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State 4-H Staff

Staff Supporting the NYS 4-H Program

Please note that our office is undergoing several transitions currently.  Below is a list of staff that support the NYS 4-H Office along with a brief list of titles, responsibilities and FTE as appropriate to help you reach the right person.  If you have questions about who to contact, please call our general number: 607-255-0896.


Andy Turner


NYS State 4-H Program Leader 

 Alexa Maille

State 4-H STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Program Specialist (100%)


Nigel Gannon


State 4-H Healthy Living Program Specialist (100%)


Adam Davis

State 4-H Enrollment Coordinator and Club Management Specialist (100%)

Deb Mann             


State 4-H Office Communications Manager


Jamila Simon

State 4-H Civic Engagement Program Specialist (100%), 



John Bowe  


Shooting Sports Coordinator


​Tom Davis


NYS 4-H State Fair Program Coordinator

Dan Carusone

State 4-H STARR


Shawn Tiede

State 4-H Camp Coordinator (20%)


Chip Malone

State 4-H Program Specialist - Energy & Geospatial Science Education (60%)


Tom Dumas

State Fair 4-H Program Coordinator


Pam Castro

State Fair 4-H Evaluation Coordinator


Stephanie Graf

State 4-H Military Liaison



Elizabeth Searle


NYS 4-H Foundation, Director of Development


Rachel Williams


Association Resource Educator

Roger Ort

Robotics ​Association Program Educator II


Angela Northern


​Association Issue Leader
​Dana Palmer

​4-H Animal Science