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Richard Boone

Richard Boone

Dean

Richard Boone is Dean of the College of Natural Resources and Sciences at Humboldt State University (HSU). Boone joined HSU in 2016 after a 21-yr career at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), where he was Professor of Ecosystem Ecology in the Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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Rick Zechman

Rick Zechman

Associate Dean

Rick Zechman is a graduate of Louisiana State University (Ph.D.), University of New Hampshire (M.S.) and University of North Carolina, Wilmington (B.S.). Following a postdoctoral fellowship at Duke University, Rick was a Professor of Biology at Fresno State for 16 years, where he taught courses in botany, phylogenetics and evolution, and marine biology. In addition, Rick has taught field marine science courses at Shoals Marine Lab (Cornell University) for over 20 years.

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Anthony Baker

Anthony Baker

Budget Analyst

Anthony is an HSU graduate, having received his B.S. in Biology.  He has been working at HSU for 20 years.

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Maria Forrest

Maria Forrest

Philanthropy Advisor - CNRS

Cortney Koors

Cortney Koors

Administrative Support Coordinator

Cortney is an HSU graduate, having received her B.S. in Biology. She has been working at HSU for 12 years. Most recently, she worked in the Psychology Department as the Graduate Coordinator, and previously provided administrative support and project coordination for Information Technology Services.  She has a range of skills including student support,  project management, website design and maintenance, budget management, schedule preparation, and faculty workload management.

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Julie Tucker

Julie Tucker

Administrative Analyst

  • Provide support to Dean – if you need something from the Dean (i.e., signature).
  • CNRS policies and procedures
  • Agency agreements (Green Diamond Access, State Parks, etc.)
  • Information resource for CNRS department chairs, administrative support, faculty, and staff
  • Retention, Tenure, and Promotion
  • Faculty personnel files, WPAF
  • Special college projects as needed
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