Charge to the Committee

Promote EDEN to member programs, potential partners, stakeholders and funders; help members promote Extension within state and local structures. Ensure that content is credible and that the website integrates products of EDEN committees and work groups and reflects the breadth, depth, and strengths of the network.

  • Assist with external marketing which can include EDEN 101 material, EDEN blog articles, and social media outreach.
  • Develop and maintain internal marketing resources.
  • Encourage committees, working groups, and delegates to submit content for the EDEN website.
  • Develop a strategy to highlight EDEN resources during seasonal risk periods.
  • Assist members with updating and maintaining records in the resource catalog.
  • Collaborate with the EDEN communications and web support team.
  • Membership to the committee is open to all delegates.


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Lisa Torrance

Job Title: County Extension Director
Office Phone: (309) 333-2501
Cell Phone: (309) 333-2501
Delegate Type: Delegate
Institution: University of Illinois

Vice Chair

Faye Griffiths-Smith

Job Title: Associate Extension Educator, Family Economics and Resource Management
Office Phone: 203-407-3160
Delegate Type: Delegate
Institution: University of Connecticut
Area of Specialty: Family and Consumer Sciences
Committee: Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H Youth Development, Marketing

Committee Members

Last Name First Name Institution
Kirkland Brittani Penn State University
Buchanan Sr Warren J Tuskegee University
Hoffman William USDA National Institute of Food & Agriculture
Wolfork Terrence Fort Valley State University
Yandow Cathy University of Vermont Extension
McCollum Scott North Carolina State University
Bergland-Riese Michael University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Rothman Tom University of Minnesota
Griffiths-Smith Faye University of Connecticut
Atterberry Rick University of Illinois
Ooki Nancy University of Hawaii at Manoa
McGarry Joyce Michigan State University
Peter Mary Lou Kansas State University
Lindsey Angie University of Florida
Griffith Rick New Mexico State University
Skjolaas Cheryl University of Wisconsin-Madison
Torrance Lisa University of Illinois
McKillip Carrie University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Koch Becky North Dakota State University
Geideman Cheyanne Purdue University
Lillpop Abby Purdue University