As an organizational support unit of the Office of the Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resouces, we partner with the faculty and staff to meet wide-ranging communication needs. Our aim is to utilize organizational information in multiple formats, venues, and media. These include: marketing, promotion, and recruitment materials; website development; legislative and advocacy efforts; Executive Dean's office communications (speeches and presentations); departmental identity, awareness, and branding; reports (annual reports, monthly and topic/audience-specific); internal communications (dean's monthly message, email broadcasts); event planning; public and media relations; publication development (fact sheets, newsletters, curricula, reports, etc.).
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Mike is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Office of Communications and Marketing. He ensures that organizational communication needs are met and new communication tools are developed, implemented, evaluated, and reengineered as necessary to meet our clientele's needs. As part of the Executive Dean's office, Mike works with university units, the school, and the experiment station to ensure greater organizational coordination, consistency, and clarity of all communication.
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Gary manages the computer hardware and software infrastructure of the Office of Communications and Marketing. Gary oversees the operation and maintenance of the webserver cluster that supports all websites hosted by the office. Gary is the point of contact for clientele looking to develop new websites. Hwe handles all poster printing requests, special projects, and assists in the management of the Office of Communications and Marketing in the areas of operations and personnel.
Jeff is a video producer for the Office of Communications and Marketing, creating content in the areas of SEBS and NJAES events, grant funded research, distance learning, and SEBS course promotion. Jeff pulls from an extensive working background as a field producer, cinematographer, and editor in the areas of positive youth development, nutrition, agriculture, and public health. He is also the point of contact for clientele looking to acquire video production services.
Senior Graphic Designer
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Lori has experience in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. She is the head graphic designer for all Office of Communications and Marketing publications, print materials, templates, and other graphic outputs. Lori ensures that all publications projects adhere to Rutgers University visual identity standards. She also provides graphic design support for web services as required.
Agricultural Communications Editor
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Cindy provides writing and editorial support for the SEBS and NJAES Newsroom, web spotlights, annual reports and monthly State Board of Agriculture reports, with focus on Rutgers Cooperative Extension content. As the communications editor for the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, she publishes the What's in Season from the Garden State newsletter highlighting New Jersey agriculture, and is the contact for the Rediscover the Jersey Tomato project. She develops the layout for NJAES fact sheets and bulletins and serves as the recording secretary of the NJAES Board of Managers.
Editorial and Media Relations Specialist
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Jennifer is responsible for the creation of content for the SEBS and NJAES Newsroom, as well as content creation, implementation, and evaluation for the SEBS and NJAES digital and social media accounts. Jennifer creates, implements, and distributes the Office of Communication and Marketing newsletters and supports office personnel with the development of content for the SEBS alumni and development magazine Explorations (2 editions per year) and the NJAES Annual Report.
Executive Communications Specialist
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Paula Walcott-Quintin is responsible for internal and external communications related to the Office of the Executive Dean, including speeches and presentations as well as provides content, input, and feedback on major Office of Communications and Marketing publications, including annual reports. She also provides writing and editorial support for web spotlights and the SEBS and NJAES Newsroom.
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Bonnie is responsible for core school and experiment station website development and maintenance; Dreamweaver template development and support; and Wordpress support.
Web & Database Designer/Developer
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Phil is responsible for development, maintenance, and support of core school and experiment station websites, web applications, databases, and Dreamweaver templates. He is the main contact for the school and experiment station online calendars and website accessibility.