2022-2023 Board of Directors

President



Rebbeka Dudensing 
Associate Professor & Extension Economist
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service
979.845.1718

 

Past President


Melinda Grismer 
Purdue Center for Regional Development
Community & Regional Development Specialist
754 E Clinton St
Frankfort, Indiana, 46041

President-Elect

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Crystal Tyler-Mackey, Ph.D.
Specialist, Community Viability
Adjunct faculty, Department of Human Development and Family Science
Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech
2810 N. Parham Rd., Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23294
804.527.4235; 804.357.1993 mobile

Secretary


 

Michael Dougherty
Professor & Extension Specialist
West Virginia University Extension
304-293-2559

Treasurer

Daniel Eades
Associate Professor & Rural Development Specialist
West Virginia University Extension Service
304.293.8697

1994 Representative

 

John Phillips
Executive Director
FALCON
706.310.4199

North Central Region Representative

 

Kara Salazar, AICP, PCED, LEED AP ND, NGICP
Assistant Program Leader and Extension Specialist for Sustainable Communities
Purdue Extension  
Illinois – Indiana Sea Grant  
Purdue University Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
765-496-1070 



1890 Representative

Joy Moten-Thomas
Assistant Administrator for Community Development & Outreach
Fort Valley State University
478.825.6954


Southern Region Representative



Matt Ulmer
Extension Specialist
Auburn University
251-656-1835

Northeast Region Representative

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Molly Donovan,
University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension
131 Main Street
204A Nesmith Hall
Durham, New Hampshire, 03824


Western Region Representative

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Katie Hoffman 
University of Idaho 
Lemhi County Extension Educator
208-742-1698

Association Manager

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Ricky Atkins, The Association Source.
Executive Director, NACDEP
P.O. Box 866
Blairsville, GA. 30512
(706) 400-0081