May 2022 CALS New Hires

Jesse Cote, Migrant Education NEK Regional Coordinator (St. Johnsbury)

An image of Jesse Cote standing outside on a sunny day, in front of a barn.Jesse Cote has a background in mental health services and supporting young people in developing behavior goals. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Ecuador, offering supportive opportunities to build life and career skills, such as leadership camps, English language courses and more. Continue reading “May 2022 CALS New Hires”

March 2022 New Hires

Eric Hatungimana, Postdoctoral Associate, Animal and Veterinary Sciences (ASCI)

A photo of Eric Hatungimana standing outside near the ocean on a sunny day.Dr. Eric Hatungimana is a postdoctoral associate and will be working on sustainable intensification of forage-based dairy farms through improved forages and feeding, under the supervision of ASCI Associate Professor Sabrina Greenwood. His research project aims at managing forages to maximize economic and environmental gains as well as agronomic productivity of dairy farms in the northeast U.S. Continue reading “March 2022 New Hires”

February 2022 New Hires

Vander Gac, Northeast SARE Communications Professional

Photo of Vander GacVander Gac (they/them) joined UVM in February as a communications professional for Northeast SARE. Gac’s role includes writing and producing content to share the stories of Northeast SARE with potential applicants, grantees, supporters, partners, and the farming public. They live in Bethel, VT with their spouse and a growing menagerie of pets. Continue reading “February 2022 New Hires”

January 2022 New Hires

Lisa Flinn, Extension Administrative Assistant, Operations and Staff Support

Lisa FlinnLisa Flinn is an administrative assistant at the St. Johnsbury Extension office, and brings 20 years of experience in the administrative assistant field. Prior to joining Extension, Flinn held positions as an administrative assistant with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont for 20 years, Northern Power Systems for four years, Central Vermont Medical Center for five years and Littleton Regional Health Care for three years. Continue reading “January 2022 New Hires”