Community Development Committee
Conference Call
July 27, 2001

Members in attendance:

Chris Sieverdes
Alan Barefield
Hank Cothran
Harry Strawn
Bonnie Teater
Bo Beaulieu
Virgil Culver MSU
Mike Wood
Gregg Taylor
Sally Maggard

1. Meeting Called to order 10:05.

2. Minutes from May meeting were approved.

Harry second

3. SRDC Southern Institute for Rural Development - update by Bo.

4. PLC Report

PLC chair and vice chairs meeting at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Ron Brown is going to meet with us at 1 p.m. at our first committee meeting. He is the new ASRED regional executive director. Margaret Hale will meet with us immediately after Ron. Margaret is coming to talk about multi-state train the trainer efforts. A proposal was sent to CRD leaders about a month ago. Chris - we want a meeting with the Ag Program leaders at the PLC meeting. We need to identify where CRD folks are collaborating with other program areas (i.e., CRD and Family/Youth. Bonnie - are there any CRD multi-state agreements? Chris, we are linking through SRDC. The Sunday meeting is on multi-state collaboration.

5. Sally Maggard - February meeting

We are looking for support from ECS to help us plan out what the future is going to look like for the base program. What comes out of Savannah needs to be incorporated/presented in Orlando (Chris).

6. Other

7. Meeting adjourned at 10:50 p.m.