The 2012 NACDEP Conference was held in Park City, Utah, from May 20-23, 2012.

We hope to see you in 2013 at Galaxy!

 


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2012 CONFERENCE PROGRAM

 

2012 PRESENTATIONS

 

Concurrent Session I

FINANCIAL

Providing Volunteer Income Tax Assistance to Underserved Rural Communities through Virtual VITA
Dean Miner, Utah State University Extension
Margie Memmott, Utah State University Extension
Mike Johnson, Utah State University Extension

Gaining Access to Capital for my Clients
Richard Proffer, U. of Missouri

Evaluating the Fiscal Condition and Stress Level of Cities and Counties in Kansas
Rebecca Bishop, Kansas State University
John Leatherman, Kansas State University

HUMAN

Leveraging, Connecting, and Transforming Assets – The Breakthrough Solutions Model
Mark Peterson, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
Wayne Miller, University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service

Linking and Leveraging Assets
Scott Hutcheson, Purdue Extension

NATURAL

Building Natural Community Capital through a World Class Fishery: Lake Erie and the Ohio Charter Sport Fishing Industry
Joe Lucente, Ohio State University and Ohio Sea Grant College Program

Alabama Scenic River Trail – Extension’s Key Roles
J. Thomas Chesnutt, Auburn University

Development of a Visitor Guide to Coosa County Creeks
Roger Vines, Alabama Cooperative Extension System – Coosa County Office

BUILT

Community Food Systems: Strengthening the Research to Practice Continuum
David Campbell, University of California, Davis

The Places Project: Youth Putting Communities on the Map
Rebekka Dudensing, Texas AgriLife Extension Service

City of Ames Residential Satisfaction Study
Nora M. Ladjahasan, Iowa State University
Timothy Borich, Iowa State University

POLITICAL

The Role of Extension Service in Providing Public Spaces for Inter-Ethnic Networking in “New” Immigrant Destinations
Melinda Grismer, Purdue University Extension
Susan Tharp, Purdue University Extension
James A. McCann, Purdue University

South Dakotans Talking – A Conversation about State Budget Issues
Kari Fruechte, South Dakota State University Extension

Using Local Government Video to Educate and Influence Multiple Audiences
Notie H. Lansford Jr., Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

The Use of Technology to Assist with Sustainability When a Large Company Moves out of the Region
Rose Fisher Merkowitz, Ohio State University Extension

The Connection Between Social Media and Social Capital
Julie Fox, Ohio State University Extension

Strengthening Committees: Tools for Improved Effectiveness
Treva D. Williams, Ohio State University Extension

BUILT - WORKSHOP

Achieving Economic Vitality through Smart Growth in Rural Communities and Small Towns
Stephanie Bertaina, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Sustainable Communities
Kathy Nothstine, National Association of Development Organizations
Cheryal Lee Hills, Region Five Development Commission (Central Minnesota)

Concurrent Session II

FINANCIAL

BUSINESS RETENTION AND EXPANSION BENCHMARKING FOR CLARITY AND CONTEXT
Brigid Tuck, University of Minnesota Extension
Michael Darger, University of Minnesota

GRAPPLING WITH ROI WHILE GROWING JOBS IN THE LOCAL ECONOMY
Marion T. Bentley, Utah State University
Jason Yerka, Utah State University – Box Elder County Business Resource Center
Ryan Murray, Utah State University – Tooele County Business Resource Center

MAXIMIZING THE ECONOMIC RETURNS FROM FESTIVALS AND SPECIAL EVENTS: LESSONS LEARNED
Al Myles, Mississippi State University
Rachael Carter, Mississippi State University

HUMAN

SUSTAINABLE FLORIDIANS MASTER VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Mary Campbell, University of Florida

USING WEBINARS TO ENGAGE AUDIENCES AND TAP LATENT EXPERTISE
Scott Loveridge, North Central Regional Center for Rural Development, Michigan State University

COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER LEADERSHIP MOTIVATION
Kelly Nix, West Virginia University

NATURAL

INFORMATION NEEDS AND PREFERRED INFORMATION CHANNEL: A CASE EXAMPLE OF THE POTENTIAL OF MISCANTHUS ADOPTION BY ILLINOIS FARMERS
Anne H. Silvis, University of Illinois Extension
Myles Alexander, Kansas State University

EXPLORING SOLUTIONS TO PINYON AND JUNIPER INFESTATIONS THROUGH BIOIMASS FIELD DAYS
Mark Nelson, Utah State University

HUMAN - WORKSHOP

RIPPLE EFFECT WORKSHOP: HOW TO USE THE COMMUNITY CAPITAL’S FRAMEWORK AS A TOOL FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRAM EVALUATION
Deborah Hansen Kollock, Washington State University Extension
Lynnette Flage, North Dakota State University Extension
Lori Higgins, University of Idaho Extension

POLITICAL

WHAT IS GOOD AND WHAT IS RIGHT: A STUDY OF ETHICS IN MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
Betsy J. Webb, Montana State University

CREATING A MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS HANDBOOK THE MONTANA WAY
Dan Clark, Montana State

UNDERSTANDING AND SERVING VIRGINIA’S PLANNING COMMISSIONERS
Jonah Fogel, Virginia Cooperative Extension/Virginia Tech

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

USING DISCUSSION METHODS TO HARNESS SOCIAL & CULTURAL CAPITAL
Brian Raison, Ohio State University Extension

ENGAGING CITIZENS IN MEANINGFUL DIALOGUE AND ACTION
Rachel Welborn, Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University
Bo Beaulieu, Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University

COMMUNITY QUESTIONS: ENGAGING CITIZENS TO ADDRESS COMMUNITY CONCERNS
Joe A. Sumners, Auburn University

SOCIAL & CULTURAL - WORKSHOP

CIVIC ENGAGEMENT: A MODEL FOR COLLECTIVE ACTION AND RESOURCEFULL DECISION-MAKING
Barbara Radke, University of Minnesota Extension
Mary Ann Hennen, University of Minnesota Extension
 

Concurrent Session III

 

FINANCIAL - WORKSHOP

CHANGING COMMUNITY CULTURE TO NURTURE ENTREPRENEURSHIP
HANDOUT
Myra Moss, Ohio State University Extension
William Grunkemeyer, Ohio State University Emeriti
Jerold Thomas, Ohio State University Extension

HUMAN

HMONG COMMUNITY IN HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY FLORIDA
Debra Jo Kinsella, University of Florida

BUILDING RURAL AND UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS UTILIZING EXTENSION COLLABORATIONS
Kenyetta Nelson-Smith, Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center

HISTORY, ORIGINS, METHODOLOGY AND TECHNIQUES OF PARTICIPATORY AND EXTENSION DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Linda Masters, University of Arizona, La Paz County Extension
Juanita O’Campo Waits, University of Arizona, Navajo County Extension
Matt Livingston, University of Arizona, Navajo Nation

NATURAL

MEGATRENDS AND THE FUTURE
Anna Haines, University of Wisconsin, Extension and Stevens Point

UTILIZING BROWNFIELDS TO ENERGIZE AMERICA
Eric Romich, Ohio State University

HUMAN - WORKSHOP

DIGGING IN WITHOUT GETTING DIRTY: FIVE FACILITATION TOOLS TO DEEPEN CONVERSATIONS
Lori Rothstein, University of Minnesota Extension
Maxine Norman, University of Minnesota Extension

HUMAN II

KANSAS PRIDE PROGRAM – A 40-YEAR PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM FOR IMPROVING KANSAS COMMUNITIES
Trudy M. Rice, Kansas State University Extension
Dan Kahl, Kansas State University Extension

NOTHING EVER CHANGES AROUND HERE AND OTHER RURAL LEGENDS
Bill Pinkovitz, University of Wisconsin Extension
Matt Kures, University of Wisconsin Extension

DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH STRATEGIC FORECASTING
Rose Fisher Merkowitz, Ohio State University Extension
Treva Williams, Ohio State University Extension

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES IN LAUNCHING COMMUNITY ARTS PILOT PROGRAM
Mary Simon Leuci, University of Missouri
Lee Ann Woolery, University of Missouri

COUNTRY CHARM AND HOSPITALITY: A VIABLE ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES
Georgia Stuart-Simmons, University of Missouri Extension
Connie Mefford, University of Missouri Extension

Y.A.P.s: ENGAGING YOUTH IN ENRICHING COMMUNITY CAPITALS
Dale Larsen, Washington State University
Jan Klein, Washington State University

SOCIAL & CULTURAL - WORKSHOP

CREATING A SUPPORTIVE CULTURE FOR YOUTH ENTREPRENEURS: A MULTIFACETED STRENGTHS-BASED APPROACH
Diane C. Vigna, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Nancy Eberle, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Luke Sutton, The Gallup® Organization
Phyllis Schoenholz, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

 

Concurrent Session IV

 

FINANCIAL - WORKSHOP

MOVING A COMMUNITY FROM IDEAS TO ACTION THROUGH APPLIED RESEARCH
Michael Darger, University of Minnesota Extension
Brigid Tuck, University of Minnesota Extension

HUMAN

STRATEGIC WELLNESS VIA LOCAL FOOD AWARENESS: HOW HOSPITALS CAN INFLUENCE EMPLOYEES AND PATIENTS
Brian Raison, Ohio State University Extension

COMMUNITY HEALTH NEEDS ASSESSMENT
Alison Davis, University of Kentucky

USING SOCIAL MEDIA AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL IN DISASTERS OF 2011
Beverly Maltsberger, University of Missouri Extension
David Burton, University of Missouri Extension

POLITICAL - WORKSHOP

LOCAL GOVERNMENT EXTENSION TRAINING: DEMOCRACY PROMOTION FOR OFFICIALS AND CITIZENS
Paul Lachapelle, Montana State University
Notie Lansford, Oklahoma State University
Julie Daniels, University of Wyoming

HUMAN - WORKSHOP

HIDDEN ASSETS FOR ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Scott Hutcheson, Purdue Extension

HUMAN II

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION OF YOUTH COUNCILS AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE
Stanley Guy, Utah State University Extension

SALT LAKE COUNTY JAIL GARDEN PROGRAM
Katie Wagner, Utah State University Extension–Salt Lake Count

A FOCUS ON HUMAN CAPITAL: TEACHING YOUTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP TO ENCOURAGE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Diane C. Vigna, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Nancy Eberle, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Phyllis Schoenholz, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

WORKING WITH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS TO EFFECT POSITIVE CHANGE: THE GOOD, THE BAD, THE UGLY
Joe Lucente, Ohio State University

ENHANCING YOUR COMMUNITY FOOD SYSTEM: A GUIDEBOOK FOR PLANNING
Susan Jakes, North Carolina State University
Jonah Fogel, Virginia Tech
Michelle Ekey, North Carolina A&T State University

UNDERSTANDING THE FINANCIAL ASPECTS OF BEING AN ARTISAN ENTREPRENEUR
Charles Stamper, University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service

SOCIAL & CULTURAL - WORKSHOP

THE ROLE OF SOCIAL CAPITAL IN STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY CAPITALS
Jody Horntvedt, University of Minnesota Extension
CONCURRENT SESSION V
 

HUMAN

ATTRACTING HUMAN CAPITAL: USING ONLINE AND LOCAL FOCUS GROUP COMMUNITY IMAGE RESEARCH TO MARKET COMMUNITY ASSETS
Charlotte Narjes, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Kathy Tweeten, North Dakota State University
Dave Olson, South Dakota State University

ATTRACTING HUMAN CAPITAL: INCORPORATING IMAGES INTO A COMMUNITY MARKETING PLAN
Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension
Kari Fruechte, South Dakota State University Extension

ATTRACTING HUMAN CAPITAL: EFFECTIVELY REPRESENTING YOUR COMMUNITY ASSETS IN PHOTOGRAPHS
Rebecca Vogt, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Nancy Hodur, North Dakota State University

HUMAN II

PROMOTING REGIONAL COLLABORATION: THE STRONGER ECONOMIES TOGETHER (SET) INITIATIVE
HANDOUT
Bo Beaulieu, Southern Rural Development Center, Mississippi State University
David Sears, USDA Rural Development

DIRECT MARKETING FOOD SPECIALTY PRODUCTS ONLINE: A NEW RESOURCE FOR ENTREPRENEURS
Glenn Muske, North Dakota State University Extension Service
Connie Hancock, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension

FOOD FOR PROFIT: ENHANCING ENTREPRENEURIAL OPPORTUNITIES AND FARM PROFITABILITY THROUGH EXTENSION EDUCATION
Winifred W. McGee, Penn State University Extension

POLITICAL

EXTENSION WATER SCHOOL: HELPING POLICYMAKERS NAVIGATE WATER ISSUES
Marina D’Abreau, University of Florida Manatee County Extension

IMPLEMENTING AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH TO REGIONAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Becky Nesbitt, Ohio State University Extension
Rose Fisher Merkowitz, Ohio State University Extension

HUMAN - WORKSHOP

WORKING TOGETHER FOR LASTING SOLUTIONS-USING ALL OF YOUR COMMUNITY’S CAPITALS
Trudy M. Rice, Kansas State University Extension
Communities are systems that have inflows and outflows

HUMAN III

BUILDING LEADERS IN RURAL COMMUNITIES
Lyle Hansen, University of Idaho Extension
Kathee Tifft, University of Idaho Extension
Grace Whitman, University of Idaho Extension

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES
Katie Hoffman, University of Idaho
Lyle Hansen, University of Idaho
Missy Cummins, University of Idaho

ASSISTING LATINO FAMILIES IN ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY
Stacey MacArthur, Utah State University Extension
Adrie Roberts, Utah State University Extension
Amanda Horrocks Christensen, Utah State University Extension

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

CULTURAL INFLUENCES ON RANCHERS’ DECISIONS TO ENGAGE IN A CONSERVATION EASEMENT AGREEMENT
Roslynn Brain, Utah State University

ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND RENEWABLE ENERGY: TARGETING INFORMATION AND EDUCATION TO CHANGE BEHAVIOR
Myra Moss, Ohio State University Extension
William Grunkemeyer, Ohio State University Emeriti

NATURAL - WORKSHOP

RESPONSE AND REPORTING DISASTER IMPACTS THROUGH MULTI-STATE COLLABORATION
Deborah Tootle, University of Arkansas
Beverly Maltsburger, University of Missouri Extension
Mary Leuci, University of Missouri Extension