We are pleased to announce Carl Winter will be joining ANR Program Council, beginning with the June meeting. Winter is a Cooperative Extension specialist located in the Department of Food Science and Technology at UC Davis. He is filling one of the two at-large seats, succeeding Steve Wright, CE advisor in Tulare and Kings County. Winter will bring a CE specialist perspective and provide food-safety expertise to the discussions. The ANR Program Council advises the Vice President on Divisionwide planning and delivery of programs and develops recommendations for allocation of Division resources.
Winter is a food toxicologist located at the Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science on the UC Davis campus. He is the...
ANR is seeking a leader for the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative. In this role, the individual will provide leadership for the initiative including:
- working with the initiative panel members in revisiting and revising the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems (SNE) Initiative’s strategic plan
- shepherding the ANR Competitive Grants process
- planning and conducting Strategic Initiative Conferences
- identifying and initiating SNE projects such as development of policy briefs, special projects, etc.
All of these efforts are done in concert with the other strategic initiative leaders and with support from ANR units such as Program Planning and Evaluation and the...
ANR is soliciting nominations for a member of the ANR Program Council who can provide the perspective of county-based Cooperative Extension to inform Program Council discussions and recommendations.
The ANR Program Council advises the Vice President on Division-wide planning and delivery of programs and develops recommendations for allocation of ANR resources. The council is comprised of the Associate Director, Cooperative Extension & Agricultural Experiment Station; Executive Associate Deans from the colleges within ANR at UCD, UCB and UCR; ANR Strategic Initiative Leaders; and two representatives from county-based UC Cooperative Extension. The term for one county-based Cooperative Extension representative, Steve...
- Author: Michael L. Poe
I am pleased to announce that we have appointed two new members to serve on Program Council: Rose Hayden-Smith and Steve Orloff. The Program Council coordinates divisionwide planning and delivery of programs and provides recommendations for allocation of resources. The new members will continue providing a county-based perspective to Program Council once the Regional Directors end their duties on June 30. Orloff and Hayden-Smith will join Program Council in July 2010 on two- and three-year staggered terms respectively, to ensure continuity of county-based input.
Using an online survey tool, we solicited nominations of county-based Cooperative Extension academics from specialists and...
PC to include county-based members
With input from the current regional directors and other ANR academics, the Executive Working Group and Program Council have agreed on the importance of adding county-based academics with a statewide perspective to Program Council.
Barbara Allen-Diaz, AVP-Strategic Initiatives and Academic Programs, has announced that when the two remaining regional directors leave Program Council on July 1, county-based academics will be appointed. The selection process for these positions has not been determined. Allen-Diaz has already asked Academic Assembly Council for input and will seek input from across the ANR community to choose county-based...