2022 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 across three states.
• Recognize outstanding programs and contributions by faculty and staff.
2022 Annual Conference Committee
Committee Chair: Megan Kennelly, Department Head and Professor, Plant Pathology
Incoming Chair: Bob Weaber, Head of Eastern Kansas Research-Extension Center and Professor Animal Sciences
Past Chair: Brian McCornack, Associate Professor, Entomology Department
Brian Rees, County Director, Lyon County
Cheryl Boyer, Extension Specialist, Horticulture and Natural Resources
Jennifer Brantley, County Director, Sedgwick County
Laurie Chandler, Associate Program Leader, Administration
Susan Fangman, Extension Agent, Shawnee County
Meg Drake, Marketing Officer, Communications and Agricultural Education
Martin Draper, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs
Gregg Hadley, Director for Extension
Jill Martinson, Extension Agent, Dickinson County
Susan Metzger, Senior Executive Administrator, Administration
Rick Peterson, Associate Director, Extension Programs
Cade Rensink, District Director, Central Kansas District
Nora Rhoades, District Director, Post Rock Extension District
Jennifer Wilson, Leader, Extension Operations