School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science

Staff Listing

Jim Desrochers

Jim Desrochers

  • Director of Advancement
Marjorie Banovetz

Marjorie Banovetz

  • Administrative Aide, SFRES
Trish Burton

Trish Burton

  • Secretary 4, SFRES
Jennifer Eikenberry

Jennifer Eikenberry

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Stable isotopes
  • Forest ecology
  • Mass spectrometry
Joe Eskola

Joe Eskola

  • Research Associate, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection
  • Quality control
John Forsman

John Forsman

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood composites
Erin Froese
"Every single national park had some component of private philanthropy."
—Douglas Tompkins

Erin Froese

  • Director of Philanthropy
  • Alumni & Employer Engagement

Areas of interest

Alumni and Donor Engagement

Employer-student relations

Natural Resource Career Fair

 

 

Kallan Green

Kallan Green

  • Operations Manager, Ford Center
Kathryn Hofmeister

Kathryn Hofmeister

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Watershed hydrology and biogeochemistry
  • Forest and wetland hydrology
  • Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
  • Science outreach and communication
Jerry Jondreau
"The plants and animals are our original teachers. We need more students in their classrooms."
—Jerry Jondreau

Jerry Jondreau

  • Director of Recruiting, SFRES
  • Prospective students, youth outreach

Areas of interest

Ojibwe language, culture, knowledge, and perspectives

Linkages between human and environmental health

Diversity and inclusivity within the natural resource profession

Environmental justice and policy

Cindy Kela

Cindy Kela

  • Custodian
Erik Keranen

Erik Keranen

  • Assistant Research Scientist, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection
  • Wood composites
  • Physical and mechanical properties testing of wood and wood composites
  • Field-testing of wood products for decay and insect resistance
Glenn Larkin

Glenn Larkin

  • Senior Research Scientist I, SFRES

Areas of Expertise

  • Wood protection and composites
  • Forest natural products
Andrea Longhini

Andrea Longhini

  • Administrative Assoc., SFRES
Duane Puuri

Duane Puuri

  • Building Mechanic II
Jennifer Sanders

Jennifer Sanders

  • Biotech and Genomics Lab Manager, SFRES
Joseph Shannon

Joseph Shannon

  • Research Scientist, SFRES
Ramesh Thakur

Ramesh Thakur

  • Research Scientist II, SFRES

Specialties

  • Forest tree improvement and genetic resources
  • Plant biotechnology and tissue culturing
  • Air pollution and climate change
Phyllis Williamson

Phyllis Williamson

  • Administrator of Services, SFRES