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Associate Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement Search

On December 3, 2019, Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement Marshall Stewart announced the beginning of a nationwide search for the next Associate Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement. The search will be guided by co-chairs Stephen Ball and Sarah Denkler.

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Search Committee for University of Missouri-Columbia Associate Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement

The following individuals agreed to serve on the search committee:

Steve Ball
Stephen Ball
Professor, Human Environmental Sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, MU Extension

Sarah Denkler
Sarah Denkler
Regional Director
Southeast Regional Office, MU Extension


  • Steve Ball (co-chair) — professor, Human Environmental Sciences, HES extension faculty
  • Hank Stelzer — associate professor, CAFNR; state forestry extension specialist
  • Callie Glascock — extension finance and human resources director
  • Susan Renoe — assistant vice chancellor for research, extension and engagement
  • Sarah Denkler (co-chair) — regional director, Southeast
  • Shatomi Luster — regional director, Urban West
  • Rob Kallenbach — associate dean of CAFNR Extension; senior program director, agriculture and environment
  • Shirley Farrah — assistant dean for nursing outreach and teaching professor, MU School of Nursing; extension continuing education director, Nursing Outreach
  • Lyrissa Lidsky — dean and judge, C.A. Leedy Professor of Law, MU School of Law
  • H.C. Russell — CARET delegate, former State Extension Council member
  • Jim Spain — vice provost for undergraduate studies, University of Missouri
  • Shaun Murphy — county engagement specialist in 4-H youth development, Northwest Region
  • Michelle Kroll — county engagement specialist in community economic development, West Central Region
  • Matt Herring — field specialist in agronomy, East Central Region
  • Michelle Kleeman — State Extension Council member, Southwest Region



Reviewed 2020-06-10