Richard Brzozowski

Richard BrzozowskiFood System Program Administrator
University of Maine Cooperative Extension
Libby Hall
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: 207.951.7155
Email: richard.brzozowski@maine.edu

Richard Brzozowski oversees Extension programs in agriculture production, consumer horticulture, food science, food safety, human nutrition, food security, and food waste. As Program Administrator, he supervises Extension specialists, Extension educators, and Extension professionals whose work involves the food system. He also oversees Extension work in Aroostook County and Waldo County. He is the Project Director for Maine AgrAbility. In addition, he is on the University of Maine Board of Agriculture and co-coordinates the Maine Food & Agriculture Center.

Education:

  • Associate Degree, Thompson School of Agriculture, University of New Hampshire; 1972 Applied Animal Science
  • Associate Degree, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, 1977 Fruit & Vegetable Science
  • Bachelors Degree, University of Missouri – Columbia, Agriculture 1979
  • Masters Degree, University of Missouri – Columbia, Extension Education 1981
  • Educational Specialist Degree, University of Missouri – Columbia, Agriculture Education 1982
  • Doctoral Degree, University of Missouri – Columbia, Practical Arts & Vocational Technical Education 1988

Work-related Certificates:

  • Private Pesticide Applicators License, Maine Board of Pesticides Control
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) certified
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) certified

Professional Organizations:

  • National Association of County Agriculture Agents