By  September 5, 2019 - 11:09am

A transition team comprised of Extension faculty, specialists and associates has been named to provide feedback and suggestions on initiatives including campus support for county programming, partnerships to enhance Extension impact, and communications with clientele, partners and internal stakeholders. This team will work closely with Laura Stephenson, associate dean and director of Cooperative Extension.

The team members are:

  • Ric Bessin, Extension Professor, Entomology
  • Melissa Bond, Program Leader, Arts Extension
  • Darrh Bullock, Extension Professor, Animal and Food Sciences
  • Nancy Calix, Assistant Extension Administrator for County Operations, Kentucky State University
  • Alison Davis, Extension Professor, Agricultural Economics and Director, Community & Economic Development Initiative of Kentucky (CEDIK)
  • Ken Jones, Extension Professor, Community and Leadership Development and Director, Program and Staff Development
  • Travis Legleiter, Assistant Extension Professor, Plant and Soil Sciences
  • Rachel Noble, Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development
  • Heather Norman-Burgdolf, Assistant Extension Professor, Dietetics and Human Nutrition
  • Ashley Osbourne, Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development
  • Hayley Pierce, Specialist, Agricultural Communications
  • Rachel Rudolph, Assistant Extension Professor, Horticulture
  • Darrell Stillwell, Principal Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development
  • Billy Thomas, Senior Extension Associate, Forestry
  • David Weisenhorn, Senior Extension Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Martha Yount, Regional Extension Specialist, Family and Consumer Sciences

This is a part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment’s ongoing efforts to assure a seamless campus-to-community partnership through our Kentucky Cooperative Extension efforts across the state.