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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Jada Harmon

Jada Harmon
Executive Assistant
106 Ag Administration
(614) 292-0162
Degree Information: 
The Ohio State University, B.A., Sociology and Criminology

Jada joined our team in February 2023. Jada is the Executive Administrative Assistant to Gary Pierzynski, CFAES Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education & Director of the Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station. Jada is responsible for maintaining Gary’s calendar and providing senior level administrative support to Gary and the R&GE Team. In addition, Jada is also responsible for serving as the primary lead for the Food System Leadership Institute , annual session held at Ohio State.

Jada has been with the The Ohio State University since 1999, having served over 21 of those years within the College of Engineering, in senior administrative and fiscal roles for various departments/units.

Jada received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Criminology from The Ohio State University. She previously served as a member of the Campus Campaign Council at Ohio State to execute and promote campus-wide fundraising and its mission. She is currently a member of The Ohio State University Administrative Professionals group, and The Association of Staff and Women at The Ohio State University.