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Welcome to the University of Maryland Extension Faculty and Staff Advisory Committee (UME-FSAC) website.
Do you have an issue or topic you would like to bring to the attention of the committee?
Please contact any of the members listed below. We are committed to bring issues to the attention of the UME administrative team. As an advisory committee, we can share, advise, and make suggestions; it is up to the administrative team to listen, consider, and decide on matters that affect the entire organization.
To read about the make up and responsibilities of the UME-FSAC, please read page 13 of the UME Plan of Organization.
Membership consists of county/city, regional and state faculty and staff. There are two representatives from each level of UME as well as two at-large positions for a total of twelve members. Representatives are from: East Region, West Region, Research & Education Centers, Departments and staff. At-large positions are utilized to ensure committee diversity. All terms are for two years, with half the membership being replaced every year.
Meeting minutes are available on the UME-FSAC page.
The current membership, contact information, category representing, title, location, and term expiration date follows:
Chair: Elaine Bailey, East Region, 4-H Development, Calvert County, 2013
Chair-elect: Andrew Ristvey, REC, Extension Specialist, Commercial Horticulture, WREC, 2014
Secretary: Cheryl Hill, West Region, Administrative Assistant, Carroll County 2013
Dee Dee Allen, REC, Admin Assistant, WMREC, 2013Michael Elonge, At-Large, Agent, Family and Consumer Sciences, Baltimore City, 2013
Nia Imani Fields, At-Large, 4-H Youth Development, Baltimore County, Re-elected 2014
Ria Malloy, REC, Business Manager, HGIC, Re-elected, 2014
Lis Maring, Extension Specialist, School of Public Health, 2014
Patricia Moore, Staff, Desktop Publishing Technician, Baltimore County, 2013
Karen Redderson, Area Extension Director (Wicomico, Somerset, Worcester), 2014
Shante' Stokes, 4-H, Agent, Prince George's County, 2014
Kristen Wilson, Academic Department, Agent & Regionals Extension Specialist, 4-H Horse, 2013
Contact any individual on the committee with issues or comments you would like brought up. Your issue will be shared.
For more information, contact Ria Malloy
Last updated: 06/14/2012
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