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Members

2020 BAA Policy Board of Directors

(Expiration of Term follows name)


Chair


Orlando F. McMeans (2021)
Chancellor-Dean
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center 


Alternate:  Kenneth L. White, Utah State University
 

Chair-elect

Thomas G. Coon (2023)
Vice President, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Oklahoma State University

Alternate:  Cathann A. Kress, The Ohio State University
 

Academic Programs Section

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Susan S. Sumner (2021)
Associate Dean, Academic Programs
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Alternate:  Bryan L. Garton, University of Missouri, Columbia
 

Cooperative Extension Section


Michelle S. Rodgers (2021)
Associate Dean and Director of Cooperative Extension
University of Delaware

Alternate:  Wendy Powers, University of California


Experiment Station Section


Gary A. Thompson
(2020)
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education and Director, Agricultural Experiment Station
The Pennsylvania State University

Alternate:  Deb HamernikUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
 

International Agriculture Section


John R. Vreyens (2020)
Director, Global Initiatives
University of Minnesota Extension

Alternate:  Amrit N. Bart, University of Georgia


1890 Land-Grant Universities

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Carolyn J. Williams (2021)
Associate Administrator, Cooperative Extension
Prairie View A&M University

Alternate:  Vernon L. Jones, Langston University

 

1994 Land-Grant Universities

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Charlene E. Carr (2021)
Director of Land-Grant Programs
Institute of American Indian Arts

Alternate:  Stephen R. Yanni, Bay Mills Community College


APLU Non-Land-Grant Universities

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William F. Brown (2021)
Dean
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
Texas Tech University

Alternate:  Karen L. Jones,  Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Insular/Territorial Institutions


Lee S. Yudin (2020)
Dean and Professor, College of Natural and Applied Sciences
University of the Guam

Alternate: Thomas W. Zimmerman, University of the Virgin Islands
 

APLU (ex officio)

Douglas L. Steele
Vice President for Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities

Meetings & Events Events

 

Sep
28
All Day
This will be a virtual event.
Jun
28
All Day
Hilton Concord Hotel, 1970 Diamond Boulevard, Concord, CA 94520

Featured Project & Initiative

 

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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

 

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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.