Our Administrative Staff support the research enterprise and contribute to INSTAAR culture. From proposal support to IT help, staff members provide INSTAARs with a wide range of resources and services. For questions, contact individual staff or look through the INSTAAR resources section of the website.

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Merritt Turetsky

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Albert Kettner
Associate Director


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Jose Constancia
Student Assistant IV
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Kathleen Hale
Grant Accounting Specialist
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Jen Hall-Bowman
Managing Editor and Library Assistant
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Jean Lindahl
Post Award Specialist
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David Lubinski
Web Design & Development
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Lindsay McCandless
Accounting Specialist
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Lynn McCready
CSDMS Executive Assistant
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Patti Newton
Executive Assistant to the Director
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Sarah Rogers
Hydrologic Sciences Program Coordinator
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Alex Rose
Education and Outreach Coordinator, Niwot Ridge LTER and McMurdo Dry Valleys LTER
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Marisa Seitz
Finance Manager
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Shelly Sommer
Communication & Outreach Director
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Chad Stoffel
Information Technology Director
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JoAnne Stone
Administrative Assistant