Being an Advocate for Extension

BACKGROUND

Advisory leaders are extension's most effective advocates. Well informed and articulate advisory leaders can be very effective because they believe in the value of Extension.


Advocacy is an on-going process. Advocacy is about building relationships with elected officials, community leaders and other key leaders or stakeholders. Advocacy is also about educating elected officials about clientele needs and programs.

RESOURCES

Building Relationships

Hosting a Legislative Breakfast-Event Tips for AC Members

Advocacy and Lobbying- What are the Differences?

  • Part 1- Tom Cronin, UNH, Director of Government Relations
  • Part 2- Tom Cronin, UNH, Director of Government Relations

Contact

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