Staff and Consultants

The Northeastern IPM Center was awarded the grant to run the IPM training project. The staff working on this project are:

Susannah Reese, MS, Project Coordinator
Recruits partners, coordinates consultants, trains, presents at national conferences, and maintains the content for this website, the StopPests Blog, Facebook Page, YouTube, and Twitter.
Phone: (607) 254-8990
Email: sck27@cornell.edu

Nancy Cusumano, Administrative Assistant
Plans for and meets the administrative needs of the StopPests in Housing Program.
Phone: (607) 255-8815
Email: nec2@cornell.edu

Kevin Judd, Web Administrator
Maintains the Center’s websites.
Phone: (607) 255-4726
Email: kaj57@cornell.edu

Phil Coles, Extension Educator, holds a BS in entomology from Penn State, an MBA from Lehigh University and an MS in applied economics and management from Cornell University. He worked in the mushroom industry for over 30 years, coauthored a book on mushroom IPM, has taught a variety of science and business courses, and is currently teaching at Syracuse University.
Email: psc88@cornell.edu

Nancy Crider, DrPH, MS, RN, Trainer and Consultant for the Northeastern IPM Center
Runs trainings and provides technical assistance to trained affordable housing providers.
Phone: (713) 882-1481 (Central Time Zone)
Email: criderRN@aol.com

Dion Lerman, Trainer and Consultant for the Northeastern IPM Center
Runs trainings and provides technical assistance to trained affordable housing providers.
Phone: (215) 264-0582 (Eastern Time Zone)
Email: dion.lerman@verizon.net

Michael Swoyer, Trainer and Consultant for the Northeastern IPM Center
Runs trainings and provides technical assistance to trained affordable housing providers.
Phone: (816) 797-0275 (Central Time Zone)
Email: mswoyerstoppests@gmail.com

Jayne Windham, BS, HHS, has over 20 years of professional experience in housing and community development. As a consultant and trainer, she develops and teaches courses nationally in affordable housing, construction and rehab, healthy homes, and IPM. She is a credentialed Healthy Homes Specialist, holds an unrestricted construction supervisor license, and is licensed in lead-based paint compliance.
Phone: (717) 881-3574
Email: jwindham@livablehousing.com

Deborah Young, PhD, Trainer and Consultant for the Northeastern IPM Center, has worked in extension and outreach for more than 30 years in Arizona and Colorado. She is the former Director of the Colorado Center for Integrated Pest Management at Colorado State University and was responsible for training facility managers in schools, resulting in more than 60% of students in the state attending schools with IPM.

Mailing Address:
The Northeastern IPM Center
340 Tower Road
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Fax: (607) 255-1720