North Central Regional Office
Sara Fitzsimmons, Regional Science Coordinator - North Central Region and Regional Science Coordinator Supervisor
Stephanie Bailey, Administrative Assistant PA-TACF
Penn State University
206 Forest Resources Lab
University Park, PA 16802-4704
Sara Fitzsimmons began working with TACF as a Duke University Stanback Intern in the summer of 2000. She was hired full-time in 2003 to work as the organization’s first Regional Science Coordinator. Sara supervises all of TACF’s Regional Science Coordinators and also serves as a Regional Science Coordinator covering PA, NY, IN, and NJ. Born and raised in southern West Virginia, Sara obtained a BS in Biology from Drew University in Madison, NJ and an MS in Forest Ecology and Resource Management from Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment.
Stephanie Bailey was hired as PA-TACF Chapter Administrator in June 2012. She manages the day to day operations of the chapter, such as office finances, member correspondence and coordination, answering phones and other general secretarial duties. She has a Bachelor’s degree in biology from Appalachian State University.