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Sympathy to…

The Family of Phyllis ‘Joan’ Scarpella (April 8, 1929 – July 4, 2017) who passed away. Please click on the link below for her Obituary and information.
http://www.vesseyfuneralservice.com/fh/obituaries/obituary.cfm?o_id=4301015&fh_id=13050

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
Cary Weiner USDA-Rural Development Feedlot Assessment for Solar Energy $30,000

 

The Personnel Directory is updated as of September 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 September 1, 2017

FRONT RANGE REGION – JoAnn Powell

Adams County
Extension Agent, Family & Consumer Sciences, #12-17
Search ended without a hire. Will be re-advertised as #28-17 with an October 3 deadline.

Douglas County
Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development/Livestock, #23-17
This position is being advertised with a September 5 deadline.

Extension County Director, #22-17
This position is being advertised with a September 21 deadline.

Larimer County
Extension County Director, #13-17
Interviews were held on August 23-24.

Site Coordinator, FLTI, 0.75 FTE, #21-17
Applications are being reviewed.

PEAKS AND PLAINS REGION – Bill Nobles

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

Logan County
Extension Agent, Agriculture & 4-H Youth Development, #27-17
This positon is being advertised with a September 28 deadline.

Park County
Extension County Director, #TBD
This position is under review. Deb Lester announced her retirement effective September 5, 2017.

Golden Plains Area
Yuma County
Area Extension Agent, Livestock, #TBD
The position is under review.

Southeast Area
Bent County
Area Extension Agent, Family Consumer Science/4-H Youth Development, #26-17
This position is being advertised with a September 7 deadline.

Otero and Crowley Counties
Area Extension Agent, Family Consumer Science, #25-17
This position is being advertised with a September 26 deadline.

Prowers County
Area Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, #19-17
Interviews were held on August 21-22. Negotiations are underway.

WESTERN REGION – C. J. Mucklow

STATE STAFF

State 4-H Office
Extension State Specialist, 4-H Youth Development, STEM and K-12, #17-17
Interviews will be held September 13-14.

Extension State Specialist, 4-H Youth Development and Volunteer Leadership, #24-17
This position is being advertised soon with a September 19 deadline.

Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC), Lakewood, CO
Extension State Specialist, Senior Economist, #20-17
This position is being advertised with a September 29 deadline.

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


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John Spring

Name: John Spring

Title: Area Extension Agent, Weed Science and Agronomy

Location: Golden Plains Area – Sedgwick County

Date of Hire: July 2017

Personal Information: I was born and raised in Washington State, where I lived until starting with CSU Extension. Outside of work, I enjoy time with family and various outdoor pursuits, especially bird hunting.

Job Experience: I worked previously as an NRCS Soil Conservationist, and was able to participate in Extension research and education as a graduate student at Washington State University where I specialized in weed science and cropping systems.

Education:
2011 B.A., Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
2017 Ph.D., Crop Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA


Markley Walsh

Name: Markley Walsh

Title: Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development

Location: Boulder County

Date of Hire: July 2017

Personal Information: I was born and raised in San Marcos, Texas but moved to Colorado in 2010. I love spending time outside, camping, hiking with my dog and caring for my two horses.

Job Experience: Prior to working in Colorado Extension, I was a Polo Ranch Manager in Texas and a Dog Groomer.

Education:
2008 B.S. Agricultural Leadership and Development, Texas A&M University
2013 M.S. Agricultural Extension Education, Colorado State University