New Research Program Coordinator Joins LCSG
Lake Champlain Sea Grant welcomes Julianna White as the new Research Program Coordinator at the University of Vermont site.
In addition to Lake Champlain Sea Grant, she will also coordinate the Vermont Water Resources and Lake Studies Center and the Northeastern States Research Cooperative for Director Breck Bowden in the Rubenstein School. In this capacity, Julianna will coordinate the administration and budget management of the three programs and contribute to outreach and communications efforts and peer review and awarding of subprojects.
"I look forward to supporting research and extension activities that will contribute to long-term ecosystem health and sustainable economic development in the Lake Champlain basin," said Julianna. "Our best future will be realized through collaboration among scientists, government, and the people that depend on the basin’s land and water resources; and I am happy to be a part of this collaboration."
Previously, Julianna was based at UVM’s Gund Institute for Environment, supporting and communicating research on low emissions agriculture in developing countries, a focus of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS). Prior to joining UVM, Julianna managed projects and wrote and edited proposals, reports, and outreach materials for the USAID West Africa Trade Hub, CARE International, and the US Peace Corps in Niger and Ghana, and she taught middle and high school in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Washington, DC.
Julianna replaces outgoing LCSG Research Program Coordinator Elissa Schuett who took a position with Watershed Consulting in Burlington, Vermont.