National eXtension Foundation Leadership Council Continues Growth

The next meeting of the new National eXtension Foundation Leadership Council is September 19, 2012 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Immediately following the meeting, a press/media event will introduce the formation of eXtension – America’s Research-based Learning Network. The role of the Council is to assist eXtension with taking the initiative to the highest level possible, both in terms of its content and in building private partnerships and support. The Council includes a dynamic team of individuals including:

David Roselle, Ph.D., Council Convener
Director, Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
President Emeritus, University of Delaware

Robert F. Bennett
Former U.S. Senator – Utah and Owner, Bennett Consulting Groups

Susan Crowell
Editor, Ohio Farm and Dairy

Dot Neale
IBM Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Manager – IN/KY/MI/OH/TN

William Nelson, Ph.D.
President, CHS Foundation
Vice-President, Corporate Citizenship, CHS Inc.

Doug Steele, Ph.D.
Chair, Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP)
Vice President External Affairs and Director of Extension, Montana State University

Jimmy Henning, Ph.D.
President, eXtension Foundation
Director, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

Michael Ouart Ph.D.
Chair, eXtension Finance Task Force
Vice Provost and Director of Cooperative Extension
University of Missouri

Ron Brown, Ph.D.
eXtension Foundation Board of Directors
Executive Director, Association of Southern Region Extension Directors
Mississippi State University

Dan Cotton
Executive Director, eXtension
University of Nebraska – Lincoln

Bob Lewis, Chairman and Founder and
Ann Hagan-Michel, Marketing and Development Associate
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