Extension and Outreach Team


Tim Martinson's headshotTeam Leader: Timothy Martinson, Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University
635 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456

Tim is the outreach team leader for VitisGen2. He serves as senior extension associate with the statewide viticulture extension program, based at Cornell Agritech in Geneva, NY.


Matthew Clark headshot, holding a bin of grapesMatthew Clark, Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota
1970 Folwell Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

Matthew is the leader for the Grape Breeding and Enology Project at the University of Minnesota. For VitisGen2, the Clark lab collects data on traits that can be measured locally, including cluster compactness, berry color, disease and pest resistance, and fruit quality.


Michelle Moyer's headshotMichelle Moyer, Associate Professor, Washington State University
24106 N. Bunn Road, Prosser, WA 99350

Michelle assists with development of extension materials (articles, factsheets, newsletters, webinars, workshops) related to how to best adopt and use disease- resistant hybrid varieties in whole-farm pest management.


Rebecca Wiepz, Viticulture extension support specialist, Cornell University
635 W. North St., Geneva, NY 14456

Becky provides web design and updates, write articles about team findings and publications, and generally helps the VitisGen program reach a broader audience.


Keith Streigler's headshotKeith Striegler (collaborator), Grower Outreach Specialist, E.&J. Gallo Winery
21280 N. Kennefick Rd., Acampo, CA 95220

Keith’s participation in the VitisGen2 Project will consist of assisting with publication of articles on the Project; publicizing Project webinars, publications, etc. to CA wine grape growers; distribution of Project publications to CA wine grape growers; and assist with scheduling, securing support, and logistics for Project meetings, field days, etc. in CA.