2024-2025 Board Members


ChaNae Bradley

Senior Communications Specialist, Fort Valley State University| Agricultural Communications


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

Vice President

Latasha Ford

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

Past President

Tobie Blanchard                                                  

Director, Communications and Public Relations | Louisiana State University AgCenter  


Jason Ellis, Ph.D.

Department of Communications and Agricultural Education | Kansas State University

Learning Community Director

Justin Miller
Communications and Marketing Specialist | Alabama Cooperative Extension System

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

Kelsey Armstrong

Student Life Communications Manager |Elon University

Diversity Director

Tunyalee Martin Ph.D.

Associate Director for Communications |Statewide IPM Program, University of California

Retiree Director

Elaine Edwardretired

Board Appointed Positions

Development Officer

Jefferson Miller Ph.D., Executive 

Kati Lawson

ACE Curator


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

John Hawley

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