CAS Office of Research Staff

Staci Simonich

Dean and Reub Long Professor, College of Agricultural Sciences
Director, Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station

Telephone: 541-737-4623


Executive Assistant:
Loretta Austin


Shawn Donkin

Associate Dean for Research
Associate Director, Oregon Agricultural Experiment Station

Telephone: 541-737-4251


Administrative Assistant:
Meghan Heineman



Elizabeth Etherington

Director of Sponsored Programs Services
Working remotely







Sponsored Programs

Fatemah Dili

Research Program Administrator
Working remotely




Jane Toliver

Program Representative 2
Working remotely







Safety and Compliance


Carrie Burkholder

Regulatory & Safety Compliance Officer

Telephone: 541-737-5818






Capacity Funds Coordination


Meghan Heineman

Administrative Assistant to the Associate Deans for Research and International Programs

Telephone: 541-737-2405 


Other Ways to Contact Us

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Tuesdays 10 AM – 12 PM       &       Thursdays 3 PM – 5 PM  


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448 Strand Agriculture Hall

Corvallis, OR 97331

Phone: 541-737-4251