd.
Stony Brook, NY 11794 
Phone: (631) 824-4746
E: SGStonyb@cornell.edu

Michael Ciaramella
Seafood Specialist, Email: mc2544@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4052

Antoinette Clemetson
Marine Fisheries Specialist, Email: aoc5@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4407

Kathleen Fallon
Coastal Processes & Hazards Specialist, Email: Kmf228@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 632-8730

Kayla Walsh
Coastal Climate Specialist, Email: kgw43@cornell.edu 

Phone: (631) 824-4549

Elizabeth Hornstein
Sustainable and Resilient Communities (SRC) Specialist, Suffolk County, Email: eeh78@cornell.edu

Phone: (631) 824-4575

Barry Udelson
Aquaculture Specialist, Email: bu25@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4934

Jimena Perez-Viscasillas
Outreach Coordinator, Long Island Sound Study,
Email: jbp255@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4906

Karen Palmeri
Administrative Assistant, Email: kmp27@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4746

Nancy Jones
Administrative Assistant, Email: nj82@cornell.edu
Phone: (631) 824-4592


New York Sea Grant
Westchester County CCE
3 West Main Street
Suite 112
Elmsford, NY 10523
Phone: (914) 369-1591
Fax: (914) 285-4624

Sara Powell
Sustainable and Resilient Communities (SRC) Specialist, Westchester County, Email: slp285@cornell.edu

NYSG Extension Staff - Great Lakes


New York Sea Grant
125 Hochstetter Hall
SUNY at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-4400 
Fax: (716) 645-3612
E-mail: SGBuffal@cornell.edu

Mailing Address: 109 Cooke Hall - Biological Sciences Main Office 

Nate Drag
Great Lakes Literacy Specialist, Email: nwd4@cornell.edu
Phone: (716) 270-2408

Megan Cochran
Great Lakes Outreach Coordinator, Email: mk2236@cornell.edu
Phone: (716) 270-2490


New York Sea Grant
SUNY College at Oswego
Oswego, NY 13126-3599
Phone: (315) 312-3042
E-mail: SGOswego@cornell.edu

John Cannaday
Great Lakes Recreation and Tourism Specialist, Email: jdc378@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 849-4436

Stacy Furgal
Great Lakes Fisheries and Ecosystem Specialist, Email: slf85@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 234-1329

Roy Widrig, Great Lakes Coastal Processes and Hazards Specialist, Email: rlw294@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 234-1916

Sharon Mullen
Administrative Assistant, Email: slm22@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 312-3042

Katie Snyder
Administrative Assistant, Email: ks2389@cornell.edu


New York Sea Grant
Wayne County Cooperative Extension
1581 Route 88 North
Newark, NY 14513-9739
Phone: (315) 331-8415
E-mail: SGNewark@cornell.edu

Mary Austerman
Great Lakes Coastal Community Development Specialist; Email: mp357@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 234-1160


New York Sea Grant
10-A183 Ross Hall 
10 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY 14623

Jake Anderson
Water Quality Specialist; Email: ja843@cornell.edu
Phone: (585) 672-7065


New York Sea Grant
Dulles State Office Building
NYS Tug Hill Commission
317 Washington Street
Watertown, NY 13601

Lauren E. Darcy
Great Lakes Coastal Resilience Specialist, Email: led222@cornell.edu
Phone: (315) 849-3962

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