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  • By Laura Stephenson  October 30, 2020

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    As the process to implement a new administrative structure moves forward, screening committees have been convened to assist in the hiring process for eight Area Extension Directors. The committees are reviewing applications, recommending interview pools, participating in the interview...

  • By Laura Stephenson  September 14, 2020

    Screening committees are convening to assist in the interview and hiring process for eight Area Extension Director positions. The committee chairs are:

    East 1 and 2: Ashley Osborne, Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth DevelopmentEast 3 and 4: Martha Yount, Regional Specialist for Food and...
  • By Laura Stephenson  August 6, 2020

    With an 11.8% state budget reduction, we have to rethink our administrative structure transition and adjust our plans. The budget reduction and projected economic consequences of COVID are sobering. As a result, we have taken a very conservative approach to implement a hybrid restructure to...

  • By Laura Stephenson  February 24, 2020

    Implementation of the new Extension administrative structure is progressing. An updated Frequently Asked Questions incorporating recent questions is now available on the Transition website. Phase one of hiring for Area Extension Directors is underway, with phase two slated to begin this summer....

  • By Laura Stephenson  February 7, 2020

    The Administrative Transition is moving forward, and the next step is phase one of the Area Extension Director hiring process. Fourteen positions are now open for applications, and those areas are listed below. Applications are open until February 23, 2020 with screening and interviewing to...

  • By Agent Transition Team  February 7, 2020

    The Extension Agent Transition Team met January 24, 2020. The team reviewed a new map displaying the area numbering system and provided feedback. The map will be finalized and distributed along with the announcement of the first Area Extension Director postings.

    The following timeline for...
  • By Administrative Transition Team  February 7, 2020

    The Extension Administrative Transition Team met January 8, 2020. The team reviewed the schedule for implementation of the new administrative structure outlined below.

    Mid to late January: Announcement of Regional Extension DirectorsEarly February: First phase of Area Extension Director...
  • By Faculty/Specialist Team  February 7, 2020

    The Extension Faculty/Specialist Transition Team met December 12, 2019. The agenda included a review of the final administrative structure along with the map delineating the new administrative regions and areas. The team was briefed regarding the Regional Extension Director hiring process and...

  • By Laura Stephenson  January 30, 2020

    The Administrative Transition is moving forward, and the next step is phase one of the Area Extension Director hiring process. Fourteen positions will open for application soon, and those areas are listed below. Once posted, applications will be accepted for three weeks with screening and...

  • By Laura Stephenson  January 21, 2020

    After a thoughtful search process and review of feedback, I am happy to announce the three Regional Extension Directors.

    Central Region: Natasha Lucas, District 1 Director, click here for bioEast Region: Daniel Wilson, District 2 Director, click here for bioWest Region: Anna Porter, District...