The advisory board to ANR Communication Services and Information Technology (CSIT) is seeking to fill positions. Nominations for Communications Advisory Board membership can include, but are not limited to, specialists, advisors and faculty affiliated with UC ANR.
The board provides advice and support to CSIT leadership on Division program connection, resource allocation prioritization, major policy issues, budget and long-range planning. It also provides oversight of the peer review process for ANR educational materials.
Board members appointed by AVP Bill Frost,serve three-year, rotating terms. The board meets on a quarterly basis in Davis. The new appointments begin in November 2015. Existing board members whose terms are ending may reapply.
Nominations are due Aug. 14, 2015. You may nominate yourself or someone else. Send nominations, along with contact information, to Communications Advisory Board Subcommittee Chair Dustin Blakely at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If nominating yourself, please fill out the online application survey,
http://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=15900 and attach a curriculum vitae.
Current members of the advisory board are Sheila Barry, UCCE livestock and natural resources advisor, Santa Clara County; Dustin Blakey, UCCE county director and farm advisor, Inyo/Mono Counties, Surendra Dara, UCCE strawberry, vegetable crops and IPM advisor, San Luis Obispo County; David Doll, UCCE pomology farm advisor, Merced County; Rachel Elkins, UCCE pomology farm advisor, Lake/Mendocino Counties and Master Gardener advisor, Lake County; Allan Fulton, UCCE irrigation and water resources advisor, Tehama County; Brad Hanson, UCCE weed specialist, UC Davis; John Harper, UCCE livestock and natural resources advisor, Mendocino County; John Karlik, UCCE horticulture advisor, Kern County; David Lewis, UCCE county director and watershed management advisor, Marin/Napa Counties; Fe Moncloa, UCCE 4-H youth development advisor, Santa Clara County; Shannon Mueller, UCCE farm advisor, Fresno County/Madera Counties; Dennis Pittenger, UCCE environmental horticulture advisor, Riverside; Martin Smith, UCCE youth curriculum specialist; Terri Spezzano, UCCE county director and nutrition, family, consumer science advisor; and Patti Wooten Swanson, UCCE nutrition, family, consumer science advisor, San Diego County.