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UF/IFAS GCREC: Plant City Center

Faculty and Staff Directory

Contact information for administrative staff, faculty, and their support staff at the Plant City Center are listed below.

The faculty and support staff are grouped by program—if you'd like to learn more about degree programs at the Plant City Center, then please contact the appropriate faculty member directly.

For a complete listing of personnel at the Gulf Coast REC, see the main faculty or staff directories.

General Contact Information

  • Phone: (813) 707-7330
  • Fax: (813) 707-7399

Administrative Staff

NameTitlePhoneEmail
Joan Cunningham Office Assistant, Plant City 813-757-2287 jcunningham1@ufl.edu
Jason Steward Academic Advisor 813-757-2280  jsteward@ufl.edu 
Joel Parlin  IT Specialist 813-419-6580  jwparlin@ufl.edu
Johanny Zabala  Business Manager, Fiscal and Human Resource Operations 813-419-6576  jzabala@ufl.edu

Faculty 

Agricultural Education and Communication

Debra Barry
Agricultural Education
(813) 757-2288
dmbarry@ufl.edu
Kati Lawson
Communication & Leadership Development
(813) 757-2284
katilawson@ufl.edu

Geomatics

Amr
 Abd-Elrahman
Associate Professor
Geomatics
813-757-2283 
aamr@ufl.edu 

Food and Economic Resources