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NIFA Reviewer Assignments for AREERA Reports

NIFA’s National Program Leaders are 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 in NRS by eligible institutions receiving federal funding from the following capacity grant programs:

North Central

StateNational Program Leader
IllinoisKaushlendra Tingi
IndianaErica Kistner-Thomas
IowaVance Owens
KansasAngelica Van Goor
MichiganSteve Smith
MinnesotaJessica Shade
MissouriKeith Harris & Amber Campbell
NebraskaAnnie Ceccarini
North DakotaAdam Wilke
OhioVijay Nandula
South DakotaVicki Finkenstadt
WisconsinRay Ali
 

Northeast

StateNational Program Leader
ConnecticutBrenda Martin
DelawareToby Ahrens & Kristopher Grimes
District of ColumbiaPascale Jean & Junia Jean-Gilles Beaubrun
MaineTom Bewick
MarylandMichelle Colby
MassachusettsJeff Sallee
New HampshireCharlotte Tuttle
New Jersey (Rutgers)Hongda Chen
New York (Cornell)Solomon Haile
PennsylvaniaAmer Fayad
Rhode IslandRizana Mahroof
VermontMallory Koenings & Chris Green
West VirginiaChristian Tobias

South

StateNational Program Leader
AlabamaKelly Garbach & Erin Riley
ArkansasMaurice Smith
FloridaRachel Seman-Varner
GeorgiaJohn Erickson
KentuckyTim Sullivan
LouisianaSarah Rocker
MississippiBob Smith
North CarolinaChris Philips
OklahomaMichelle Schelske-Santos
Puerto RicoIrma Lawrence
South CarolinaCarinthia Cherry
TennesseeDiomides "Diomy" Zamora
TexasDavid Songstad & Janyce Woodard
U.S. Virgin IslandsBisoondat "Mac" Macoon
VirginiaDenis Ebodaghe
 

West

StateNational Program Leader
AlaskaEdwin Lewis
American SamoaHelen Chipman
ArizonaCarlos Ortiz
CaliforniaSteve Thomson
ColoradoKamilah Grant
GuamKathe Bjork
HawaiiJodi Williams
IdahoEmmanuel Byamukama
MicronesiaSandeep Kumar
MontanaLydia Kaume
NevadaJim Dobrowolski
New MexicoAshley Mueller
Northern Mariana IslandsKellyann Jones-Jamtgaard
OregonDaniel Cassidy
UtahAmy Ganguli
WashingtonBonita Williams
WyomingBill Goldner

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