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WSU Mount Vernon NWREC
16650 State Route 536
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
360-848-6120

Faculty, Staff, and Students

Marilen Nampijja
Ph.D. Student

Robert Andrus
Postdoctoral Research Associate
360-848-6120

Roshani Baral
M.S. Student

Adriana Barsan
M.S. Student

Kimberly Binczewski
Manager, WSU Breadlab
360-707-4640

Seth Brawner
Graduate Assistant
812-701-2145

Wendy Britton
Project Manager

Nancy Castellanos
Technical Assistant II

Jonathan Contezac
Field Meteorologist, AgWeatherNet
360-848-6123

Alexander Cornwall
Ph.D. Student

Charles Coslor
Weed Science Researcher

Irene Darnell
Custodian 1
360-848-6129

Molly Darr
Forest Health Extension Specialist & Asst. Professor
703-431-9579

Jeff DeLong
Adjunct Faculty – USDA-ARS

Michael Derie
Scientific Assistant Senior
360-848-6142

Trevor Derie
Ag Research Technologist 1

Madeline Desjardins
Ph.D. Student

Lisa Wasko DeVetter
Associate Professor, Small Fruit Horticulture
360-848-6124

Benjamin Diehl
Agricultural Research Technologist 2
360-848-6154

Evan Domsic
Ph.D. Student

Lindsey du Toit
Department Chair, Alfred Christianson Distinguished Professor of Vegetable Seed Pathology & Extension Plant Pathologist 
360-848-6140

Adam Elcan
Field Assistant

Jennifer Buckles
Fiscal Specialist 2
360-416-5205

Laura Flandermeyer
Graduate Student
509-293-8810

Lisa Friend
Fiscal Analyst 2/Grant Specialist
360-848-6143

Daniel Gorton
Facilities Manager
360-848-6133

Nayab Gull
Research Assistant- Graduate PhD

Babette Gundersen
Senior Scientific Assistant
360-848-6149

Salena Helmreich
PhD Student/Co-Advisor

Debra Inglis
Emeritus Professor, Plant Pathology

Douglas Jensen
Maintenance Mechanic III

Stephen Jones
Director, WSU Breadlab
Professor
360-707-4640

Susan Kerr
Emeritus Professor, Livestock and Dairy
Regional Extension Specialist, Livestock and Dairy 

Radhika Koppuravuri
Communications Consultant 1 – Hourly

Gabriel LaHue
Assistant Professor of Soil Science
360-848-6146

Deirdre Griffin LaHue
Assistant Professor, Soil Health & Sustainable Soil Management
360-848-6127

Steven Lyon
Scientific Assistant Senior 
360-707-4740 Ext 102 

Givemore Makonya
Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Paul Martinez
Ph.D. Student

Chakradhar Mattupalli
Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology
360-848-6138

Brian Maupin
Scientific Assistant
360-848-6126

Molly Mcilquham
Soil Health Initiative Extension Coordinator
360-610-7353

Carol Miles
Professor
Director, Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research & Extension Center
360-848-6150

Timothy Miller
Emeritus Associate Professor

Robin Morgan
Ph.D. Student
360-707-4640

Elizabeth Myhre
Agricultural Research Technologist 2

Bryan Norris
Utility Worker 1

Louis Nottingham
Assistant Professor

Cristina Ocaña Gallegos
Agricultural Research Technologist 2

Zephyr Papin-Tillery
M.S. in Ag Student

Teal Potter
Research Associate
360-848-6120

Louis Prager
Ph.D. Student
360-707-4640

Purnima Puri
M.S. Student

Ryan Riggs
Hourly Worker

Emma Rogers
Agricultural Research Technologist 2

Bethany Safe
Research Technologist 3

Janine Sanguine
Special Projects and Publications
360-707-4640

Kwabena Sarpong
Ph.D. Student

Chris Sater
Scientific Laboratory Manager
509-293-8754

Molly Sayles
Graduate Student
509-293-8779

Elizabeth Schacht
Scientific Assistant, WSU Whatcom County Extension
360-778-5816

Edward Scheenstra
Associate in Research
360-416-5206

Laura Schulz
Agricultural Research Technologist 2

John Scott
Hourly Worker

Srijana Shrestha
PhD Student

Sarah Sonnenfeld
Administrative Assistant 2
360-848-6153

Mary Steele
Ph.D. Student

Lynell Tanigoshi
Emeritus Professor
360-848-6120

Sahil Thapa
M.S. Student

Laura Valli
Ph.D. Student
360-707-4640

Tomasita Villarroel
Hourly Worker

Tatum Weed
Associate Director, Mount Vernon NWREC and Puyallup REC
509-592-6732

Benjamin Weiss
M.S. Student

Aidan Williams
M.S. Student

Claire Winslow
MS Student

Claire Yost
M.S. Student

Annah Young
M.S. Student