2023-2024 Board Members


Tobie Blanchard                                                  

Director, Communications and Public Relations | Louisiana State University AgCenter  


ChaNae Bradley

Senior Communications Specialist, Fort Valley State University| Agricultural Communications

Vice President

Stacey Stearns
Communications Specialist | University of Connecticut (UCONN) Extension

Past President

Ricky Telg, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Agricultural Education & Communication Director | UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues


Jason Ellis, Ph.D.

Department of Communications and Agricultural Education | Kansas State University

Learning Community Director

Stacey Stearns
Communications Specialist | University of Connecticut (UCONN) Extension

Professional Development Director

John Hawley

Director of Communications | Montana State University Extension

Research Director

Laura Fischer, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor |Texas Tech University

Marketing & Membership Director

Stacy Herrick

Marketing Director | WV National Guard Military Authority - Patriot Gardens

Member Services Director

Latasha Ford

Research Communications Specialist |Fort Valley State University College of  Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology (CAFST)

Retiree Director

Dave Kingretired

Board Appointed Positions

Development Officer

Jefferson Miller, Executive 

Katie Lawson

ACE Curator

Joanne Littlefield

Journal of Applied Communications

Lauri Baker, Executive Editor

Holli Leggette, Managing Editor

ACE Representative to Journal of Extension (JOE) Board of Directors

Lori Greiner

ACE Representative to APLU Board on Agriculture Assembly’s Communications and Marketing Committee

Elizabeth Gregory North

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