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CAHNRS Administration

Administrative Contacts

Name Title Phone
Powers, Wendy Cashup Davis Family Endowed Dean, CAHNRS
Johnson, Lisa Assistant to the Dean 509.335.3590
Gordillo, Luz María Assistant Dean of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence 509.335.4561
McCracken, Vicki Associate Dean & Director, Extension 509.335.0151
Hulbert, Scot Associate Dean & Director, ARC 509.335.4563
Deringer, Nancy Interim Associate Dean, Student Success and Academic Programs 509.335.4562
Gang, David Associate Director ARC 509.335.4563

Chairs & Directors


Name Title Phone
Khot, Lav Director, AgWeatherNet 509.786.9302
Murdoch, Gordon Chair, Animal Sciences 509.335.5523
Chi, Ting Chair, Apparel, Merchandising, Design & Textiles 509.335.8536
Lewis, Karen Director, Extension ANR Program Unit 509.754.2011
Garcia-Pérez, Manuel Chair, Biological Systems Engineering 509.335.7758
Schrand, Brandon Director, CAHNRS Communications 509.335.2843
Dolce, Nicholas Senior Director, CAHNRS Development 509.335.2243
Kruse, Esther Director, CAHNRS Finance 509.335.6885
Lucas, Kimi Director, CAHNRS Operations 509.335.9757
Gaffney, Mike Director, Extension Community and Economic Development 509.335.4611
Zhang, Qin Director, CPAAS 509.786.9360
Koenig, Rich Chair, Crop and Soil Sciences 509.335.9223
Kruger, Chad Director, CSANR 509.335.4605
Colombo, James Interim Director, Energy Program 360.956.2000
Lavine, Laura Chair, Entomology 509.335.0481
Gaffney, Mike Acting Director, Extension 509.335.4611
Ficklin, Stephen Interim Chair, Horticulture 509.335.4295
Handy, Debbie Interim Chair, Human Development 509.335.8478
Fortenbery, Randy Co-Director, IMPACT 509.335.7637
Gallardo, Karina Co-Director, IMPACT 253.445.4584
Lange, Mark Interim Director, Institute of Biological Chemistry 509.335.3794
Miles, Carol Interim Director, NWREC 360.848.6150
Murray, Tim Chair, Plant Pathology 509.335.7515
Rayapati, Naidu Director, Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center 509.786.9215
Murray, Todd Director, Puyallup REC 509.335.8744
McCluskey, Jill Director, School of Economic Sciences 509.335.2835
Beall King, Allyson Director, School of Environmental Sciences 509.335.3009
Lee, Soo Director, School of Food Science 509.335.9447
Jean Dodson Peterson Chair, Viticulture & Enology 509.372.7292
Kruger, Chad Director, Wenatchee Tree Fruit & Extension Center 509.293.8804
McElprang, Missy Interim Director, Extension Youth & Family Program Unit 509.355.7548


  • CAHNRS=College of Agricultural, Human, & Natural Resource Sciences
  • CPAAS= Center for Precision & Auto Agriculture Systems
  • CSANR=Center for Sustaining Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • AP=Academic Programs
  • ARC=Agricultural Research Center
  • Ext.=Extension
  • IAREC=Irrigated Agriculture Research & Extension Center
  • Y&F=Youth and Family Program Unit
  • CED=Community and Economic Development Program Unit
  • ANR=Agriculture and Natural Resources Program Unit