Acknowledgments

We thank the many funders, supporters and volunteers who have helped develop the SAEA.

Funders

  • W.K. Kelogg Foundation
  • We also thank our many 2006, 2007, and 2009 conference sponsors.

Supporters

  • Craig Cramer – Communications Specialist. Dept. of Horticulture, Cornell University.
  • Department of Horticulture, Cornell University.
  • Mann Library, Cornell University.

Volunteers

Facilitating Sustainable Agriculture Education Conference 2006 National Association Implementation Sub-Committee (ISC)

The Implementation Sub-Committee (ISC) convened in April, 2006 and developed a work plan for the period April through July. The purpose of the committee was to examine the viability of, and, as appropriate, establish, an organization that would promote post-secondary sustainable agriculture education. The ISC decided to form such an organization and name it the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA).

Final membership of the Implementation Sub-committee (ISC):

Jessy Beckett, Senior undergraduate student in Environmental Studies/Political Science at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY.

Mark Bender, Professor of Agricultural Studies at CSU Stanislaus

Giddy Bobeche, Masters student in the Environmental Studies Dept. at Florida International University, Miami.

Mary Ellen Donaldson, Senior undergraduate studying Sustainable Agriculture and Community Development at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA.

Joel Gruver, Ph.D. student in Soil Science at NC State University in Raleigh, NC.

Heather Karsten, Associate Professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Penn State University.

John Masiunas, Professor at University of Illinois working in sustainable production systems.

Albie Miles, Project coordinator and horticulture instructor within the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture Program at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at UCSC.

Katie Monsen, Ph.D. student in Environmental Studies/Agroecology at the UC Santa Cruz.

Daniel O’Connell, Ph.D. student in Adult Education and Extension Program of the Department of Education at Cornell.

Damian Parr, Ph.D. student in Agricultural Science Education at UC Davis.

Jon Piana, Junior undergraduate student in Agroecology at Colorado College.

Denis Reich, Masters student in Sustainable Agriculture and Economics, Iowa State University.

Sandy Rikoon, Director of the Community Food System and Sustainable Agriculture Program and professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Missouri.

Michelle Schroeder, Assistant Professor in the Department of Crop Science at North Carolina State University.

William Steiner, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM), University of Hawaii-Hilo.

Mark Van Horn, Director of the UC Davis Student Farm.

Mark Williams, Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky.

Initial membership of the Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA) Steering Committee:

Giddy Bobeche, Masters student in the Environmental Studies Dept. at Florida International University, Miami.

Heather Karsten, Associate Professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences at Penn State University.

John Masiunas, Professor at University of Illinois working in sustainable production systems.

Albie Miles, Project coordinator and horticulture instructor within the Apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture Program at the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS) at UCSC.

Katie Monsen, Ph.D. student in Environmental Studies/Agroecology at the UC Santa Cruz.

Damian Parr, Ph.D. student in Agricultural Science Education at UC Davis.

Sandy Rikoon, Director of the Community Food System and Sustainable Agriculture Program and professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Missouri.

Michelle Schroeder, Assistant Professor in the Department of Crop Science at North Carolina State University.

William Steiner, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management (CAFNRM), University of Hawaii-Hilo.

Mark Van Horn, Director of the UC Davis Student Farm.

Mark Williams, Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at the University of Kentucky.