Missouri Agricultural Extension Professionals

State Committee Chairpersons for 2014

Professional improvement committees

Natural Resources/Aquaculture: Dan Downing
Agronomy and Pest Management: Max Glover
Ag. Economics and Community Development: Whitney Wiegel
Animal Science: Amie Schleicher
Sustainable Agriculture: Debi Kelly
Horticulture and Turfgrass: Sarah Denkler

Extension development committees

Public Relations and Agriculture Issues:
Early Career Development: James Humphrey
Administrative Skills Development: Eldon Cole
Teaching & Educational Technologies: Kent Shannon

Program recognition committees

Communications: Darla Campbell
Search for Excellence: Travis Harper
4-H and youth: Ted Probert
Professional Excellence: Joe Koenen
Public Relations: Karisha Devlin
Recognition and Awards: Tim Schnakenberg; Co-Chair: Gene Schmitz
Scholarship: Randa Doty

Regional Representatives:
(2 year terms beginning after the annual meeting; i.e. 13-15 means after the 2013 annual meeting and ending at the 2015 annual meeting)

LU Charlette Clifford-Rathert 14-16
EC Charles Ellis 14-16
NE Joe Koenen 13-15
NW Tom Fowler 14-16
Urban Lala Kumar 13-15
SE Donna Aufdenber 14-16
SW Gordon Carriker 13-15
WC Travis Harper 13-15
UMC Marcia Shannon 13-15

Special Committees

Life Members: Don Utlaut
MAEP History: Todd Lorenz; Mary Sobba (Co-Chairs)
Futuring: Todd Lorenz (Chair); Don Day; Karisha Devlin; Eldon Cole; Melvin Brees; Kendra Graham; Tim Schnakenberg; Parman Green
Sponsorship: Tim Schnakenberg (Chair); Karisha Devlin
Ag Leadership Award: Tim Schnakenberg (Chair) Brent Carpenter, Sarah Denkler and Joni Harper (Composed of the chair plus the MAEP President, President Elect and Secretary)
Election Committee: Brent Carpenter, Sarah Denkler and Joni Harper (Composed of the chair plus the MAEP President, President Elect and Secretary)

NACAA National Leadership from Missouri

National Officer:

Secretary: Matt Herring

National Committee Chairs:

Professional Improvement

Council: Mary Sobba (2015)

National Committee Vice-Chairs - North Central Region:

Professional Improvement

Horticulture & Turfgrass: Sarah Denkler (2015)
Animal Science: Eldon Cole (2015)
Natural Resources Aquaculture/SEAGrant: Todd Lorenz (2016)

Program Recognition Council

Recognition and Awards: Joni Harper (2016)
Search For Excellence: Travis Harper (2016)
Scholarship: Wayne Flanary (2016)