2011 Executive Committee Candidate
(at OSU since 2002), Associate Professor and Head, Extension and Experiment Station Communications, College of Agricultural Sciences
FACULTY SENATE SERVICE: Faculty Senator (College of Agricultural Sciences) 2009-present, 2004-06 and Faculty Recognition and Awards Committee, 2005-06
COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES SERVICE: Faculty and Staff Awards Committee, Chair 2011 and Diversity and Inclusiveness Committee, 2004-07
UNIVERSITY SERVICE: Extension Centennial Committee, 2010-11; Extension Transformation Faculty Advisory Committee, 2009-10; Outreach
and Engagement Executive Committee, 2008-present; Outreach and Engagement Strategic Planning Committee, 2008; and State of the
As head of a communications department, I describe the contributions that OSU faculty make in research,
teaching, and public service. Working with faculty both on and off campus and in several colleges, I also see their challenges
as shrinking budgets drive transformations at every level, from collaborations to funding models.
OSU is a community of problem solvers and our model of shared governance should ensure that the talents and insights of creative faculty
be applied to the most difficult problems the university faces. My commitment is to bring the perspective of faculty, on and off campus, to the table.