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FY 2022 Reviewer Assignments for AREERA reports

NIFA’s National Program Leaders are each assigned a state to review their AREERA Plans of Work and Annual Reports of Accomplishments.

These reports are mandated by the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act (AREERA) of 1998. The Plan of Work and Annual Report of Accomplishments must be completed by eligible institutions receiving federal funding from the following capacity grant programs:

North Central

State National Program Leader
Illinois Lisa Jahns
Indiana Erica Kistner-Thomas
Iowa Vance Owens
Kansas Angelica Van Goor
Michigan Steve Smith
Minnesota Jessica Shade
Missouri Keith Harris
Nebraska Kari Perez
North Dakota Adam Wilke
Ohio Vijay Nandula
South Dakota Vicki Finkenstadt
Wisconsin Ray Ali
 

Northeast

State National Program Leader
Connecticut Brenda Martin
Delaware Toby Ahrens
District of Columbia Mark Carter
Maine Tom Bewick
Maryland Michelle Colby
Massachusetts Jeff Sallee
New Hampshire Charlotte Tuttle
New Jersey (Rutgers) Hongda Chen
New York (Cornell) Solomon Haile
Pennsylvania Amer Fayad
Rhode Island Rizana Mahroof
Vermont Mallory Koenings
West Virginia Christian Tobias

South

State National Program Leader
Alabama Ann Stapleton
Arkansas Maurice Smith
Florida Michelle Samuel-Foo
Georgia John Erickson
Kentucky Tim Sullivan
Louisiana Sarah Rocker
Mississippi Bob Smith
North Carolina Chris Philips
Oklahoma Michelle Schelske-Santos
Puerto Rico Irma Lawrence
South Carolina Manoharan Muthusamy
Tennessee Daniel Cassidy
Texas David Songstad
U.S. Virgin Islands Bisoondat "Mac" Macoon
Virginia Denis Ebodaghe
 

West

State National Program Leader
Alaska Erin Riley
American Samoa Helen Chipman
Arizona Carlos Ortiz
California Steve Thomson
Colorado Kamilah Grant
Guam Kathe Bjork
Hawaii Jodi Williams
Idaho Emmanuel Byamukama
Micronesia Sandeep Kumar
Montana Lydia Kaume
Nevada Jim Dobrowolski
New Mexico Ashley Mueller
Northern Mariana Islands Frank Siewerdt
Oregon Diomedes "Diomy" Zamora
Utah Amy Ganguli
Washington Bonita Williams
Wyoming Annie Ceccarini
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