GALLERY: CASNR Advisory Board meets to track strategic planning path
By: Norman Martin
Texas Tech's College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Advisory Board met Thursday (Aug. 23) for a half-day retreat at the McKenzie-Merket Center, focusing on strategic planning. The session included a state-of-the-college and thoughts-for-future presentation by CASNR Dean William Brown. In addition, the program included an update from Matt Williams, assistant director with CASNR's Office of Development and Alumni Relations, along with a review from CASNR's Strategic Planning Committee.
Current members of CASNR's Advisory Board include Ed Arnett of Loveland, Colo.; Bruce Baccus of Horseshoe Bay; Brent Bean of Lubbock; Patrick Brewer of Austin; Kevin Brinkley of Lubbock; Mary Jane Buerkle of Lubbock; Dwain Bunting of Lubbock; H. Wayne Cooper of Thorndale; Chad Dietz of Amarillo; Carol Faulkenberry of Amarillo; Tanya Forester of Lubbock; Mike Glen of Lubbock; Ernie Gandy of Olton; Monica Hightower of Lubbock; Ben Holland of Canyon; and Kayla Hopkins of Lubbock.
Other members include R.N Hopper of Petersburg; Norma Johnson of Lubbock; Nathan Jordan of Lubbock; Jeff Klose of Canyon; Will Leone of Plainview; Shelly Nutt of Lubbock; Bob Pearson of Spearman; Jim Prewitt of Coppell; James Ray of Canyon; Alex Scarborough of Lubbock; Glen Schur of Plainview; Mike Simpson of Canyon; Dane Swinburn of Lubbock; Dan Taylor of Ropesville; Shawn Wade of Lubbock; and Ross Wilson of Canyon.
The board is comprised of members who represent the college's departments, along with the college's development and alumni relations office. While members come from varied backgrounds, all share a desire to serve the college and to further the aims and goals of the departments. This, in turn, is expected to improve the resources available to CASNR and its students.
CONTACT: William Brown, Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University at (806) 742-2808 or firstname.lastname@example.org