- Author: Alison L Kent
The President’s Advisory Commission on Agriculture and Natural Resources (PAC) brings together senior leaders from the University of California and the state’s agricultural, natural resources and related human resources sectors twice a year. Participants share new information and ideas, surface emerging issues and challenges facing California agriculture, and gain exposure to the breadth and range of UC research and Cooperative Extension programs.
The new ANR building on 2801 Second Street hosted the PAC at their fall meeting on November 19. Commissioners were able to tour the building and see displays about various ANR programs. The RECs all sent in produce which was laid out on tables in the meeting room, and flowers from Hansen REC were used to adorn dinner tables. Lindcove REC’s Beth Grafton-Cardwell addressed the group.
In attendance was new UC President Janet Napolitano, who was able to learn, in some depth, about the work that goes on at the RECs and throughout ANR.