The Communication and Marketing Committee (CMC) oversees and guides the Communications and Marketing Project (CMP). The CMP is a coordinated and targeted educational effort to increase awareness of the Land-grant University agricultural and related programs, Agricultural Experiment Stations and Cooperative Extension Services. The CMP is supported by three sections of the APLU Board on Agriculture – Administrative Heads (AHS), Cooperative Extension (CES) and Experiment Station (ESS).

The CMC is the policy making body that oversees the development, implementation and effectiveness of this targeted educational effort, including coordination with APLU and consulting firms hired to advance this initiative. The CMC is the responsible entity specified in the contract between APLU and kglobal and in the contract between APLU and Cornerstone Government Affairs for oversight of the work as it relates to the CMP.

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NameCommittee PositionAffiliationEmail
Steve LoringChairWAAESDsloring@nmsu.edu
Mark RiegerIncoming ChairNERAmrieger@udel.edu
Mark LatimorePast ChairARDlatimorm@fvsu.edu
M. Ray McKinnieAHS ChairAHSmmckinnie@vsu.edu
Deb HamernikESCOP ChairNCRAdhamernik2@unl.edu
Ed JonesECOP ChairASREDejones1@vt.edu
Nancy CoxAHSSouthern AHSncox@email.uky.edu
J.F. MeullenetESSSAAESDjfmeull@uark.edu
Karla TrautmannCESNCCEAkarla.trautman@sdstate.edu
Cynda ClaryACOPSouthern APScynda.clary@okstate.edu
Brian MeyerACEIowa State Universitybmeyer@iastate.edu
Glynda BeckerCGAWashington State Universityglynda.becker@wsu.edu
Faith PeppersNational Impacts DatabaseUniversity of Georgiapepper@uga.edu
Katie FrazierCARETSouthern CARETkfrazier@fcvirginias.com
Doug SteeleAHS Executive DirectorAPLUdsteele@APLU.ORG
Rick KlemmeExecutive DirectorECOPrklemme@aplu.org
Rick RhodesExecutive Vice-ChairNERArcr3@uri.edu
David LeibovitzAssistant Executive Vice-Chair, ex-officioNERAdavid_leibovitz@uri.edu