ANR Employees
University of California
ANR Employees

Linda Marie Manton

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UC Cooperative Extension Academic Emeritus
Staff Personnel Unit
2801 Second Street
Davis, CA 95618-7779 Create VCard


Linda Manton's position prior to retirement was the Executive Director for ANR Staff Personnel and Affirmative Action Contact
  Her areas of specialty are: Community leadership development, Myers-Briggs Qualified, Certified Essential Facilitation Trainer, Certified Crucial Conversation Trainer, Change and Transition Trainer.
  MS in Extension Education


MS Extension Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 1982


Community leadership development, Myers-Briggs Qualified, Facilitation Trainer Certified, Crucial Conversation Trainer Certified


Peer Reviewed

  • Carroll, Jan B; Dinstel, Roxie Rogers, et al. (2015) Journal of Extension. Writing Panels Articulate Extension Public Value in the West 53, 4
  • Chin-Young, J.; Manton, L., et al. (2014). "Effective, Efficient Online Training in Cooperative Extension." Journal of Youth Development
  • Manton, L. (2012). Tools and Technology to Meet Professional Development Needs of Diverse and Dispersed Audiences (abstract). National Association of Extension Program and Staff Development Annual Conference.
  • Manton, L. (2010). Implementing and Evaluating the Colusa Leadership Development Program. Joint Council of Extension Professionals Public Institute Leadership Development Conference.
  • Manton, L.; Liesch, D. (2006). Communication Tools for Those Crucial Conversations (abstract). NAE4-HA Annual Conference.
  • Rilla, E.; Paterson, C., et al. (2006). "Fa-cil-i-ta-tion: The Road to the Effective Meetings." Journal of Extension 44(2): 2TOT5.
  • Manton, L.; Brenner, J. (2003). Facilitation: The Art and Science of Successful Meetings (abstract). Extension National Galaxy II Conference.
  • Nunes-Manton, L.; van Es, J. (1985). "Why Do Extension Agents Resign?" Journal of Extension 23(3): 3FEA4.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Manton, L. (2013). Academics Role in Affirmative Action.
  • Manton, L.; Bunge, J., et al. (2013). ANR Personnel Working Group Report Development, Training, and Recognition Programs for Staff Employees.
  • Manton, L.; Martinez, R., et al. (2013). University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources Human Resources Strategic and Business Plan.
  • White, D.; Manton, L. (2012). AA Diversity and Outreach Opportunities and Challenges.
  • Manton, L. (2012). Effective Teams Working Together Works--The Value of Teams within ANR.
  • Manton, L. (2012). Tools for Preventing Conflict. ANR Facilitation Training Program.
  • Manton, L. (2012). Working with Difficult People. ANR Facilitation Training Program.
  • Manton, L.; Donohue, S., et al. (2011). Cooperative Extension Program Representatives Evaluation Report.
  • Carroll, J.; McGrath, D., et al. (2010). Diversity Catalyst Team Report.
  • Manton, L. (2009-2010). Linda's Weekly Memos.
  • Crosby, G.; Bradshaw, J., et al. (2008). CSREES, Idaho District Review. University of Idaho Final Report.: 1-54.
  • Hawkins, G. (2008). Galaxy III--Report of Conference Evaluation Committee.: 1-12.
  • Manton, L.; McGrath, D., et al. (2008). Western Extension Diversity Committe Report. Western Region Extension Directors Association.: 1-30.
  • Manton, L.; Liesch, D. (2007). Communication Tools for Those Crucial Conversations (abstract). UC-ANR Human Resource Continuing Conference.
  • Manton, L. (2006). An Orientation Reference Guide for New County Cooperative Extension Advisors. UC ANR Central Valley Region.
  • Manton, L. (2006). Effective Teams: Working Together Works (PowerPoint). UC-ANR Orientation Conference.
  • Manton, L. (2006). PR Evaluation.
  • Manton, L. (2006). PR Training.
  • Grantz, D.; Manton, L., et al. (2005). "Collaboration Fosters Kearney Scientivic Achievements." California Agriculture 59(2): 53-55.
  • Brenner, J.; Desmond, D., et al. (2004). Getting Your Team to the Summit--Demands Effective Meetings.
  • Manton, L. (2003). County Director Resource Reference Guide.
  • Manton, L. (2001). Essential Facilitation Meeting Slides.
  • Manton, L. (2001). PR Training for Committee Chairs.
  • Manton, L. (2000). Measuring Impact of Educational Programs.
  • Manton, L. (2000). Professional Development (PowerPoint). Statewide 4-H Staff Conference.
  • Manton, L. (2000). Review of Research Information Centers.
  • Manton, L. (2000). The Performance Evaluation and Review Process as a Leadership Tool (PowerPoint). Statewide Leadership Conference.
  • Kozloff, R.; Manton, L., et al. (1997). Fresno County and the Future: Residents Views and Growth, Resources and Jobs.
  • Manton, L. (1997). Restoring Joy and Reward in Citizens Officeholding: A Local Government Education Program for Fresno County Communities. Fresno County Government.
  • Sousa, C.; Manton, L., et al. (1995). South Central Regional 4-H Volunteer Leadership Application and Policy and Suspected Child Abuse Reporting Policy Handbook.
  • Manton, L. (1995). The University of California Name and Services: Are People Aware? Region 3 Regional Director Interview.
  • Manton, L.; Peters, M. (1994). County Director Orientation Guide.
  • Manton, L.; Peters, M. (1993). Orientation Reference Guide for New County Cooperative Extension Staff.
  • Manton, L.; Warnert, J. (1992). 4-H Is.
  • Manton, L. (1991). South Central Regional 4-H Plan of Work.
  • Manton, L.; Vincent, A. (1990). Setting the Climate.
  • Manton, L. (1990). South Central Region 4-H Strategic Plan.
  • Manton, L. (1989). Making the Most of the Compliance Review. UC Riverside, John Fox.
  • Manton, L. (1987). Cooperative Extension in Merced County.
  • Manton, L. (1987). General Public Knowledge of University of California Cooperative Extension. County Marketing Committee.

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