Director, Resource and Economic Development, Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station
Dr. Peggy Brennan-Tonetta is Director, Resource and Economic Development for the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station. She is a founder and past president of the NJBDA and currently serves as Vice President for Government Relations. In her role as Director, NJAES, she is responsible for all NJAES off-campus facilities including research farms, marine research stations and business incubators. Peggy has a distinguished record of developing and leading technology driven economic development initiatives at the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, Rutgers University, and the state. She is an economist with expertise in economic development strategies and impact assessment. She received a B.S. in Economics, M.S. in Agricultural Economics and a Ph.D. in Public Policy all from Rutgers.