Support Staff

Athens Campus

Mason Arbeiter Student Assistant; web support & communications
Sandra Begani UGA Trial Gardens Manager
Johannah Biang UGArden Farm Manager & PhD student (Dr. Thompson-CRSS, advisor)
Shane Breeden Viticulture & Grape Pathology Technician (Hort Viticulture & Dr. Brannen-PATH); PhD student-PATH
Matthew Dirr Horticulture Assistant
John W Doyle Pre-Harvest Fruit Physiology Research Specialist (Dr. Malladi)
Matt Housley CEA Research Specialist & MS Student (Dr. Ferrarezi); CEA horticulture
TC Jayalath CEA Research Specialist & PhD student (Dr. van Iersel); CEA horticluture & lighting
April McCoy UGArden Assistant Farm Manager
Ryan McNeill Research Station Superintendent & PhD Candidate (Dr. Ruter, advisor)
Josh Rubin Administrative Specialist

Griffin Campus

Robert E Beck Research Professional
Allen W. Byous Research Professional I
Ellis L. Moncrief Agricultural Research Coordinator I
Sarah Sawyer Program Specialist II

Tifton Campus

Jesus Bautista Research Technician II
Stephanie E Botton Research Technician & PBGG-MS student (Dr. Ozias-Akins, advisor), peanut breeding
Melissa Brannon Research Technician III
Ye Chu Research Professional IV
Lesa Cox Administrative Associate I
Jodi D Figgatt Administrative Associate I
Mike H. Hudson Agricultural Research Assistant III
Hua Kang Research Professional II
Camille McAvoy Horticultural Scientist (Dr. Deltsidis); post-harvest physiology, vidalia onion
Gregory Thomas Agricultural Research Assistant II
Chad Walker Research Technician III