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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