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Staff

Administrative Support
Christine-Berry

Christine Berry - Secretary/Fiscal Assistant, Jay
christinesberry@ufl.edu | 850-983-7121
Main Duties: Provides secretarial support for Jay Research Facility faculty and staff; WFREC Newsletter; PCards; Assists Events Coordinator with event preparations; Social media ; Data entry; Calculates farm fuel and well water use; Schedules Graduate student stays in Jay Graduate Housing

MernieceJohnson

Merniece Johnson - Accounting Manager
merniece@ufl.edu | 850-983-7144
Main Duties: Monitor expenditures for all State, grant and SHARE accounts; Purchase orders; Equipment purchases-dealing with vendor bids and vendor inquiries; PCards, Travel, Asset Management/Inventory

CarolJohnston

Carol Johnston - Administrative Specialist II, Human Resources/Grants Assistant
cpjohnston@ufl.edu | 850-983-7137
Main Duties: Personnel and payroll activities for WFREC employees and graduate students; Contact for new hire orientations, payroll distributions, health assessment management system, worker’s compensation claims, effort reporting, CRIS reports, and space inventory and allocation survey; Grant processing/assistance to faculty with grant proposals and award documents

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Mark Long - Admissions Officer I
marklong@ufl.edu | 850-983-7138
Main Duties: Collects and analyzes recruiting and enrollment information; Coordinates student recruitment programs; Facilitates the transfer of students; Recruits by visiting high schools and community colleges; Contact for admissions to UF/IFAS Milton Campus teaching programs


Vacant - End User Computing Specialist II
850-983-7136
Main Duties: Providing technical support and maintenance for hardware and software utilized by the WFREC in Milton and in Jay

Connie-Spencer

Connie Spencer - Academic Assistant I
conniebspencer@ufl.edu | 850-983-7125
Main Duties: Assist students with on-line admission applications, course registration, classroom reservations, adopts textbooks for faculty ensuring textbook availability for students and provides financial aid and fee payment information to students; WFREC Directory; Phone systems, mail and front desk reception; Collects and analyzes recruiting and enrollment information; Coordinates student recruitment programs; Facilitates the transfer of students; Recruits by visiting high schools and community colleges; Contact for admissions to UF/IFAS Milton Campus teaching programs

Robin Vickers - Administrative Support Assistant III, Events
rvickers@ufl.edu | 850-983-7134
Main Duties: Arranging all of the external and internal events for the WFREC; Administrative Assistant to the Center Director

Melissa Watson - OPS/FT Fiscal Assistant
mwatson1@ufl.edu | 850-983-7132
Main Duties: Travel authorizations, travel expense reports, myUFMarket purchasing requisitions, myUF Payment Solutions accounts payable processing

Farm Support
JustinHudson

Justin Hudson - Maintenance Generalist II
mjhudson@ufl.edu | 850-983-7117
Main Duties: Preventive maintenance and repair for farm equipment, center vehicles and buildings for the WFREC; Assists with the planting, fertilizing, harvesting and sampling of Research and Demonstration plots

GregKimmons

Greg Kimmons - Farm Manager
gkimmons@ufl.edu | 850-983-7116
Main Duties: Supervises the farm operations staff that is responsible for general field plot operations, operating equipment in experimental field plots, extension demonstration plots and general farm maintenance

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Chad Stewart - Agricultural Assistant II
chadstewart@ufl.edu | 850-983-7118
Main Duties: Operates all farm and construction equipment; Operates several pieces of equipment fitted with new technology such as GIS,GPS (Global Positioning System); Assists with the planting, fertilizing, harvesting and sampling of Research and Demonstration plots

Research/Technical
TimBaxley

Tim Baxley - Senior Laboratory Technician, Environmental Horticulture
tbaxley@ufl.edu | 850-983-7142
Main Duties: Helps conduct horticultural research field, nursery, and greenhouse experiments; Prepares materials for teaching of laboratory sections of horticulture courses; Maintains display gardens

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James “Moo” Brown – Laboratory Technician III, Cropping Systems
Jabrown11@ufl.edu | 850-983-7120
Main duties: Responsible for coordination and implementation of activities for the establishment and maintenance of field, greenhouse and lab experiments; Responsible for data collection, data entry, and statistical analysis for studies

MikeDozier

Mike Dozier - Laboratory Technician III, Weed Science
mdozier@ufl.edu | 850-983-7119
Main Duties: Responsible for the planning and implementation of Weed Science projects; Supervises the Weed Science team

JaysonGing

Jayson Ging - Laboratory Technician III, Turfgrass
jaysonging@ufl.edu | 850-983-7113
Main Duties: Maintains Turfgrass Research/Demonstration plots, projects and facility

Michele Sapundjieff - Laboratory Technician III, Watershed Management
mgoodfellow@ufl.edu | 850-983-7141
Main Duties: Helps conduct watershed conservation research in the field; Prepares materials for teaching of laboratory sections of watershed management and conservation courses

JustinMcKeithen

Justin McKeithen - Laboratory Technician III, Forestry
justmck@ufl.edu | 850-983-7111
Main Duties: Helps conduct ecological and silvicultural research in the field; Certified Burner; Utilizes SAS, SigmaPlot, Procite; responsible for herbicide applications

Phil Moon - Biological Scientist III, Turfgrass
pmoon@ufl.edu | 850-983-7112
Main Duties: Establishes and maintains research/demonstration studies related to turfgrass management; Provides Routine Research Plot/Facility Maintenance

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Ashlynn Smith - Laboratory Technician III, Wildlife
ashlynnsmith@ufl.edu | 850-983-7141
Main Duties: Prepares materials for teaching of laboratory sections of wildlife ecology and conservation courses; Helps conduct natural resources conservation research in the field and in the greenhouse including animal sampling, physical plot preperation, treatment installation, plot maintenance, and data collection.