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  My background is in forestry, particularly tree improvement and silvicultural research.

I have a few roles at the college:

Other current: mom; facilitator, Project Learning Tree and Growing Up WILD; Certified Forester; member, Society of American Foresters, Forest Guild, and Association for Practical and Professional Ethics; VP of Youth and Education, and Chair, Youth Committee, Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas; board member and secretary, Cooperative Federal --a community development credit union serving those that live, work, study, or worship in Syracuse, NY.

Past Professional: Columnist, NY Forester; Research Analyst and Senior Research Aide, Forest Ecology Lab; Research Assistant, SUNY-ESF, assorted projects;  Visiting Instructor, Forest Ecology and Silviculture; Forest Development Project Forester, Tenneco Packaging, Counce, TN and Jasper, FL--greenhouse and seed orchard management, and tree improvement testing program; Teaching Assistant, Silviculture, Forest Ecology, Soils, Field Dendrology, Intro measurements, Intro surveying; Assistant Director, Summer Program in Field Forestry, Wanakena, NY (summers) and Instructional Equipment, Faculty of Forestry, SUNY-ESF (academic year);  Library Assistant, F. Franklin Moon Library; grunt labor, primarily gabion construction, Tioga County Soil and Water Conservation District. I've also been a certified pesticide applicator in TN, FL and NY--but no longer have a need to apply restricted pesticides, so have opted not to renew.

Past Civic:   Secretary, Women of the University Community -- a network of ESF, SU, and UMU graduate students, faculty, staff members, trustees and retirees to help acclimate newcomers to university life and raise funds for scholarships;  Website manager, SUNY ESF-SAF Student Chapter; Editor, The Knothole, Syracuse, NY (then a weekly newspaper).  

Photos courtesy:  above,  Gil Wojciech, Polish Forest Research Institute, Bugwood.org, right, Roger Nissen, ESF.








SUNY College Environmental Science and Forestry 1 Forestry Dr Syracuse, NY 13210
Forest Ecology Lab:  B-9 Marshall Hall (M-W)
315-470-4868 forestecology@esf.edu

FNRM Equipment Room:  415 Bray Hall (Th-F)  315-470-4752 engelman@syr.edu
WiSE Professions Speakers or Take Our Kids to Work Day engelman@syr.edu