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Delaware State Office Employee Directory - 2015

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Delaware State Conservationist Office - Main State Office Number is 302-678-4160

Name Position Phone Email
Kasey Taylor State Conservationist 302-678-4160
Dastina Wallace Public Affairs Specialist 302-678-4179
Ivy L. McBride Executive Administrative Assistant 302-678-4175


Assistant State Conservationist Management and Strategy

Name Position Phone Email
Eileen Campbell Assistant State Conservationist Management and Strategy 302-678-4161
Vacant Business Services Specialist    
Theresa Murphy

Financial Resources Specialist


Carole L. Nichols Administrative Support Assistant 302-678-4185


Assistant State Conservationist for Programs

Name Position Phone Email
Paul M. Petrichenko Assistant State Conservationist Programs 302-678-4180
Tim Garrahan Farm Bill Program Specialist 302-678-4260
 Vacant NRCS Program Specialist    



Name Position Phone Email
Ann P. Baldwin State Conservation Engineer 302-678-4190
Steven T. Abbott Hydraulic Engineer 302-678-4176
*Richard P. Gorlich Agricultural Engineer 302-741-2600 #111
VACANT Civil Engineering Technician 302-678-4192  
*Merrill L. Vanderwende Civil Engineering Technician 302-741-2600
Clarissa Havelow
Civil Engineering Technician 302-678-4198
** Jeff McClure MEO Geologist 304-284-4898

*Located in the Dover Field Office

**Located in Morgantown, West Virginia

Resource Conservationist

Name Position Phone Email
Sally L. Griffith-Kepfer State Resource Conservationist 302-678-4182
Jayme Arthurs Resource Conservationist 302-678-4191


Soils - Delaware/Maryland

Name Position Phone Email
Phillip S. King DE/MD/DC State Soil Scientist
Located at:
1221 College Park Drive, Suite 100
Dover, DE 19904
Arthur Walker GIS Specialist 302-678-4183


Joint Staff - Cape May Plant Materials Center, 1536 Route 9 North, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210

Name Position Phone Email
Christopher Miller Regional Plant Materials Specialist 609-465-5901


Joint Staff - Delaware State University

Name Position Phone Email
Chandra Owens USDA/1890 Liaison
located at:
Delaware State University (DSU)
1200 N. Dupont Highway
Dover, Delaware 19901
DSU: 302-857-7131
FAX: 302-857-6402


Cooperating State Agency with Delaware NRCS: Division of Soil and Water Conservation
89 Kings Highway, Dover, Delaware 19901 (FAX: 302-739-6724)

Name Position Phone Email
Robert Palmer Environmental Program Administrator
District Operations Section