Committee Chair — John Ruberson, Department Head, Entomology
Vice Chair — Dan Devlin, Director, Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment (KCARE)/Kansas Water Resources Institute (KWRI)
Daryl Buchholz, Associate Director, Extension and Applied Research
Steven Graham, Assistant to Dean and Director
Gregg Hadley, Assistant Director, Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Community Development
Krista Harding, Agriculture and Natural Resources/Horticulture Agent, Southwind District (Kansas Association of County Agricultural Agents)
Debbie Hagenmaier, Assistant Director, K-State Global Campus
Gloria Holcombe, Editor, Communications and Agricultural Education
Sharolyn Jackson, Family and Consumer Sciences Specialist, Northeast Area
Jill Martinson, 4-H Youth Development Agent, Dickinson County (Kansas Extension Agent Association)
Ernie Minton, Associate Director for Research/Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs
Kaitlin Peine, 4-H Youth Development, Douglas County (Kansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents)
Jamie Rathbun, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Midway District (Kansas Extensions Association of Family and Consumers Sciences)
Nadine Sigle, Community Vitality Specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Epsilon Sigma Phi and Kansas Association of Community Development Extension Professionals)
Stacey Warner, Leader, Extension Operations
Wade Weber, Department Head and State 4-H Program Leader, 4-H Youth Development
2017 Conference Objectives
• Share ideas on how to lead through challenging times.
• Promote learning through innovative programs based on our five grand challenges.
• Build personal and professional relationships through networking with colleagues.
• Recognize outstanding programs and contributions by faculty and staff.