Current Board Members

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Year in parentheses is when the term expires. VP Elect will move to VP, and VP will move to President.
Edward Zuech (2019), Penn State Extension
Vice President:
Jennifer Sykes (2020), University of Florida|IFAS Extension
VP Elect:
Michael Mauton (2021), Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Steve Lichtensteiger (2020), Ohio State University Extension
Kristi Elmore (2021), Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Communications Manager:
Bekah Sparks (2019), Mississippi State University Extension

Regional Representatives

The 1890 Land-Grant Universities (historically black colleges and universities):
Karen Craig (2019), Tuskegee University Extension Program
The 1994 Land-Grant Universities (Native American tribal colleges and universities):
Open (2018)
North Central Region:
Greg Johll (2020), University of Wisconsin Extension
North East Region:
Jacki Weikert (2019), Penn State Extension
Southern Region:
John Hartley (2021), Alabama Cooperative Extension System (Auburn University and Alabama A&M University)
Western Region:
Nic Richardson (2020), Montana State University Extension
Past Conference:
Neal Vines (2019), Virginia Tech University Extension
Current Conference:
Ron Davis (2019), West Virginia University Extension
Future Conference:
Coming soon! (2020)

The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities lists institutions in each region.

To ask the board a question, please visit the contact page.

(Find Extension in your state on this map from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.)