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International Institute of Tropical Forestry - All Employees

Last updated 13 December, 2019. Please note that due to construction many employees are in temporary work spaces so email is the prefered form of contact at the moment.

Name Title Phone Email Location
Alvarez-Berrios, Nora [External Site: Opens in New Window] USDA Caribbean Climate Hub Fellow 787-764-7767 nora.l.alvarez-berrios@usda.gov San Juan
Arendt, Wayne* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Wildlife Biologist 978-482-5136 wayne.arendt@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Avila, Rosa [External Site: Opens in New Window] Budget Officer 787-764-7275 rosa.avila@usda.gov San Juan
Avilés-Vazquez, Ixia Biological Scientist / SRS 787-764-7817 ixia.i.aviles-vazquez@usda.gov San Juan
Baltar, José CIO IT Support Specialist 787-764-7052 jose.baltar@usda.gov San Juan
Bauer, Gerald [External Site: Opens in New Window] International Cooperation Program Manager 787-764-7706 / 787-399-4096 gerald.bauer@usda.gov San Juan
Berberich, Megan TRACE Project Manager 787-764-7955 Megan.Berberich@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Carlin, Kevin Forest Health Specialist 787-764-7755 kevin.carlin@usda.gov San Juan
Castro, Jessica Technical Assistant Caribbean Climate Hub 787-764-3001 jessica.h.castro@usda.gov San Juan
Cortes, Yanira IC Support Services Specialist 787-764-7324 yanira.l.cortes-escute@usda.gov San Juan
Cortes, Yanira IC Support Services Specialist 787-764-7324 yanira.l.cortes-escute@usda.gov San Juan
Davila, Amelia [External Site: Opens in New Window] Contracting Specialist 787-764-7280 amelia.davila@usda.gov San Juan
Di­az, Blanca [External Site: Opens in New Window] CIO Customer Relations Specialist 787-764-7070 blanca.diaz@usda.gov San Juan
Díaz-Soltero, Hilda Caribbean Advisor to the APHIS Administrator 787-764-7705 hilda.diaz-soltero@aphis.usda.gov San Juan
Estrada, Carlos [External Site: Opens in New Window] Hydrologic Technician 787-764-7948 carlos.estrada@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Figueroa, Magaly [External Site: Opens in New Window] State and Private Forestry Program Manager 787-764-7718 magaly.figueroa@usda.gov San Juan
Garay Cruz, Aramis Training Specialist - State and Private Forestry N/A Aramis.GarayCruz@usda.gov San Juan
González, Grizelle* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Project Leader Research Ecologist 787-764-7800 / 7970 grizelle.gonzalez@usda.gov San Juan
González, José CIO IT Project Manager 787-764-7053 jose.gonzalez2@usda.gov San Juan
Gould, William [External Site: Opens in New Window]* Research Ecologist 787-764-7790 william.a.gould@usda.gov San Juan
Grullon Penkova, Iana TRACE Project Coordinator 787-398-4997 Iana.GrullonPenkova@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Heartsill Scalley, Tamara* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Ecologist 787-764-7769 / 787-889-7477 tamara.heartsill@usda.gov San Juan
Helmer, Eileen* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Ecologist 970-498-2644 / 970-498-1212 fax eileen.helmer@usda.gov Ft Collins, CO
Herrera, Miriam Salgado [External Site: Opens in New Window] Operations Assistant 787-899-3535 miriam.salgado@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Holupchinski, Eva Contractor - Caribbean Climate Hub Coordinator 787-764-7172 eva.holupchinski@usda.gov San Juan
Ittayem, Maysaa [External Site: Opens in New Window] Chemist 787-764-7205 maysaa.ittayem@usda.gov San Juan
Keller, Michael* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Physical Scientist  818-354-8282 michael.m.keller@usda.gov Pasadena, CA
Lopez, Edwin [External Site: Opens in New Window] Chemist 787-764-7207 edwin.lopez2@usda.gov San Juan
Lugo, Ariel* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Ecologist Director 787-764-7743 / 7745 ariel.lugo@usda.gov San Juan
Marcano, Humfredo [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Biologist / SRS 787-764-7265 humfredo.marcano@usda.gov San Juan
Marrero, Maria [External Site: Opens in New Window] Chemist 787-764-7211 maria.marrero@usda.gov San Juan
McGinley, Kathleen* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Social Scientist 919-600-3108 kathleen.mcginley@usda.gov St. Croix, USVI
Medina, Ernesto Adjunct Scientist 787-764-7213 Contact Ernesto Medina San Juan
Mojica, Aixa [External Site: Opens in New Window] S&PF Program Support Assistant 787-764-7725 aixa.mojica@usda.gov San Juan
Morales, Jorge [External Site: Opens in New Window] Technical Information Specialist 787-764-7246 jorge.morales@usda.gov San Juan
Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Social Scientist 787-764-7097 / 928-600-1613 tisha.a.munoz-erickson@usda.gov Flagstaff, AZ
Murry, Brent Science Coordinator / FWS 787-764-7738 brent_murry@fws.gov San Juan
Olivencia, Joel [External Site: Opens in New Window] Electronic Technician 787-764-7219 joel.olivencia@usda.gov San Juan
Ortiz, Carmelo Law Enforcement Officer 787-764-7973 carmelo.ortiz@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Ortiz, Luiz Biological Scientist / SRS 787-764-7141 luiz.ortiz-lopez@usda.gov San Juan
Ospina, Claudia Marcela Volunteer 787-764-3015 claudia.ospinasanchez@usda.gov San Juan
Pabon, Carolyn [External Site: Opens in New Window] General Engineer 787-764-7316 carolyn.pabon@usda.gov San Juan
Padilla, Yolanda [External Site: Opens in New Window] Purchasing Agent 787-764-7281 yolanda.padilla@usda.gov San Juan
Pagán, Evelyn [External Site: Opens in New Window] Library Technician 787-764-7250 evelyn.pagan@usda.gov San Juan
Plaud, Carmen Support Service Specialist 787-766-5335 carmen.m.plaud@usda.gov San Juan
Potts, Gary [External Site: Opens in New Window] FS Contractor - Web Content Manager 787-764-7149 gary.potts@usda.gov San Juan
Prado, Shirley Executive Assistant 787-766-7743 shirley.pradosanabria@usda.gov San Juan
Quinones, Maya [External Site: Opens in New Window] Natural Resources Specialist 787-764-7711 maya.quinones@usda.gov San Juan
Ramos, Olga [External Site: Opens in New Window] GIS Analyst 787-764-7171 olga.ramos@usda.gov San Juan
Raya-Dávila, Joel Human Resources Assistant 787-764-7309 joel.raya-davila@usda.gov San Juan
Rivera, Janet [External Site: Opens in New Window] Grants Management Specialist 787-764-7296 janet.rivera@usda.gov San Juan
Rivera-Costa, Maria [External Site: Opens in New Window] General Biologist Specialist 787-764-7234 maria.rivera@usda.gov San Juan
Robles, Humberto [External Site: Opens in New Window] Biological Science Technician 787-764-7946 humberto.robles@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Rodríguez, Carlos Ecologist/Safety Officer 787-764-7181 carlos.rodriguez4@usda.gov San Juan
Ruiz, Marizol Public Affairs Specialist N/A N/A San Juan
Sánchez, Lia [External Site: Opens in New Window] Office Automation Assistant 787-764-7745 lia.sanchez@usda.gov San Juan
Santiago, Edgar [External Site: Opens in New Window] Human Resources Assistant 787-764-7308 edgar.santiago@usda.gov San Juan
Santiago, Maribelis [External Site: Opens in New Window] Chemist 787-764-7238 maribelis.santiago@usda.gov San Juan
Soto, Sandra Contractor - Caribbean Climate Hub 787-764-7102 sandra.soto-bayo@usda.gov San Juan
Soto, Yaneris Media Specialist 787-764-7742 Yaneris.SotoMuniz@usda.gov San Juan
Torres Diaz, Jamarys R&D Administrative Support Assistant 787-764-7137 Jamarys.Torres-Diaz@usda.gov San Juan
Torrens, Carlos [External Site: Opens in New Window] Biological Science Technician 787-764-7990 carlos.torrens@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Torres, Felix Administrative Officer 787-764-7748 felix.torres@usda.gov San Juan
Valcarcel, Edgardo [External Site: Opens in New Window] Biological Science Technician 787-764-3013 edgardo.valcarcelortiz@usda.gov San Juan
Vicens, Ivan [External Site: Opens in New Window] Forestry Technician 787-764-7189 ivan.vicens@usda.gov San Juan
Vidro, Warimar Property Technician 787-764-7811 warimar.vidrorodriguez@usda.gov San Juan
Wood, Tana* [External Site: Opens in New Window] Research Ecologist 787-764-7935 / 434-242-0881 tana.e.wood@usda.gov Sabana Field Research Station
Zavala, Sylvia Volunteer Librarian 787-764-7859 sylvia.zavala@usda.gov San Juan

Person located at the International Institute of Tropical Forestry in San Juan, Puerto Rico, unless stated.

* Signifies Institute Scientist and Researcher. Bold represents supervisory position

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