490-394 (VCE-973P)

Authors as Published

Eric K. Kaufman, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist, Agricultural, Leadership, and Community Education, Virginia Tech

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An Extension Leadership Council (ELC) is a key ingredient for success in developing, implementing, and evaluating Extensions programs that serve the local community. This publication offers practical guidelines and resources for successfully engaging a local ELC. Contents include council responsibilities, criteria for membership, a sample position description, focus topics for regular meetings, and a template for meeting agendas.

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Publication Date

February 27, 2019