Strengthening the ability of the land grant university system to execute its rural development mission

Extension Liaisons

The NCRCRD works closely with Extension Community Development Administrators in each state of the region. The group’s chair is elected by the members. For information about the group members or publications produced go to “State Extension Leader Section”.

University of Illinois

*Anne Silvis, Assistant Dean, Community and Economic Development
Office of Extension and Outreach
555 Bevier Hall, 905 S Goodwin Ave., MC-184
Urbana, IL 61801
217-333-5126 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Pennie Crinion, Director of Program Planning and Evaluation
Extension and Outreach
557 Bevier Hall MC-184
Urbana, IL 61801
217-333-1131 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Purdue University

Lionel ‘Bo’ Beaulieu, Director, Center for Regional Development
Mann Hall, Suite 266, 203 Martin Jischke Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971
765-588-6467 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Michael Wilcox, Senior Associate, Center for Regional Development
203 S. Martin Jischke Drive, Suite 266
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1971
765-494-7273 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Iowa State University

Gary Taylor, Associate Professor, Community and Regional Planning
Community and Regional Planning Department
158 College of Design
Ames, IA, 50011
515-290-0214 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Kansas State University

Trudy Rice, Extension Specialist, Community Vitality
State Program Leader-Community Vitality
101 Umberger Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506
785 766 3996 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Gregg Hadley, Department of Agricultural Economics
123 D Umberger, Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-5838 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Michigan State University

David Ivan, Institute Director, Greening Michigan Institute
Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 466W. Circle Drive, Room 160
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-432-7602 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

North Central Cooperative Extension Association (NCCEA)

Robin Shepard,Executive Director
507 Extension Administration Building
Madison, WI 53706-1498
(608) 890-2688 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

North Central Regional Center for Rural Development

Mark Skidmore, Professor and Director, NCRCRD
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture, 446W. Circle Drive, Room 67
517-353-9172 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

University of Minnesota

Kent Olson, Associate Dean, Ext Ctr for Community Vitality
433 Coffey Hall, 1420 Eckles Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55108
612-625-7723 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

University of Missouri

Mary Leuci, Assistant Dean and Extension Associate Professor
Community Development
232 Gentry Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
573-882-2937 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Don Macke, Program Leader for Community Vitality
Center for Rural entrepreneurship
Lincoln, NE 68505
402-323-7336 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

North Dakota State University

Lynette Flage, Director, Center for Community Vitality
Dept 7390, PO Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050
701-231-7782 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

The Ohio State University

Gregory Davis, Assistant Director
OSU Extension Community Development
Columbus, Ohio
614-292-6232 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

South Dakota State University

Karla Trautman, Interim Director, SDSU Extension
SAG 154 Box 2207D
Brookings, SD 57007
605-688-4792 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

University of Wisconsin

Patrick Robinson, Interim Program Director
202 Henry Mail, Room 202
Madison, WI 53706
920-465-2175 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

#Greg Wise, Director, Center for Community and Economic Development
510 Langdon Street, Room 327
Madison, WI 53703
608-263-7804 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

USDA/NIFA Liaison


Brent Elrod, National Program Leader (Washington, DC)

South Liaison (Virginia State University)

Crystal Tyler-Mackey
Extension Specialist, Community Vitality
804-527-4235 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

West Liaison (Montana State University)

Paul Lachapelle
Extension Community Development Specialist
406-994-3620 / .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

 

*Chair, ** Chair elect (rotate annually, July through June: #Past Chair