Statewide YFC program org chart unveiled
The organizational chart for the new Statewide Youth, Families and Communities Program has been released. The new program encompasses the administration and leadership for the 4-H Youth Development Program (4-H YDP) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP), as well as other ANR youth, nutrition, family and community programs.
Last June, AVP Barbara Allen-Diaz announced the restructuring of nutrition education, youth and community programs with the goals of improving the communication between county and state offices, identifying new opportunities for collaborative efforts, streamlining administrative functions, maximizing funds and other...
Sharon Junge returns to retirement in March
Sharon Junge, interim statewide 4-H Youth Development Program director and Healthy Families and Communities (HFC) Strategic Initiative leader, will end her recall from ANR retirement in March. In addition to a distinguished ANR career, Junge has provided critical leadership to ANR and spearheading organizational shifts and transitions including the newly created Youth, Families and Communities (YFC) statewide program, serving on Program Council and leading the development and organization of the HFC strategic plan and conference. After a year with EFNEP in Sacramento, Junge became the 4-H Youth Development and Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences advisor for Placer...
The Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative draft plan was updated on Sept. 15. Please submit your comments on this updated plan by Sept. 23. Each of the subcommittees has worked to incorporate the many thoughtful comments made at the recent HFC conference.
The Healthy Families and Communities panel would like to receive all comments no later than Thursday, Sept. 23, to be incorporated in the final paper. Please send comments to the full committee or appropriate subcommittee members:
The draft strategic plan for the Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative is posted on the HFC website http://ucanr.org/sites/HFC/ and can be directly accessed at http://ucanr.org/sites/HFC/files/41677.pdf.
Academic staff associated with the HFC initiative should review the draft plan before the HFC Strategic Initiative Conference, which will be held Aug. 24 - 26 at the UC Davis Conference Center.
Three major issues are presented for further review, development, and refinement:
· Issue 1: Promoting Healthy Behaviors for Childhood Obesity Prevention
· Issue 2: Youth Science...
Revised Sustainable Natural Ecosystems plan posted for comment
A revised draft of the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative Plan has been posted on the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems web site http://ucanr.org/sites/SNE/. You can access the pdf document directly athttp://ucanr.org/sites/SNE/files/36665.pdf.
Comments on the plan will be accepted through Aug. 15. Please e-mail your comments directly to Jim Bartolome, Sustainable Natural Ecosystems initiative leader, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The initiative’s panel members will integrate the...