[CANCELED]-Our Legislative Breakfast and State Advisory Council Meeting will be held on March 26, 2020 in Concord.

UPDATE- Due to the public health concern caused by the COVID-19 virus, UNH administration made the decision to cancel all UNH Cooperative Extension events, programs and noncredit classes through April 5. The health and safety of our staff and the many mem

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Prior Meeting Minutes


  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Acceptance of October 2019 SAC Meeting Minutes
  • Vice Provost, Outreach and Engagement, Director of Extension-Ken La Valley
    • Highlights from President Dean’s State of the University Address and an Update on the Huron Report
  • Director of Finance, Administration and Utilities, Darrel Covell
    • Extension budget update
  • Associate Director, Amy Ouellette
    • Investment in our future – a staffing update
  • Lunch
  • Introduction to Lauren Banker, newly hired Public Affairs Manager
    • Conversation about our goals for this position, including Lauren’s role in county and state government relations.
  • Featured program presentation by Shane Bradt, Extension State Specialist
    • What are Cyanobacteria and why should you care? Blue-green algae poses a threat to public health and the environment; NH residents are taking action
  • 2:00 Adjourn


Kenneth La Valley
Vice Provost of Outreach and Engagement/Director, UNH Extension
V Provost, Univ Outrch & Engmt
Phone: (603) 862-4343
Office: Cooperative Extension, Taylor Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Lauren Banker
Public Affairs Manager
Phone: (603) 862-5357
Office: Advancement, Elliott Alumni Center, Durham, NH 03824