Federal Contacts

Host University
Logo Technical Representative Administrative Representative
University of Minnesota logo Dr. Michael A. Kilgore
Department Head, Professor, and CESU Coordinator
Great Lakes-Northern Forest CESU
College of Food, Agriculture and Natural Resource Sciences
Department of Forest Resources
University of Minnesota
115 Green Hall
1530 Cleveland Avenue North
St. Paul, MN 55108

Ben Findlay
CESU Coordinator
Great Lakes-Northern Forest CESU 
Department of Forest Resources
University of Minnesota
Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units National Network
 CESU logo

Dr. Tom Fish
National Coordinator,  CESU Network
1849 C Street NW, #2723
Washington, DC 20240
Phone:  (202) 208-5972
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GLNFCESU Federal Partner Representatives

Army Corps of Engineers
US Army Corps of Engineers logo
Dr. Alfred F. Cofrancesco
Technical Director
Environmental Laboratory Waterways Experiment Station
3909 Halls Ferry Road
Vicksburg, MS  39180-6199
Phone:  (601) 634-3182
Fax:  (601) 634-3664


Sherry Whitaker
CESU Grants Officer
Technical Representative
U.S. Army Engineer Research & Development Center
3909 Halls Ferry Road Vicksburg, MS 39180

Chelsea Whitten
Lead Contract Specialist

Bureau of Land Management
Burean of Land Management logo Mara Alexander, Ph.D.
Science Program Lead
National Conservation Lands
Bureau of Land Management
20 M Street SE Washington, DC 20003
desk: 202-912-7096
cell: 202-738-2522
Maria Gochis
Grants Management Officer
Department of Defense-Installations and Environment
Department of Defense logo Alan B. Anderson
Technical Director for Environmental Quality
U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC)
Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL)
2902 Newmark Drive
Champaign, IL 61822-1076
Office: 217-373-7233
DSN: 312-643-7233
Cell: 217-377-4212
Fax: 217-373-7227
Email: alan.b.anderson@usace.army.mil
National Park Service
National Park Service logo Erin Williams
Great Lakes/Northern Forest CESU Coordinator
National Park Service
University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
115 Green Hall
1530 Cleveland Avenue North
St. Paul, MN  55108
Phone: 612.624.7286
Email: erin_williams@nps.gov

Noël Ann Miller
Grants Management Lead

Natural Resources Conservation Service
N R C S  Doris Washington 
National Coordinator,
Cooperative Ecosystems Study Units (CESU) & Center of Excellence (COE)
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
101 East Capitol Avenue, Suite B-100
Little Rock, AR 72201-3811
Phone: (501) 210-8910
Fax: (501) 210-8935
Noller Herbert
Director, Conservation Engineering Division
P O Box 2890, Room 6227, South
Washington, DC 20013
Phone: (202) 720-2520
Fax: (202) 720-4839
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Fish and Wildlife Service logo Craig A. Czarnecki
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
East Lansing Field Office
Suite 101
2651 Coolidge Road
East Lansing, MI 48823
fax: 517.351.1443

Daniel D. Lovdahl
Grants Management Specialist
Region 3 CGS Division

U.S. Geological Survey
US Geological Survey logo Mark Wiltermuth
Chief, Ecological Sciences Branch
USGS-Upper Midwest Environmental Science Center
2630 Fanta Reed Road
LaCrosse, WI 54603
fax: 608.783.8058
Faith Graves
CESU Contract Specialist
USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station
USDA Forest Service logo Elizabeth B. Larry
Assistant Director for Research 
Northern Research Station
USDA Forest Service
5523 Research Park Drive, Ste. 350
Baltimore, MD 21228 
Jerry Elian 
Grants Management Specialist
Northern Research Station
USDA Forest Service
1992 Folwell Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Bureau of Indian Affairs
Image result for bia logo Rachael Novak 
Climate Science Coordinator 
1849 C St. NW, MIB 4633
Washington, DC 20240