Allegheny County Staff Directory

Here you will find the educators and staff members that call Allegheny County their home base for Penn State Extension.
  • Brian Wolyniak, Ph.D.

    Brian Wolyniak, Ph.D.

    Urban Forester, Southwest Region

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    Urban Forester, Southwest Region

    Areas of Expertise

    Urban and community forestry Arboriculture Street and park tree inventories Human dimensions of natural resources Land use planning and policy Natural resources conservation and policy Green infrastructure and stormwater management

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  • Cynthia Javor

    Cynthia Javor

    Nutrition Links Supervisor, Nutrition Educator

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    Nutrition Links Supervisor, Nutrition Educator

    Areas of Expertise

    Food Safety Nutrition Health

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  • Cynthia Marie Stevans

    Cynthia Marie Stevans

    Nutrition Education Adviser,Food Families and Health

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    Nutrition Education Adviser,Food Families and Health

    Areas of Expertise

    Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

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  • Dawn Plummer

    Dawn Plummer

    Director, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council

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    Director, Pittsburgh Food Policy Council

    Areas of Expertise

    Policy Research and Advocacy Program Development and Multi-stakeholder network coordination Leadership Development and Community Organizing Poverty, hunger and human rights Food and farmer movements

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  • Dora Walmsley

    Dora Walmsley

    Outreach Coordinator/Program Assistant

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    Outreach Coordinator/Program Assistant

    Areas of Expertise

    Community planning and outreach Event planning & coordination Small Business Development Community gardening & youth programming

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  • Ellen Ahmad

    Ellen Ahmad

    Program Assistant: Master Gardener Program

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    Program Assistant: Master Gardener Program

    Areas of Expertise

    Master Gardener Program

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  • Heather E. Manzo

    Heather E. Manzo

    Extension Educator, Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development

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    Extension Educator, Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Community Economic Development

    Areas of Expertise

    Local Food System Development Value Chain Optimization Farmers Market Development Feasibility Studies Enterprise Budgeting Entrepreneurship Support Urban Agriculture Business and Marketing Plan Development Agricultural Marketing New Farmer Training LEED project management Organizational Sustainability

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  • Jennifer Donovan, NDTR

    Jennifer Donovan, NDTR

    Nutrition Education Adviser, Food Families and Health

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    Nutrition Education Adviser, Food Families and Health

    Areas of Expertise

    PA Nutrition Education TRACKS(SNAP-Ed)

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  • Maureen Hogan

    Maureen Hogan

    Assistant Director, Penn State Center Pittsburgh

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    Assistant Director, Penn State Center Pittsburgh

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  • Molly Bertsen

    Molly Bertsen

    Part-time Education Specialist

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    Part-time Education Specialist

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  • Nancy Knauss

    Nancy Knauss

    State Master Gardener Coordinator

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    State Master Gardener Coordinator

    Areas of Expertise

    Horticulture Master Gardener

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  • Renee Hayes

    Renee Hayes

    Nutrition Education Adviser Food Families and Health

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    Nutrition Education Adviser Food Families and Health

    Areas of Expertise

    Nutrition Links Expanded Food & Nutrition Program (EFNEP)

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  • Sandy Feather

    Sandy Feather

    Extension Educator, Green Industry

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    Extension Educator, Green Industry

    Areas of Expertise

    Integrated Pest Management Organic Land Care Arboriculture Ornamental Plant Identification & Usage Native Plants

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  • Susanne Warden

    Susanne Warden

    Office Manager

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    Office Manager

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  • Tawnesha Anderson

    Tawnesha Anderson

    Project Manager

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    Project Manager

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