Aa a faculty member of the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources under the Department of Environmental Science and Technology, I am primarily stationed at the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Office in Annapolis, Maryland as the Chesapeake Bay Agricultural Technical Coordinator. My position with the Chesapeake Bay Program is responsible for the coordination of agricultural implementation, information, modeling and research across a six state area. I also serve as a university staff member of the USDA-NIFA supported Mid-Atlantic Water Program.
Prior to my appointment, I administered multiple agricultural programs for the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, including the Commonwealth’s Chesapeake Bay Program. In addition to government service with both Maryland and Pennsylvania, I have experience with the private agri-business sector as well as with the family farm operation. I continue to assist with the family farm as well as manage my own agricultural operation near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.