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

202-478-6029

Roger Rennekamp
Extension Health Director
Cooperative Extension/ECOP
541-740-5327
rogerrennekamp@extension.org

Sandra (Sandy) Ruble
Assistant Director
Cooperative Extension/ECOP

202-478-6088

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.

2019 ECOP Meeting Minutes

  • Attachments: 2019 3rd Quarter Finance Update, Position Description for Executive Director, Executive Director Search Process, AP Article on Reputation Management, Report by Extension Resource and Partnership Committee, Journal of Extension (JOE), Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), National Extension & Research Administrative Officers Conference (NERAOC), Well Connected Communities Initiative funded by RWJF, BAA - Policy Board of Directors, ECOP 4-H National Leadership Committee (including National 4-H Council), ECOP Budget & Legislative Committee Update, eXtension Foundation Report to ECOP, National Impacts Database Committee
  • Attachments: Joint ESS/CES-NEDA Meeting Program Draft, NEDA/Cooperative Extension Section Business Meeting Agenda, CES/ECOP Executive Director Position Announcement, CES/ECOP Executive Director Search Process, Email to National Academies of Science/BANR, Innovation Scoping Document, ECOP/ESCOP Chair Letter to CMC Chair Steve Loring.
  • Attachments: Second Quarter Finance Report, Budget and Legislative Committee (BLC), Riley Memorial Foundation’s Extension and Public Outreach Report, NAS/BANR scoping study proposal, ECOP Innovation Scoping Document, SNAP-Ed Program Development Team Request/Report, Executive Director Search Process and Position Description, Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), Sponsorship of APLU’s CECE Meeting Summary, Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET), Leadership for the 21st Century (LEAD21), Board on Human Sciences (BoHS), ECOP 4-H National Leadership Committee (including National 4-H Council), 4-H Crisis Accountability Audit, 4-H Brand Reputation, ECOP Program Committee, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP), Western Region ECOP Representation Updates, Academic Programs Section Report.
  • Attachments: 2019 ECOP Budget, Executive Director Position Description, CMC Recommendations, 2020 Face-to-face Meetings, Process for the Executive Director Search
  • Attachments: ECOP Finance Updates, 2017 Chicago ECOP Workshop Summary, Position Description for Executive Director, ECOP Operating Guidelines, Report by Extension Resource and Partnership Committee, Draft of the National 4-H Partners MOU, Journal of Extension Report, ECOP Program Committee/NUEL Report, Allen Wysocki Short Bio, Final CES Report to Strategic Realignment Committee, REPORTS: Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching (CARET), ECOP 4-H National Leadership Committee (including National 4-H Council), ECOP Budget and Legislative Committee (BLC), ESCOP Diversity Catalyst Committee (DCC), Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP), eXtension Foundation Board of Directors, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP), Leadership for the 21st Century (LEAD21), National Extension & Research Administrative Officers Conference (NERAOC), National Impacts Database Committee with ESCOP, National Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Coordinating Committee
  • Attachments: ECOP Executive Committee January 2019 meeting minutes and December 2019 minutes, CES Strategic Agenda, Background on new CARET Rep, Overview of 2019 Spring ECOP Meeting, Finance Update, ECOP Infographic, EDA Team Responsibilities for 2019, 2019 ECOP Budget, Letter to Strategic Realignment Committee, ECOP Landing Page, Report to the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy from the Extension Opioid Crisis Response Workgroup

 

2018 ECOP Meeting Minutes

  • Attachments: JCEP Request for Extension Professional Certification, NIFA Listening Sessions, National Impacts Database Committee Report
  • Attachments: 2019 Calendar, ERPD Budget Proposal, FFAR background information, CES Business Meeting Agenda, Supporting documents for NIFA Listening Sessions, 2019 Budget, CES Rules of Operation
  • Attachments: 2019 ECOP Meeting Calendar, Extension Resource & Partnership Development Committee Budget Proposal, FFAR Forum Background information, CES Business Meeting Agenda, Supporting documents for NIFA Listening Sessions
  • Attachments: July ECOP Agenda, 2018 NEDA
  • Attachments: Email of July 17 to ECOP on Strategic Realignment, CES Strategic Agenda, Resolution Recognizing Steve Cain, Director of EDEN, Strategic Realignment Assignment, kglobal AgIsAmerica: 2018 Farm Bill Education Campaign, Rethinking NIFA’s Plan of Work (PoW) Reporting Framework, Resources for International Extension, Extension Resource and Partnership Development (ERPD) Committee, Proposed Changes to ECOP Operating Guidelines, Proposed Changes to the CES Rules of Operation. Written Reports: ECOP 4-H Leadership Committee Update, ESCOP Liaison Report to ECOP, Joint Council of Extension Professionals (JCEP) Report, ESCOP Diversity Catalyst Committee (DCC), National Impacts Database Committee (NIDC) with ESCOP, Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN), Leadership for the 21st Century (LEAD21), Well-Connected Communities Initiative, Council for Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching (CARET).
  • Attachments: 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: Email from Chuck Hibberd on Big Idea for the Future, Email from Helen Chipman, IMPORTANT - EFNEP program policy change

 

2017 ECOP Meeting Minutes

  • Attachments: 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: SoAR Farm Bill Recommendations (Draft); A Working Summary of Opportunities in Soil Health
  • Attachments: 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: 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: ECOP and USDA-NIFA Awards Partnership
  • Attachments: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Minutes of last meeting, Innovation Task Force Proposal, ED/A Team Review, ECOP-ESCOP Chairs DC visit

Minutes of ECOP Sub-committees

Executive Committee Minutes
  -- National Impacts Database Committee with ESCOP

Budget & Legislative Committee Minutes

Professional Development (formerly Personnel) Committee Minutes

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

4-H Leadership Committee
  -- 4-H Partners Memorandum of Understanding (2019)
  -- 4-H Leadership Committee (Member access only)

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

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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.