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The Great Lakes Science Center focuses on science in the Laurentian Basin with work being conducted at six field stations, a vessel base, and our headquarters in Ann Arbor Michigan. Click Locations for information on each station. Our Employee Directory is provided below.


Employee Directory

Job Title Name Email Phone
Fisheries Biologist Amanda S Ackiss, PhD 734-994-3331
Administrative Operations Assistant Robert J Adams 219-926-8336
Ext: 419
Fish Biologist Jean V Adams, PhD 715-216-8014
Fisheries Technician Shana Z Altus 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Matthew J Angelosanto -- --
Biological Technician Katie V Anweiler -- --
Biological Technician Anthony J Arnold -- --
Administrative Operations Assistant Rhonda G Aton 734-214-7205
Biological Technician Franklin A Bajenske 989-734-4768
Administration Assistant Steven A Barnes 734-994-3331
Facilities Manager Chad J Barrett 734-214-7248
Biological Science Technician Max M Becker 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Benjamin C Beckman -- --
Technical Information Specialist Tara M Bell 734-214-7210
Biological Science Technician Lynn M Benes 734-214-7298
IT Specialist Daniel N Benes 734-214-7226
Spatial Ecologist David H Bennion 734-214-7262
Biological Technician Edward J Benzer 989-734-4768
Ship Operator Joseph A Bergan 231-627-4571
Biologist Wesley A Bickford, PhD 734-214-7291
Biologist Thomas Binder 989-734-4768
Ext: 129
Biological Science Technician Glen Black 734-214-7217
Biological Technician Savannah N Blower -- --
Biological Technician Anne E Bonds -- --
Biological Technician Jozalynn M Boucher -- --
Administrative Operations Assistant Theresa M Bower 315-343-3951
Biological Science Technician Dustin A Bowser 734-214-7284
Marine Maintenance Repairer James C Boyd 419-616-0060
Ecologist Alexandra ("Sasha") A Bozimowski 734-214-9391
Fisheries Biologist Cory O Brant, PhD 734-214-7214
Marine Maintenance Repairer Brad W Briggs 231-627-4571
Biological Technician Ashley I Broussard -- --
Biological Technician Taylor A Brown -- --
Biological Science Technician Tyler M Bruning 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Tyler J Buchinger 734-994-3331
Biological Science Technician Brad A Buechel 989-734-4768
Marine Machinery Repairer Kristopher J Bunce -- --
Research Fisheries Biologist David B Bunnell, PhD 734-214-9324
Research Microbiologist Muruleedhara N Byappanahalli, PhD 219-926-8336
Biological Technician Allie R Carlile -- --
Biological Science Technician Marc A Chalupnicki 607-753-9391
Research Vessel Crewman Tyler L Chapman 734-994-3331
NAGT/USGS Cooperative Summer Field Training Program (Interdisciplinary) - Ecologist Ian J Chapman 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Richard A Chiavelli -- --
Ext: 7529
Biological Science Technician Margret A Chriscinske 734-214-9323
Biological Technician Steven M Ciaramella 734-994-3331
Biological Science Technician David M Coburn 989-734-4768
Safety & Occupational Health Specialist Jaquelyn Craig 734-214-7252
Librarian (Data Scientist) Sofia A Dabrowski 734-214-7213
Biological Technician Kaitlyn M Dawson 989-734-4768
Biologist Joseph B Deas 219-926-8336
Ecologist Robin L DeBruyne, PhD 734-214-7228
Maintenance Mechanic Nathaniel J Devore 219-926-8336
Biological Science Technician Patricia M Dieter 734-214-7220
Research Ecologist Dawn E Dittman, PhD 607-753-9391
Fisheries Biologist Mark R DuFour, PhD 419-616-0060
Ext: 224
Biological Science Technician Scott C Dwyer 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Shelby L Eagan 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Lauren A Eaton -- --
Biological Technician Emily A Eberly -- --
Biological Technician Lindsie A Egedy -- --
Research Fisheries Biologist Peter C Esselman, PhD 734-214-7267
Research Ecologist Mary Anne Evans, PhD 734-214-7221
Biological Science Technician Lori M Evrard 715-682-6163
Biological Science Technician Steve A Farha 734-994-3331
Administrative Officer Shonnie A Fearon 614-562-1997
Biological Science Technician Tyler R Funnell 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Priya R Gahir 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Raj K Gautam -- --
Contractor - Computer Scientist Joseph K Geisz -- --
Utility Systems Operator Thad Gibson 734-214-7244
Biological Technician Madeleine M Giordano 734-994-3331
Research Fisheries Biologist Owen T Gorman, PhD 715-682-6511
First Mate Lyle T Grivicich 231-627-4571
Branch Chief, Research Ecologist Ralph Grundel, PhD 219-926-8336
Biological Technician Karissa A Hannahs -- --
Biological Science Technician Sean G Harris 419-616-0060
Fisheries Biologist Todd A Hayden 989-734-4768
Ext: 130
Biological Technician Aaron C Heisey -- --
Fisheries Biologist Corbin D Hilling, PhD 419-616-0060
Research Fisheries Biologist Christopher M Holbrook, PhD 989-734-4768
Ext: 0124
Communications Officer Lauren A Holbrook 989-734-4768
Research Fisheries Biologist Darryl W Hondorp 734-214-7241
Fisheries Biologist Andrew E Honsey, PhD 989-734-8336
Information Technology Technician Franklin A Hopkins -- --
Biological Technician Nathan M Hudak -- --
Scientist Emeritus Patrick L Hudson, PhD 734-214-7219
Biological Technician Joshua T Hug -- --
Ecologist Lindsay E Hunt 219-926-8336
Biological Science Technician Braden A Idalski 989-734-4768
Biological Science Technician Stacey A Ireland 734-214-7261
Biological Technician Janiece M Jefferson 219-926-8336
Research Ecologist Nicholas S Johnson, PhD 989-734-4768
Scientist Emeritus James H Johnson, PhD 607-753-9391
Administrative Operations Assistant Alex Kaczynski 607-753-9391
Ext: 35
Biologist Yu-Chun Kao, PhD 734-214-7293
Biological Technician Manao T Kato -- --
Aquatic Research Laboratory Manager Kevin M Keeler 734-214-7204
Supervisory Fisheries Biologist Gregory W Kennedy 734-214-7215
Biological Science Technician Kevin R Keretz 419-616-0060
Ext: 219
Biological Technician Breanna R Kern -- --
Biological Technician Darren S Kirkendall -- --
Biological Technician Branden E Kohler 419-616-0060
Administrative Operations Assistant Leah Kolb 419-616-0060
Ext: 210
Research Ecologist Kurt P Kowalski, PhD 734-214-9308
Biological Technician Jeremy W Kraus -- --
Supervisory Research Fisheries Biologist Richard T Kraus, PhD 419-616-0060
Ext: 213
Supervisory Research Fisheries Biologist Brian F Lantry, PhD 315-343-3951
Ext: 18
Facilities Manager Eric R Larson 989-734-4768
Ext: 119
Biological Technician Samantha A Lasalle -- --
Biological Technician Lucas A Le Tarte -- --
Biological Science Technician Benjamin S Leonhardt 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Jared A Lesniewicz 419-616-0060
Biological Technician Megan E Lewan 734-994-3331
Ship Operator Terry Lewchanin 315-343-3951
Biologist Michael R Lowe, PhD 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Heather G Luken 419-625-1976
Biological Technician Joshua F Lyons 715-682-6163
Biological Technician Gregg E Mackey -- --
Ext: 7535
Research Fisheries Biologist Charles P Madenjian, PhD 734-214-7259
Biological Technician Nell R McGuan -- --
Research Ecologist James E McKenna, Jr., PhD 607-753-9391
Communications Associate Andrea L Miehls, PhD 989-734-4768
Ext: 135
Research Fisheries Biologist Scott M Miehls, PhD 989-734-4768
Ext: 118
Biological Technician Jared M Militello -- --
Biologist Joshua J Miller 734-214-7274
Biological Science Technician Scott P Minihkeim 315-343-3951
Ext: 6513
Biological Technician Jacob P Moore -- --
Computer Scientist Shadi Moradi -- --
Data Steward Nancy A Nate 989-734-4768
IT Specialist Scott R Nelson 734-214-7243
Bureau Approving Official, Biologist Meredith B. Nevers 219-286-4646
Branch Chief, Supervisory Fishery Biologist Kurt R Newman, PhD 734-214-7257
Biological Technician Matthew T Nguyen -- --
Biological Technician Keegan D Nichols 219-926-8336
Ecologist Johanna M Nifosi 219-926-8336
Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant) Zachary M Nordstrom 989-734-4768
Supervisory Fisheries Biologist Timothy P O'Brien 734-214-7266
Biologist Brian P O'Malley, PhD 315-343-3951
Biological Science Technician Richard C Oldham 419-616-0060
Ext: 226
Biological Technician Ellie R Olds -- --
Biological Technician Jessica C Oswald -- --
Biological Technician Evelyn P Pantelopoulos 419-616-0060
Ship Operator Shawn E Parsons 231-627-4571
Research Ecologist Noel B Pavlovic, PhD 219-926-8336
Ecologist Samuel D Pecoraro 219-926-8336
Ext: 430
Administrative Assistant Saul L Perez 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Joshua W Perry -- --
First Mate Keith F Peterson 715-682-6163
Ext: 20
Biological Science Technician Sydney B Phillips 715-682-6163
Biological Science Technician Kristy R Phillips 734-214-7282
Biological Science Technician (Field Assistant) Martin R Proulx 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Stacy A Provo -- --
Ecologist Katarzyna Przybyla-Kelly 219-926-8336
Ext: 423
Web Manager Richard Quintal 734-214-9319
Scientist Emeritus Dora R Reader 734-214-7256
Biological Technician Renee E Renauer -- --
Research Ecologist James J Roberts, PhD 419-616-0060
Ext: 217
Biologist Ann J Ropp 734-214-7332
Research Fisheries Biologist Edward F Roseman, PhD 734-214-7237
Biological Science Technician Sarah R Rubenstein 607-753-9391
Ship Operator Gary L Rutz 419-616-0060
Ext: 218
Biological Technician Luke S Sayler -- --
Research Fisheries Biologist Joseph D Schmitt, PhD 419-616-0060
Ext: 215
Biological Technician Paris K Schofield -- --
Biological Technician Alma C Schrage -- --
Budget Analyst Annie K Schultz 734-214-7208
Biological Science Technician Kailee A Schulz 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Dawn A Shively -- --
Ext: 427
Biological Technician Joseph V Siegel -- --
Information Technology Technician Steven L Silvis -- --
Biological Technician Martin A Simonson 734-994-3331
Biological Technician Daniel A Sinopoli -- --
Biological Technician Jared M Skrotzki -- --
Biological Science Technician Karen S Slaght 989-734-4768
Ecologist Michael T Slattery -- --
Ext: 7540
Fisheries Biologist Beth L Sparks-Jackson, PhD -- --
Biological Technician Ashley M Spoljaric -- --
Ext: 429
Deck Hand Walter (Dylan) Stewart, MSc 231-627-4571
Center Director Russell M Strach 734-214-7200
Marine Maintenance Repairer Theodore G Strang 315-343-3951
Ext: 6515
Biological Science Aid (Field Assistant) Ryleigh J Talaske 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Travis L Taylor -- --
Biological Science Technician Henry T Thompson 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Alden T Tilley -- --
Research Fisheries Biologist Ralph W Tingley, PhD 734-994-3331
Ecologist Taaja R Tucker 734-214-7264
Biological Technician Kieran F Tyrrell -- --
Biological Technician Haley N Vanscoyoc -- --
Biological Technician Benjamin R Vasquez 419-625-1976
Supervisory Research Fisheries Biologist Mark Vinson, PhD 715-682-6163
Marine Operations & Equipment Specialist Joseph T Walters 715-682-6163
Ext: 15
Biological Technician Jennifer M Wardell 734-994-3331
Research Fisheries Biologist David M Warner, PhD 734-214-9392
Research Fisheries Biologist Brian C Weidel, PhD 315-343-3951
Marine Maintenance Repairer Paul Wells 607-753-9391
Ext: 7524
Biological Science Technician Zachary J Wickert 989-734-4768
Biological Technician Spenser L Widin -- --
Administrative Operations Assistant Tiffiny L Yarch 989-734-4768
Ext: 111
Biological Technician Nicholas J Yeager -- --
Research Fisheries Biologist Daniel L Yule, MSc 715-682-6163
IT Specialist Limei Zhang 734-214-7211