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KSRE Employee Resources

2018 Annual Conference Committee

Committee Chair — Dan Devlin, Director, Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment (KCARE)/Kansas Water Resources Institute (KWRI)

Vice Chair — Martin Draper, Department Head, Plant Pathology

Past Chair — John Ruberson, Department Head, Entomology

Doug Beech, Retiree

Rachael Boyle, Agriculture and Natural Resources/4-H Agent, Phillips-Rooks Extension District (Kansas Joint Council of Extension Professionals)

Gregg Hadley, Director for Extension

Debbie Hagenmaier, Assistant Director, K-State Global Campus

Krista Harding, Agriculture and Natural Resources/Horticulture Agent, Southwind District 

Gloria Holcombe, Editor, Communications and Agricultural Education

Sharolyn Jackson, Family and Consumer Sciences Specialist, Northeast Area (Healthy You Leadership Team)

Jaime Menon, Community Vitality Specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Kansas Association of Community Development Extension Professionals)

Susan Metzger, Senior Executive Administrator

Ernie Minton, Interim Dean of the College of Agriculture and Interim Director of K-State Research and Extension

Dennis Patton, Horticulture Agent, Johnson County (Kansas Association of County Agricultural Agents)

Kaitlin Peine, 4-H Youth Development, Douglas County (Kansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents)

Paula Peters, Associate Director for Extension Programs

Jamie Rathbun, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, Midway District (Kansas Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences)

Nadine Sigle, Community Vitality Specialist, Ag and Natural Resources (Epsilon Sigma Phi)

Stacey Warner, Leader for Extension Operations

Wade Weber, Head of the Department of 4-H Youth Development and 4-H Youth Development Program Leader

Erin Yelland, Assistant Professor, Family Studies and Human Services


2018 Conference Objectives

• Share ideas on how to lead through challenging times.

• Focus on applying our core competencies.

• Build personal and professional relationships through networking with colleagues.

• Recognize outstanding programs and contributions by faculty and staff.