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AWARD DOLLARS RECEIVED 

Notification of awards received is taken monthly from a CSU Sponsored Programs report. If you are the recipient(s) of an award(s) that did not go through Sponsored Programs, please email Susan Harris at susan.harris@colostate.edu and provide her the information so we can recognize your success.

New Extension Awards
Investigators Sponsor Title Total Award Amount
Wade Ingle Imagination Science “Imagination Science Planning Grant” $7,578

 

The Personnel Directory is updated as of July 9, 2018. If you are interested in a hard copy, go to http://extension.colostate.edu/staff-directory/ then click on “Printable Personnel Directory.”

Be sure to check out our new colleagues on the last pages of this newsletter.

 

PERSONNEL UPDATE

As of August 2, 2018

FRONT RANGE REGION – JoAnn Powell

Boulder County
Extension Director,  #16-18  #29-18
Interviews are scheduled on August 29 & 30.

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Outreach #30-18
Interviews are scheduled on August 20 & 21.

Denver County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #TBD
Robert Franklin resigned effective June 1. The position is under review.

EFNEP Educator, .75FTE
Jaclyn Lopez resigned the position effective June 30. 2018. The position is under review.

Douglas County
Extension Assistant Director, #25-18
Kyle Christensen has accepted the position effective September 17. Kyle has a B.A. in political science and speech communications from Hastings College in Hastings, NE, and a M.P.A. in public and non-profit management and policy from New York University, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He is currently working as a Coordinator with F.L.T.I. and CYFAR at the state office.

Jefferson County
Extension Agent, Horticulture, Plant Pathology & Food Systems, #23-18
John Stolzle has accepted the position effective August 13. John has a B. A. in environmental studies from University of Kansas in Lawrence KS and a M. S. in agronomy- agriculture and environment from Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil. Most recently John has been editing and translating manuscripts for publication in academic journals. He also worked as a research supervisor/lab manager for Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil.

Larimer County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #35-18
Keeton Ehrig has resigned this position effective June 22, 2018. The position will be advertised soon.

Nutrition Programs Supervisor, .50FTE, #TBD
Laura Yergler resigned the position effective May 31, 2018. The position is under review.

Weld County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #27-18
Interviews are scheduled on August 14 & 15.

PEAKS AND PLAINS REGION – Bill Nobles

Custer County
Extension Director, #36-18
Shannon Auth resigned effective June 22. The position will be advertised soon.

Elbert County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Natural Resources, #24-18
Interviews are scheduled on August 13 & 14.

Morgan County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #32-18
This position is being advertised with a deadline for August 23.

Park County
Extension Director, Agriculture/Horticulture/Natural Resources/4-H Youth Development & Family & Consumer Sciences, #28-18
Interviews were held on July 26 & 27. Negotiations are underway.

Northeast Regional Engagement Center or Pueblo Regional Office Location TBD
Regional Extension Specialist, Range, #26-18
Negotiations are underway.

SOUTHEAST AREA

Baca County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development and Agriculture, #31-18
The position is being advertised with a deadline for August 14. Interviews are scheduled on September 17 & 18.

Cheyenne County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #TBD
Amy Kelley accepted a position in Morgan County effective July 16. The position is under review.

Kiowa County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources, #TBD
Jeramy McNeely accepted the Fremont County Director position effective July 2. The position is under review.

WESTERN REGION – C. J. Mucklow

Eagle County
Extension Agent, Horticulture and Small Acreage Management, #18-18 #33-18
The position was closed without hire. It will be re-advertised soon as #33-18 with a deadline of July 31.

Rio Blanco County
Extension Director, #TBD
Bill Ekstrom is retiring effective August 31. The position is under review.

TRI RIVER AREA

Mesa County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #34-18
Trent Hollister accepted the Extension State Specialist, 4-H Youth Development/Volunteer Development position effective August 20. The position is under review.

Extension Coordinator, Horticulture #TBD
Susan Honea is resigning August 9. The position is under review.

STATE STAFF

State 4-H Office
Extension Director, Outreach & Engagement, #TBD
Joanne Littlefield retired effective July 20. The position is under review.

State Colorado Master Gardener Coordinator, #TBD
Mary Small is retiring effective September 30. The position is under review.

All items for CSU Extension Personnel Notes should be sent to Sue Harris at susan.harris@colostate.edu.

 

New Staff

Bruce Ide

Name: Kacey Riedel

Title: Extension County Director

Location: Montezuma County

Date of Hire: July 2018

Personal Information: I was born and raised in Montezuma County, Colorado. The last six years I have been attending school in New Mexico. I have a passion for animals. I enjoy raising beef cattle with my family and convincing my husband there is always room for another dog. I am very excited to be back in my home county and look forward to serving the community that had such a big part in shaping who I am.

Job Experience: Before working for Montezuma County Extension, I attended school fulltime however the past three years I have done legal research for various entities such as New Mexico Office of the State Engineer, Kentucky Racehorse Commission, and the University of New Mexico School of Law. Two years before that I worked for a Pecan Retailer/Wholesaler in New Mexico during the school year and clerked for a Colorado County Court Judge during the summers.

Education:

2015 B.S. Agriculture and Extension Education, Minors in Marketing and Communication Studies, New Mexico State University
2018 J.D. Natural Resources and Environmental Law Certificate, University of New Mexico


Sharon King

Name: Sarah Schweig

Title: Extension County Director & Agent – Horticulture

Location: Broomfield County

Date of Hire: July 2018

Personal Information: I was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and lived a number of places before my recent move to Colorado. I love getting to know new communities, and I’m excited to be a part of CSU Extension in Broomfield. I typically spend my free time exploring the outdoors or immersed in home improvement and gardening projects.

Job Experience: Prior to joining CSU Extension, I conducted research at the Rhode Island Agricultural Experiment Station focused on the production and marketing of traditional ethnic crops. My previous experience includes landscaping and greenhouse production, youth education, and volunteer program management.

Education:
2009 B.A. Environmental Studies, Eckerd College
2017 M.S. Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Rhode Island