2021-2022 Board Members


LaRachelle Smith

 Managing Director for Table SALT Group, Student Leadership   Development Institute


Ricky Telg, PhD 

 Professor, Dept. of Agricultural Education & Communication   Director, UF/IFAS Center for Public Issues                    

Vice President

Tobie Blanchard                                                  

Director, Communications and Public Relations, Louisiana State University AgCenter 

Past President

Jennifer Alexander

Director | Oregon State University Extension Communications 


Jefferson Miller

Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology|University of Arkansas

Learning Community Director

Kay Ledbetter
Communications Specialist | Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Amarillo & Veron

Professional Development Director

Dr. Lori Tyler Gula
Communications Manager | New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station, An Affiliate Assistant Professor of Education at the University of New Hampshire

Research Director

Dr. Jamie Loizzo 
Assistant Professor | Department of Agricultural Education and Communication (AEC) | University of Florida

Marketing & Membership Director

Suzanne Street
Director of Agricultural Communications at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and SANS Center director for the School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences 

Member Services Director

ChaNae Bradley
Senior Communicatons Specialist
Fort Valley State University| Agricultural Communications

Retiree Director

Robert Caslerretired

Board Appointed Positions

Development Officer

Melea Reicks Licht
Iowa State University

ACE Curator

Joanne Littlefield

Journal of Applied Communications

Dr. Courtney Meyers, Executive Editor

Jefferson Miller, Managing Editor

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

Matt Browning

ACE Representative to Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP)/Experiment Station Committee on Organization and Policy (ESCOP) Communications and Marketing Committee

Elizabeth Gregory North

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