background is in forestry, particularly tree improvement and
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.
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