2022-2023 Board Members


Ricky Telg, PhD 

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


Tobie Blanchard                                                  

Director, Communications and Public Relations | Louisiana State University AgCenter 

Vice President

ChaNae Bradley

Senior Communicatons Specialist

Fort Valley State University| Agricultural Communications

Past President

LaRachelle Smith, PhD

Communications Manager | USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Jason Ellis, PhD

Department of Communications and Agricultural Education|Kansas State University

Learning Community Director

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

Professional Development Director

Lori Tyler Gula, PhD
External Communications Manager | USDA, National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Research Director

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

Marketing & Membership Director

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

Member Services Director

Latasha Ford

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

Retiree Director

Dave Kingretired

Board Appointed Positions

Development Officer

Ruth Borger

ACE Curator

Joanne Littlefield

Journal of Applied Communications

Jefferson Miller, Executive Editor

Annie Specht, Managing Editor

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

Lori Greiner

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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