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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
Jacki Paone Community First Foundation Jefferson County FLTI $2,500
The Personnel Directory is updated as of November 1, 2017. 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 November 1, 2017

FRONT RANGE REGION – JoAnn Powell

Adams County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #28-17
Interviews are scheduled for November 30 and December 1.

Arapahoe County
Extension Agent, Horticulture, #08-18
The position is under review.

Douglas County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #23-17
Negotiations are underway.

Extension County Director, #22-17
Interviews are scheduled for November 6 & 7.

El Paso County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Science, #TBD
This position is under review.

Jefferson County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #03-18
This position is under review.

Larimer County
Extension County Director, #01-18
The position is being advertised with a deadline of November 28.

Weld County
Program Associate, 4-H Youth Development .45FTE, Endowed, #04-18
This position is being advertised with a deadline of November 30.

PEAKS AND PLAINS REGION – Bill Nobles

Custer County
Extension Director, #30-17
This position is being advertised with a deadline of December 7.

Logan County
Extension Agent, Agriculture & 4-H Youth Development, #27-17
Interviews are scheduled for November 2 & 3.

Park County
Extension County Director, #TBD
This position is under review.

Golden Plains Area

Northeast Regional Engagement Center
Regional Extension Specialist, Range Management, TBD
This position is under review.

Yuma County
Area Extension Agent, Livestock, #02-18
This position is being advertised with a deadline of November 21.

Southeast Area

Bent County
Area Extension Agent, Family Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development, #26-17
Abby Weber has accepted the position effective November 15. Abby has a master’s in educational leadership, principalship from the University of Northern Colorado and a B.S. in environmental, population and organismic biology from the University of Colorado. She most recently has worked for the 16th Trial Courts in Las Animas as a Court Judicial Assistant.

Otero and Crowley Counties
Area Extension Agent, Family Consumer Science, #25-17
Interviews were October 30-31. Negotiations are underway.

WESTERN REGION – C. J. Mucklow

Garfield County
Extension Agent, Ag./Youth Livestock, TBD
Kayla Hinkley has resigned this position effective December 22, 2017. This position is under review.

Jackson County
Extension Agent & Director, Ag, 4-H Youth Development/FCS #TBD
Debbie Alpe has announced her retirement effective March 31, 2018. This position is under review.

Routt County
Extension Agent, FCS & 4-H Youth Development, #07-18
The position description is approved and advertising will start soon.

San Miguel/W. Montrose Counties
Extension Program Coordinator, 4-H Youth Development, .6FTE, #05-18
Search #29-17 for this position failed. The new search (#05-18) is being advertised with a deadline of November 28.

STATE STAFF

Colorado 4-H Foundation
Colorado 4-H Foundation, Director, #06-18
This position is under review.

State 4-H Office
Extension State Specialist, 4-H Youth Development, STEM and K-12, #17-17
Wade Ingle accepted the position and started on October 23. Wade has a M.Ed. in secondary science education from Western Governor’s University and a B.S. in fisheries and wildlife management from the University of Minnesota. Wade most recently worked as a broadfield STEM science teacher in the Hot Springs School District in Montana.

Extension State Specialist, 4-H Youth Development and Volunteer Leadership, #24-17
Interviews are scheduled for November 2 & 3.

Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC), Lakewood, CO
Extension State Specialist, Senior Economist, #20-17
The search committee is reviewing the applications and checking references.

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


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Roshan Kumar Nayak

Name: Roshan Kumar Nayak

Title: Extension Specialist, Produce Safety

Location: Jefferson County

Date of Hire: August 2017

Personal Information: I love watching college sports with friends. I enjoy working in group projects. I also spent my free time learning applied data analysis.

Job Experience: Prior to working in CSU Extension, I worked as Food Science Research Assistant at the Pennsylvania State University.

Education:
2009 B.S. Agriculture Minor Elective: Dairy Science at the Banaras Hindu University, Veranasi, India
2012 M.S. Agricultural and Consumer Resources at the Tarleton State University, TX.
2016 Ph.D. Agricultural and Extension Education and Dual-title in International Agriculture and Development at the Pennsylvania State University, PA.


Wade Engle

Name: Wade Ingle

Title: State Extension Specialist
4-H Youth Development/STEM K-12

Location: CSU Campus

Date of Hire: October 2017

Personal Information: I was born in Lubbock, Texas, but as a member of a military family, I have lived throughout much of this great nation as well as in Germany. I am an avid hunter and spend my time away from work with my horses, mules and my dog. I also raise a few pigs as a hobby.

Job Experience: I have a broad professional background that includes, but is not limited to general contracting, furniture making, farrier, professional horse trainer and owner/manager of a professional rodeo facility. My educational background includes special education and a teacher of Broadfield STEM Science in both Montana and Colorado.

Education:
2003 B.S. Fisheries and Wildlife Management at University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN.
2014 M.A. Teaching, major in Science, at Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, UT.


Megan Seltzer

Name: Megan Seltzer

Title: Area Extension Agent
4-H Youth Development

Location: CSU Campus

Date of Hire: October 2017

Personal Information: I was born and raised in Colorado and grew on my family’s small operation. We raise purebred Boer goats and commercial cattle. I was active in 4-H and FFA with speaking, judging and livestock competitions. In my time off I enjoy reading and photography.

Job Experience: This is my first job out of college.

Education:
2016 B.S. Agricultural Education/Literacy concentration, minor in agricultural resource economics at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.