Sara Stahlman
Job Title: 
Extension Leader


UPDATE: Sara Stahlman is currently on maternity leave spending quality time with the newest member of her family. She will be on leave until July 2, 2018 and we are asking that all inquiries during this time be directed to Sarah Whitney at Thank you for your understanding.

Sara Stahlman, Extension Leader, joined Pennsylvania Sea Grant in 2006 and became extension leader in July, 2017.  Sara is responsible for providing statewide leadership and management for the Pennsylvania Sea Grant extension program in several key areas including water quality, climate change, fisheries, invasive species, waterway and land-use planning.  Throughout her career Sara has engaged with local, national, and international audiences by providing presentations and organizing stakeholder workshops, and through the development of successful products and programs. Sara developed two aquatic invasive species field guides which have been distributed to field biologists and agencies in more than 25 states and two Canadian provinces.  She earned her bachelor’s in biology with a minor in psychology from Penn State Behrend, and her master’s degree in biology from Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

Sara Stahlman 
Lake Erie Office
Tom Ridge Environmental Center
301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3
Erie, PA 16505
814.217.9011, ext.109

Main Office: Tom Ridge Environmental Center 301 Peninsula Dr., Suite 3 Erie, PA 16505 814-217-9011