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New Jersey State Office

Location
220 Davidson Ave 4th Floor
Somerset, NJ 08873
Phone
Mailing Address
220 Davidson Ave 4th Floor
Somerset, NJ 08873
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The New Jersey State Office in Somerset, is the headquarters for NRCS operations in the Garden State. Through State Conservationist Julie Hawkins, the office supports six field offices in helping private landowners improve the health of their operations while protecting our natural resources.

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New Jersey Strategic Plan

In order to guide the delivery of NRCS's programs and services over the next five years, New Jersey has developed a Strategic Plan which focuses on the following three goals:

  • Workforce

  • Conservation and Service Delivery

  • Land Base


 

Employee Directory

State Conservationist
Name Position Phone Number Email
Julie Hawkins
New Jersey State Conservationist
Vacant
Executive Assistant
Management and Strategies
Name Position Phone Number Email
Maria Collazo
Assistant State Conservationist, Management & Strategy
Vacant
Financial Resources Specialist
Coleen Churchill
Business Service Specialist
Uziel Torres
Management Analyst
Tara Walker
Administrative Assistant
Programs
Name Position Phone Number Email
Gail Bartok
Assistant State Conservationist, Programs
Fran DeFiccio
Program Specialist
Vacant
Easement Specialist
Field Operations
Name Position Phone Number Email
Arelys Ortiz
Assistant State Conservationist, Field Operations
Craig Chianese
Resource Conservationist
Vacant
Resource Conservationist/State Cost Share Program Manager
Resources
Name Position Phone Number Email
Evan Madlinger
State Resource Conservationist
Kaitlin Farbotnik
Conservation Agronomist/Grazing Specialist
Xanvith ‘Bea’ Sabouthone
Resource Conservationist/Business Tools Coordinator
Trish Long
GIS Specialist
Betsy McShane
State Biologist, Environmental Compliance Specialist
Donald Donnelly
Forester
Engineering
Name Position Phone Number Email
Hilary Trotman
State Conservation Engineer
Nigel Woodfork
Field Engineer, North Support
Jina Vandi
Civil Engineer, South Support
Rubén E. Pérez
Irrigation Specialist, Energy Specialist
Vacant
Civil Engineer, North Support
Vacant
Watershed Engineer
Vacant
Watershed Program Manager
Vacant
Civil Engineering Technician
Soils
Name Position Phone Number Email
Edwin Muñiz
State Soil Scientist
Fred Schoenagel
Resource Soil Scientist
David Schaaf
HEL/WC Specialist
Public Affairs
Name Position Phone Number Email
Lauren Finnegan
Public Affairs Specialist/Outreach Coordinator
Lillian Ryan-Shupe
Public Affairs Technician (ACES)
Urban Agriculture
Name Position Phone Number Email
Morgan Devine
State Urban Conservationist