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2020 CARET Leadership

CARET Executive Committee

J. Noland Ramsey
North Carolina State
J. Robert Frazee
University of Maryland 
at College Park
Vice Chairman
Jean-Mari Peltier
University of California
Purdue University
Past Chairwoman

Regional Representatives (Expiration of Term)

William J. Cutts, New Jersey (2022)
J. Robert Frazee, Maryland (2021)
Bernadette M. Reichle (2021)

North Central
Barbara L. Cooksley, Nebraska (2022)
Howard C. (H. C.) Russell, Jr., Missouri (2021)
Ben E. Steffen, Nebraska (2021)

Elvis L. Graves, North Carolina (2021)
J. Noland Ramsey, North Carolina (2022)
Rodd Moesel, Oklahoma (2022)

P. Andrew “Andy” Groseta, Arizona (2021)
Robert T. Mattive, Colorado (2022)
Jean-Mari Peltier, California (2021)

Liaisons (Expiration of Appointment)

Academic Program Section/Academic Programs Committee on Organization and Policy: Eric F. Hinson, Florida (2024)
APLU Board on Human Sciences: Connie Pelton Kays, Kansas (2022)
Cooperative Extension Section/Extension Committee on Organization and Policy: Charlotte L. Wenham, Michigan (2022)
Experiment Station Section/Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy: Katie K. Frazier, Virginia (2023)
International Agriculture Section/International Committee on Organization and Policy: Rebecca Walth, South Dakota (2023)
Minority-Serving Institutions (1890): James G. Brown, Jr., Tennessee (2024)
Minority-Serving Institutions (1994): James R. Durglo (2022)
FY 2022/2023 Budget: Brian Hardin, Alabama
Committee on Legislation and Policy: Jake Tibbitts, Nevada (2023 Farm Bill)
National Association of University Forest Resources Programs:  Vacant (2024)
National Association of Counties: Christopher M. Streeter (2023)
Administrative Heads Section: Michael J. Boehm, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
BAA Policy Board of Directors: Thomas G. Coon, Oklahoma State University


Featured Project & Initiative


Three university of idaho students doing field research in a meadow
Agriculture, Human Sciences & Natural Resources
APLU's Board on Natural Resources and Board on Oceans, Atmosphere, and Climate authored the Science, Education, and Outreach Roadmap for Natural Resources to provide guidance for policy makers in strategic planning and investment.

Featured Project & Initiative


Student testing chemicals in a lab
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.