Prairie Research Institute

Leadership

Praveen Kumar, Executive Director
Praveen KumarExecutive DirectorPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-333-4688
Sarah Wells, Assistant to the Executive Director
Sarah WellsAssistant to the Executive DirectorPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-300-2057
Marc Miller, Deputy Director
Marc MillerDeputy DirectorPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820
Brian Pianfetti, Associate Director for Research
Brian PianfettiAssociate Director for ResearchPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-244-6979
Robin Warne, Assistant Director for Research Development
Robin WarneAssistant Director for Research DevelopmentPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820
Chris Taylor, Ombudsperson
Chris TaylorOmbudspersonPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820 217-244-2153

Survey Directors

Richard Berg
Richard BergDirectorIllinois State Geological Survey615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-244-2776
Laura Keefer
Laura KeeferDeputy DirectorIllinois State Water Survey2204 Griffith Dr.MC-674Champaign, IL 61820217-333-3468
Brenda Molano-Flores
Brenda Molano-FloresInterim DirectorIllinois Natural History Survey1816 S. Oak St.MC-652Champaign, IL 61820217-333-6830
Kevin OBrien
Kevin C OBrienDirectorIllinois State Water Survey
Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
1 Hazelwood DriveMC-676Champaign, IL 61820217-244-7682
Tim Pauketat
Timothy R. PauketatDirectorIllinois State Archaeological Survey23 E. Stadium DriveMC-571Champaign, IL 61820217-244-8818

Administrative Leaders

Nate Baxley, Associate Director for Computer & Data Services
Nate BaxleyAssociate Director for Computer & Data ServicesPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-244-3752
Angie Coy, Assistant Director for External Relations
Angie CoyAssistant Director for External RelationsPrairie Research Institute615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-265-4677
Amy Dillman, Sr. Associate Director, Workforce Planning and Organizational Development
Amy DillmanSenior Associate Director, Workforce Planning & Organizational DevelopmentPrairie Research Institute1013 Forbes Natural History Building1816 S. Oak St.MC-652Champaign, IL 61820217-333-0431
Alan Dudley, Senior Associate Director for Strategic Operations & Administration
Alan DudleySenior Associate Director for Strategic Operations & AdministrationPrairie Research Institute179 Natural Resources Building615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-244-7802
Shari Effert-Fanta
Shari E. Effert-FantaAssistant Director for Facilities & SafetyPrairie Research Institute1013 Forbes Natural History Building1816 S. Oak St.MC-652Champaign, IL 61820217-244-2192
Tiffany Jolley
Tiffany JolleyAssistant Director for Strategic Communications
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Prairie Research Institute174 Natural Resources Building615 East Peabody Dr.MC-650Champaign, IL 61820217-300-2356