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Personnel Notes
March 2017

Sympathy to…

Megan Blaser and family, on the passing of her father in Oregon on January 14. They had a celebration of his life on January 21st. You may mail sympathy cards to Megan at the Larimer County Extension Office.

Congratulations to …

Ron Godin has announced his retirement effective March 15. Good luck Ron!

Jan Behunek has announced his retirement effective March 31. Good luck Jan! Enjoy it this time.

Claire Dixon on passing the Colorado Bar Exam and accepting a position with a Denver law firm that specializes in immigration issues.

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 March, 2017  
Investigators Sponsor Title Total Award Amount
Becca Jablonski & Alessandro Bonanno U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Rural Community Impacts of Farm to School: Food Supply Chains, Educational Programming, and Household Food Purchases $499,035
Claire Dixon National 4-H 4-H National Mentoring Program Year 7 $114,226
Vanessa Tranel Kansas State University 2017 4-H Military Partnership   $29,000
Martha Sullins and Marisa Bunning Colorado Department of Agriculture Building a Collaborative and Outreach Framework to Support Produce Growers in Achieving Produce Safety in Colorado $187,226

PERSONNEL UPDATE

As of March 7, 2017
Judith Barth, Director of Operations

 

The Personnel Directory is updated as of March 7, 2017. If you are interested in a hard copy of the Directory click on: extension.colostate.edu/staff-directory/  Then click on “Printable Personnel Directory.”

FRONT RANGE REGION – JoAnn Powell

Adams County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #TBD
Janet Benavente retired October 15, 2016. This position is under review.

Boulder County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #11-17
This position will be advertised soon.

Douglas County
Extension Agent, Horticulture/Small Acreage, #04-17
Search Committee is reviewing applications.

Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #05-17
Interviews will be held 3/30 and 3/31.

Larimer County
Extension Agent & County Director, #TBD
Laurel Kubin has announced her retirement effective June 2, 2017. This position is under review.

Regional Position
Front Range Regional Extension Specialist, STEM, #TBD
Claire Dixon has announced her resignation effective March 7, 2017. This position is under review.

PEAKS AND PLAINS REGION – Bill Nobles

Southeast Area
Area Extension Agent & Director, #TBD
Jennifer Wells has announced her retirement effective April 21. This position is under review.

Bent County
Area Extension Agent, FCS, #TBD
Kaye Kasza is retiring May 1, 2017. This position is under review.

Prowers County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #08-17
This position is being advertised with a deadline on March 23.

Sedgwick County
Area Extension Agent, Weed, Science/Agronomy, Golden Plains Area, #09-17
This position is being advertised with a deadline on March 30.

Regional Position
Natural Resource Conservation Service, Canon City
Extension Regional Specialist, Small Acreage Management, #07-17
The position is being advertised with a deadline on March 14.

WESTERN REGION – C. J. Mucklow

Archuleta County
Extension Director & Agent, #03-17
Interviews will be held on 3/22 and 3/23.

Garfield County
Extension Program Associate, 4-H Youth Development – School Enrichment/After-School, #10-17
This is a new position and will be advertised soon.

Tri River Area, Delta County
Area Extension Agent, Crop, Soil & Weed Sciences, #TBD
Ron Godin has announced his retirement effective March 15. This position is under review.

Tri River Area, Mesa County
Area Extension Agent, Entomology, #01-17
Negotiations are underway.

CSU Campus
State Director, 4-H Youth Development, #25-16
Jean Beeman Glowacki has accepted the position effective February 15. Jean has been working as the Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development/Volunteer Development, since November 2012. She has been serving as the interim Director of 4-H Youth Development since August 2016. Jean has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Ball State University and a master’s degree in education from Colorado State University.

Extension Coordinator, Network Systems Administration, #02-17
Tyler Rayburn has accepted the position effective March 15. Tyler earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Colorado State University in 2006. He was employed for 3 years at the CSU College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Veterinary Teaching Hospital as a help desk support technician.

Assistant Program Coordinator, Family Leadership Training Institute (FLTI), #06-17
This position will be advertised soon with a deadline on April 6.

Livestock Marketing Information Center, Lakewood
Agricultural Economist, #TBD
Jessica Sampson resigned effective December 30. This position is under review.

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