2023 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 the state.
• Recognize outstanding programs and contributions by faculty and staff.
2023 Annual Conference Committee
Committee Chair: Bob Weaber, Head of Eastern Kansas Research-Extension Center and Professor Animal Sciences
Incoming Chair: Brian Olson, Head of Western Kansas Research-Extension Center
Past Chair: Megan Kennelly, Department Head and Professor, Plant Pathology
Michelle Beran, Extension Agent, Cottonwood District
Stacy Campbell, Extension Agent, Cottonwood District
Laurie Chandler, Associate Program Leader, Administration
David Key, District Director, Meadowlark District
Caroline Kolins, Assistant Director for Agriculture and Extension
Jill Martinson, Extension Agent, Dickinson County
Rick Peterson, Associate Director, Extension Programs
Jamie Rathbun, Extension Agent, Post Rock District
Nora Rhoades, District Director, Post Rock District
Jennifer Wilson, Leader, Extension Operations
McKenzie Zimmerman, Coordinator, Extension Programs