|Sarah Anderson||University of Arkansas||(Family and Consumer Sciences)|
|Claude Bess||Oklahoma State University||(Middle Management)|
|Ron Brown||ASRED Executive Director|
|Charles Cox||Oklahoma State University||(4-H Youth Development)|
|Dave Foster||Oklahoma State University||(Advisor)|
|Ross Love||Oklahoma State University||(Agriculture and Natural Resources)|
|Carolyn Nobles, Chair||Prairie View A&M University||(Family and Consumer Sciences)|
|Louie Rivers||Kentucky State University||(Agriculture and Natural Resources)|
|Charles Sheppherd||Alcorn State University||(Community Development)|
|Bonnie Teater||Southern Rural Development Center|
|Joe Waldrum||University of Arkansas||(Program and Staff Development)|
Chair Carolyn Nobles called the group to order and thanked all for being present. Minutes from the January 11 meeting were approved (Cox/Waldrum).
Advisor David Foster reported that the PLC Organization Task Force would be meeting March 14 and 15 in Atlanta. Plans are for having only one face-to-face meeting with all items discussed with assignments made and follow-up action handled electronically.
Ron Brown indicated that a meeting of the Cooperative Extension Curriculum Project (CECP) team was held January 22 and 23 with their next meeting scheduled for April 24 and 25. The E-Extension meeting is scheduled for March 25 and 26 with representatives from across the South as well as representatives from each of the other regions, CSREES, ADEC, and SRDC.
The Southern Region Program Committee Meeting agenda for August 2002 was discussed. It was determined that the following agenda be adopted:
Theme: E-Extension: Strengthening Collaboration and Capacity
Dates: August 25-28, 2002
Location: Embassy Suites, Nashville, Tennessee
|Sunday, August 25|
|4:00||Southern PLC meeting|
|Monday, August 26|
|E-Extension (Ron Brown)|
|8:30||Cooperative Extension Curriculum Project (CECP)|
|10:30||Program Committee Meetings (routine Committee business)|
"Wake 'Em Up with Wisdom" Wendell H. Bailey, Jr., Chief Technologist, NBC, Inc, (CONFIRMED)
|3:30||Program Committee Meetings (to discuss CECP, etc.)|
|6:30||Reception/Exhibit Fair (will await response from Communications and Information Technology Committee) to replace State Night Out|
|Tuesday, August 27|
|8:00||Breakout Groups to discuss CCEP (along lines of subcommittees)|
Inventory and Pilot
|10:00||Program Committees Meeting (to discuss breakout groups and routine business)|
|1:00||Program Committees (routine business)|
|3:30||Time set aside for Joint Program Committee Meetings (Program committee chairs are encouraged to coordinate with other appropriate committee chairs to make this happen.)|
|4:15||Time set aside for Joint Program Committee Meetings|
Wednesday, August 28
|8:00||Committee Meetings (routine business)|
It was also decided that registration and information about this meeting would all be handledelectronically.
Agriculture and Natural Resources--No report.
Communications and Information Technology--Gloria Mosby sent an email message that their Committee would be meeting by conference call later in the month and would determine specifics about involvement in the August meeting.
Community Development--Rick Maurer sent a message that their Committee met during the recent National Community Resources and Economic Development conference in Orlando and the committee is taking a hard look at a comprehensive plan of community development training.
4-H Youth Development--The triennial meeting is scheduled for the week of March 11 in San Antonio with over 130 specialists registered from throughout the Southern region.
Family and Consumer Science--No report.
Middle Management--Claude Bess reported that their planning committee is working on the 2003 meeting and as information becomes available it will be shared with the PLC.
Program and Staff Development--No report.
Next Conference Call:
May 10--9:00 a.m. Central / 10:00 a.m. Eastern