2021 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.
2021 Annual Conference Committee
Committee Chair - Brian McCornack, Associate Professor, Entomology Department
Incoming Chair - Megan Kennelly, Department Head and Professor, Plant Pathology
Past Chair -Jason Ellis, Department Head and Professor, Communications and Agricultural Education
Jennifer Brantley, County Director, Sedgwick County
Laurie Chandler, Associate Program Leader, Administration
Tristen Cope, Extension Agent, Marion 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
Candis Meerpohl, County Director, Shawnee County
Susan Metzger, Senior Executive Administrator, Administration
Rick Peterson, Associate Director, Extension Programs
Crystal Futrell, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent/Health and Nutrition, Johnson County
Brian Rees, County Director, Lyon County
Jennifer Wilson, Leader, Extension Operations
Aliesa Woods, Regional Local Unit Director, Northwest and North Central Kansas