Directory

Below you will find a list of all personnel involved on the Water for Ag project in alphabetical order by last name.  Use the drop-down menus on the top to sort for a specific project team, site, or university. Please note if you sort by name it will default to alphabetical by first name (not last). If you are looking for a specific person you can also use the search box in the upper right-hand corner of the directory.

Description of Project Roles:
Collaborator – Research and outreach personnel providing assistance on specific project components.
Co-Principal Investigator – Research or outreach personnel responsible for implementing project goals and objectives.
Graduate Student – MS or PhD student conducting research with the project as part of their graduate training.
Project Director – Personnel responsible for overall project leadership, management, and administration.
Engagement Lead– Personnel responsible for project site facilitation and management.
Team Lead- Personnel responsible for leading project teams (listed below).

Project Teams:
There are 8 Teams responsible for conducting different aspects of the project.
– State Teams in Arizona, Nebraska, and Pennsylvania that coordinate and assist the activities in each project site.
– Project Teams that manage the research and outreach components of the project:
                     -Social-Behavioral Research Team
                     -Biophysical Research Team
                     -Engagement Team
– Project Advisory Team members are national and regional experts who provide guidance and feedback about the team’s performance and progress.

For any questions or help on using the directory please contact kmc83@psu.edu.

 NameProject RoleTeam MembershipUniversity or OrganizationEmail
Lee AhernCo-PISocio-behavioral, Pennsylvania Penn State University laa182@psu.edu
Ryan BarnesRyan BarnesGraduate StudentPenn State Universityrwb5473@psu.edu
BauschChrissie BauschCollaboratorArizona State Universityjcbausch@asu.edu
Melissa BeresfordCollaboratorArizona State University Melissa.Beresford@asu.edu
Kathryn BrasierProject Director, PIPennsylvania, Socio-behavioral, Management, Engagement Penn State University kbrasier@psu.edu
Anthony BudaCollaborator USDA-ARS Anthony.Buda@ars.usda.gov
Mark BurbachCo-PI, Team Lead, Site Engagement LeadNebraska, Engagement, Socio-behavioral, Management University of Nebraska-Lincolnmburbach@unl.edu
Cheryl Burkhart-KrieselCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadNebraska, Engagement University of Nebraska-Lincolncburkhartkriesel1@unl.edu
Morey BurnhamCollaboratorIdaho State University burnmore@isu.edu
Anil Kumar ChaudharyCo-PIPennsylvania, Socio-behavioralauk259@psu.edu
Denise ColemanAdvisory CommitteeNRCS PAdenise.coleman@pa.usda.gov
Danelle CooperDanielle CooperCollaboratorArizona State Universitydcooper@asu.edu
Jodi DelozierGraduate StudentNebraska, Engagement, Socio-behavioral Univsersity of Nebraska-Lincolnjodidelozier@gmail.com
Dana DivineCollaboratorUniversity of Nebraska-Lincolnddevine2@unl.edu
Meg du BrayCollaboratorArizona State University
Weston M. EatonCo-PI, Team LeadPennsylvania, Socio-behavioral, Management, Engagement Penn State University eatonwes@psu.edu
Dean E. EdsonAdvisory CommitteeNebraska Association of Resources Districtsdedson@nrdnet.org
Lara FowlerCo-PIPennsylvania, Engagement, Management Penn State University lbf10@psu.edu
Lilyan FulginitiCo-PINebraskaUniversity of Nebraska-Lincolnlfulginiti@unl.edu
Ken GenskowAdvisory CommitteeUniversity of Wisconsin-Madisonkgenskow@wisc.edu
Jessica GroskopfCo-PINebraska, Engagement University of Nebraska-Lincoln jgroskopf2@unl.edu
Clare HinrichsCo-PIPenn State University cch11@psu.edu
Michael L. HileCo-PIPennsylvania, Socio-behavioral Penn State University mlh133@psu.edu
Virginia IshlerCo-PIPennyslvania, Engagement, Bio-physical Penn State University vishler@psu.edu
Michael KernAdvisory CommitteeWashington State Universitym.kern@wsu.edu
Peter KleinmanCollaborator Penn State University peter.kleinman@ars.usda.gov
Jonathan LaughnerCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadPennsylvania, EngagementPenn State University jbl14@psu.edu
Robert MeinenCo-PIPennsylvania, Bio-physicalPenn State University rjm134@psu.edu
Ruth MendumCo-PIPennsylvania, Engagment Penn State University rmm22@psu.edu
Charlayne MitchellCharlayne MitchellCollaboratorArizona State Universitycfmitche@asu.edu
rebecca muenichRebecca MuenichCollaboratorArizona State UniversityRebecca.Muenich.edu
Shad D. NelsonAdvisory CommitteeTexas A&M University-Kingsvilleshad.nelson@tamuk.edu
Richard K. PerrinCo-PINebraskaUniversity of Nebraska-Lincolnrperrin@unl.edu
Sarah PorterCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadArizona, Engagement Arizona State University s.porter@asu.edu
Heather Preisendanz Co-PIPennsylvania, Bio-physicalPenn State University heg12@psu.edu
Barbara QuimbyBarbara QuimbySite Engagement LeadArizona, Engagement, and Social-Behavioral Arizona State University barbara.quimby@asu.edu
Chittaranjan RayCo-PINebraska, Bio-physical University of Nebraska-Lincoln cray@nebraska.edu
Roque AnaisAnais RoqueCollaboratorArizona State Universityadroque@asu.edu
Daran RudnickCo-PINebraska, Bio-physical University of Nebraska-Lincoln daran.rudnick@unl.edu
Nicole SantangeloCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadPennsylvania, Engagement, Bio-physical Penn State University nls18@psu.edu
George J. SeperichGeorge SeperichAdvisory CommitteeArizona State University george.seperich@asu.edu
Loretta SingletaryAdvisory CommitteeUniversity of Nevada, Renosingletaryl@unr.edu
Bryan SwistockCo-PIPennsylvania Penn State University brs@psu.edu
John TysonCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadPennsylvania, Bio-pyhsical, Engagement Penn State University jtt107@psu.edu
Jack WatsonCo-PI, Team LeadPennsylvania, Bio-pyhsical, Management Penn State University jew21@psu.edu
Jason WeigleCo-PI, Site Engagement LeadNebraska, Engagement University of Nebraska-LincolnJason.weigle@unl.edu
Hannah WhitleyGraduate StudentPennsylvania, Socio-behavioralPenn State University htw3@psu.edu
Walt WhitmerCo-PI, Team Lead, Site Engagement LeadPennsylvania, Engagement, Management Penn State University wew2@psu.edu
Clinton WilliamsCo-PI, Team LeadArizona, Bio-pyhsical, Management USDA-ARS clinton.williams@ars.usda.gov
Amber WutichCo-PIArizona, Socio-behavioral Arizona State University awutich@asu.edu
David YoxtheimerCo-PIPennsylvania, Bio-pyhsical Penn State University day122@psu.edu