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About Us - Food Export Northeast - State Agricultural Promotional Agencies

Food Export-Northeast's membership is comprised of 10 Northeast state agricultural promotion agencies. Through member state offices and Food Export-Northeast’s efforts, services are provided to all exporters that are interested in exporting food, seafood and value-added agricultural products. Food Export-Northeast and its members serve as a "one-stop-shop" within each state, providing state, regional and federal marketing services from one location. Contact information for all Northeast member states is listed below.

Connecticut Department of Agriculture
Jaime Lizee Smith
Marketing Representative
jaime.smith@po.state.ct.us
State Office Bldg
165 Capitol Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
Phone: (860) 713-2559
Fax: (860) 713-2516
Delaware Department of Agriculture
David M Smith
Marketing Specialist II
davidm.smith@state.de.us
2320 S Dupont Hwy
Dover, DE 19901-5515
Phone: (302) 698-4522
Fax: (302) 697-6287 
Maine International Trade Center
Jeff Bennett
Senior Trade Specialist
jbennett@mitc.com
511 Congress St Ste 100
Portland, ME 04101-3428
Phone: (207) 553-7709
Fax: (207) 541-7420
Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources
Bonita Oehlke
Foreign Trade Specialist
bonita.oehlke@state.ma.us
251 Causeway St
Suite 500
Boston, MA 02114-2151
Phone: (617) 626-1753
Fax: (617) 626-1850

New Hampshire Department of Agriculture, Markets & Food
Gail McWilliam Jellie
gmcwilliam@agr.state.nh.us
Director, Division of Ag Development
PO BOX 2042
Concord, NH 03302-2042
Phone: (603) 271-3788
Fax: (603) 271-1109
New Jersey Department of Agriculture
Logan Brown
Economic Development Representative
logan.brown@ag.state.nj.us
PO Box 330
John Fitch Plaza
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 292-8856
Fax: (609) 341-3212
New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets
Kathryn Bamberger
International Marketing Specialist
kathryn.bamberger@agriculture.ny.gov 
10B Airline Dr
Albany, NY 12235
Phone: (518) 457-4383
Fax: (518) 457-2716
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Thomas Mainzer
Agricultural Trade Specialist
tmainzer@state.pa.us
2301 N Cameron St
Bureau Of Markets
Harrisburg, PA 17110-9405
Phone: (717) 783-1394
Fax: (717) 787-5643

Rhode Island Commerce Corporation
Katherine Therieau
Director, International Trade Programs
ktherieau@commerceri.com
315 Iron Horse Way
Suite 101
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: (401) 278-9100 ext: 139
Fax: (401) 273-8270

Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
Chelsea Lewis
Ag Development Coordinator
Chelsea.lewis@state.vt.us
Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets
116 State St
Montpelier, VT 05620-0001
Phone: (802) 522-5573
Fax: (802) 828-2361