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Richard M. (Rick) Klemme
Executive Director
Cooperative Extension/ECOP

202-478-6029
 
Sandra (Sandy) Ruble
Assistant Director
Cooperative Extension/ECOP

202-478-6088
 
Marianne Klein
Program Assistant
202-478-6093

ECOP Archives

Cooperative Extension Section Annual Reports

The Cooperative Extension Section (CES) Annual Report is designed to provide an overview of the work of ECOP members, committees, task forces, liaisons and the Executive Director and Administrator team on behalf of the Cooperative Extension Section. Click year to view - 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013.

2018 ECOP Meeting Minutes

  • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Strategic Agenda; ECOP Finance Update; 2018 National Extension Directors and Administrators (NEDA)/Cooperative Extension Section (CES) Annual Meeting Planning Committee; BAA - Committee on Legislation and Policy (CLP); CES Culture of Health Partnership with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET); ECOP 4-H National Leadership Committee (including National 4-H Council); ECOP Program Committee – Civil Dialogue on Race Relations; ESCOP Diversity Catalyst Committee (DCC) Update; Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN); Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP); National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL) Coordinating Committee; USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture
     
  • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: CES Strategic Agenda, ECOP Finance Update, Email from Chuck Hibberd on Big Idea for the Future, Email from Helen Chipman, IMPORTANT - EFNEP program policy change
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    2017 ECOP Meeting Minutes

    • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: NIFA listening session email announcement, NIFA Time & Effort Reporting –OMB Standards, Health Implementation Teams Final Report Executive Summary, Technology and Innovation Report, Report by National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL), ESCOP/ESS Diversity Catalyst Committee Report, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) Report, Budget and Legislative Committee Report, BAA - Policy Board of Directors Report, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) Report, National 4-H Council Report, Board on Human Sciences Liaison Report (BoHS) Report, Journal of Extension (JOE) Report
    • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: SoAR Farm Bill Recommendations (Draft); A Working Summary of Opportunities in Soil Health
    • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: ESCOP Diversity in Research Leadership Task Force, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health PRM Effort Request, NASEM Breakthroughs 2030, 4-H Leadership Committee Report, Cornerstone Government Affairs Appropriations Reports, eXtension Foundation Report and Request, Rapid Response Team Proposal, CARET Report, Board on Human Sciences Report, ESCOP Liaison Report, Journal of Extension Report, NEDA Planning Committee Report, National 4-H Council Update
    • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Rapid Response Team on Civil Discourse Report Executive Summary, National Impacts Database Writing Team Report, TEConomy Report, JCEP Update, 2016 IPM Report, ECOP/ESCOP Health Implementation Action Teams Report, Private Resource Mobilization Task Force Report, ESCOP Liaison Report, National 4-H Council reports
    • Attachment is integrated into the document at the link provided: ECOP and USDA-NIFA Awards Partnership
    • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: APLU BAC Proposed New Approach FAQ, Private Resource Mobilization Report 1.13.17, Innovation Task Force Update, Chair report, ECOP Personnel Committee Report/Excellence in Extension Award Changes

       

      2016 ECOP Meeting Minutes

      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) funding request, EDA Team Roles and Expectations, Innovation Task Force Executive Summary, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, National 4-H Council Board of Trustees, SNAP-ED Program Development Team funding, ECOP 2017 Budget, ECOP 2017 Calendar, ECOP 2017 Emphasis Areas and Ongoing Priorities, APLU-Mexico MOU Implementation.
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: National System Task Force Report, Private Resource Mobilization Task Force, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture Update, Farm Bill 2018 Extension Priorities, SNAP-ED, Request from BAA on antimicrobial resistance, Recommendation from Measuring Excellence in Extension, EDA Team roles and expectations, Policy Board of Directors Plan of Work and various other mid-year written reports.
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: ECOP Private Resource Mobilization (PRM) Task Force Background and Charge, ECOP Regional Budget Discussion – Executive Committee email message (National summary) and 5 regional summaries, Results of ECOP Vote on Public Value Statement, Search process documents – Letter from Michelle Rodgers and ECOP Executive Director Search Process, Chair Report to ECOP – DC Visits 5.3.16 (USDA & NASDA), and Email Message, SUBJECT: ACTION BY 5.25.16 -- POW Working Groups recommendations.
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: 4-H National Leadership Committee, APLU New Engagement, BAA - Policy Board of Directors, Board on Human Sciences, Budget and Legislative Committee, CES-NIFA Relations Follow-up, CMC, Chair Report, Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET), ECOP Budget Task Force, ED/A Team Review, ESS-CES/NEDA Draft Agenda, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN), eXtension Foundation Board of Directors, Extension Journal Inc. Board of Directors (JOE), FY2017 proposed USDA-NIFA Budget – Cooperative Extension response , Health Implementation , Innovation Task Force Update, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP), Leadership for the 21st Century (LEAD), MEiE, Mary Jane Willis Endowment, National 4-H Council, National Coalition for Food and Agriculture Research (NC-FAR), National Impacts Database Committee, National System Task Force, NUEL, Personnel Committee, Private Resource Mobilization, Program Committee
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Minutes of last meeting, Innovation Task Force Proposal, ED/A Team Review, ECOP-ESCOP Chairs DC visit

       

      2015 ECOP Meeting Minutes

      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: A National Framework for Urban Extension, Cooperative Extension Innovation Inventory Executive Summary, APLU Task Force on “The New Engagement”, Extension Executive Consultants, ECOP 2016 Budget, ECOP 2016 Goals and Calendar, Value of Capacity Funds Document, Private Resource Mobilization for Cooperative Extension: Pathways to a National Initiative, Private Resource Mobilization PowerPoint, JCEP Report, Report from NIFA, ESCOP Report
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Advancing New Budget Initiatives; Policy Board of Directors motion on new budget initiatives; Assessment Policies and Procedures; ESCOP Diversity and Inclusion Committee; New Engagement Planning Team Nominations; Summary Document on Account 5730; Federal Register Announcement on Nutrition Education; Private Resource Mobilization Report; NEDA 2015 Agenda
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Resolution for North Central Region; ECOP/ESCOP Chairs Alliance; DRAFT-Ag Act Producer Education Report; National Impacts Database Committee Proposal for Content Development Team; Plan of Work Expert Panel; Notes: NIFA-CES Partnership Retreat Follow-up Discussion; Graphic Element; ECOP Budget and Legislative Committee; ECOP 4-H National Leadership Committee; Board on Human Sciences; National 4-H Council); Journal of Extension; National Impacts Database Committee; Policy Board of Directors; Measuring Excellence in Extension; Impact Writing Proposal; Creating a National Brand for Cooperative Extension;CARET Report to ECOP; JCEP Blue Ribbon Committee; Unifying the 4-H Brand; Calendar for the ECOP/ESCOP Health Implementation Team; Written Report from NIFA Liaison-Holland
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Changing Our World, Inc. contract; ECOP-ESCOP Health Implementation Team 5.5.15 PPT; USDA-NIFA Liaison Assignments; draft NEDA 2015 agenda
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Minutes from January 2015, Financial Projections, Private Fund Development, Budget and Legislative Committee, NDSU letter, CARET report to ECOP, National 4-H Council, JCEP, SNAP-Ed, ECOP/ESCOP Health Implementation Team, National Impact Database Committee, Cooperative Extension-NIFA Retreat Follow-up, Innovation Inventory, Timberline Manifesto, NEDA 2015 Agenda, ECOP/ESCOP Strategic Alliance, Implementation of ECOP Goals, Journal of Extension, Social Media Campaign
      • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: Minutes from October 2014, ECOP budget projections, NC-FAR dialogue notes, ECOP/ESCOP Chair DC visits.

      Cooperative Extension System: A Compendium of Events and Documents - 1862-Present

      CLICK HERE to browse more than a century of events and titles of documents that are available upon request.

       

      Document Libraries for ECOP Committees and Other

      Executive Committee Minutes
        -- National Impacts Database Committee with ESCOP

      Budget & Legislative Committee Minutes

      Personnel Committee Minutes

      Program Committee Minutes
        -- Health Implementation Team with ESCOP (2015-2017)
        -- Strategic Priorities Document (2012)

      4-H Leadership Committee
        -- 4-H Partners Memorandum of Understanding (2014)
        -- 4-H Leadership Committee (Member access only)

      2013 Archive of National Branding Tools and Template

  • Attachments are integrated into the document at the link provided: NIFA listening session email announcement, NIFA Time & Effort Reporting –OMB Standards, Health Implementation Teams Final Report Executive Summary, Technology and Innovation Report, Report by National Urban Extension Leaders (NUEL), ESCOP/ESS Diversity Catalyst Committee Report, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) Report, Budget and Legislative Committee Report, BAA - Policy Board of Directors Report, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) Report, National 4-H Council Report, Board on Human Sciences Liaison Report (BoHS) Report, Journal of Extension (JOE) Report

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Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
Iowa State University will establish and host a new national Institute for Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education. APLU and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) chose Iowa State to lead the institute, which is designed to foster and coordinate research and education activities using a One Health approach to comprehensively tackle the AMR problem.