MAES Advisory Council
The purpose of the MAES Advisory Council shall be to act in an advisory capacity in program planning matters as they relate to the research, testing and development functions of the research centers and their relationships to other cooperating agencies including the USDA-Agricultural Research Service.
Members of local research center committees recommend prospective Council members and alternate members to the MAES Director, who makes the final appointment. Representatives from the Montana Stockgrowers Association, the Montana Grain Growers Association and the MSU President’s Advisory Council also sit on the MAES Advisory Council.
Members shall serve a term of five years with effective date of membership starting January 1. A member may not serve for more than two (2) consecutive terms. The membership includes persons who are familiar with and can effectively address issues regarding:
- General goals and missions of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station
- General needs and problems of the agriculture sector of Montana
- Specific needs and problems of agriculture of the research center or organization they represent
- Particular concerns to the research center they represent as a result of serving on their local advisory committee
Three regular meetings of the Advisory Council will be held annually during fall, winter and summer.
|Represents||Position||Name (First, Last)||City|
|CARC||Member||Pam Linker||Coffee Creek|
|SARC||Vice Chair||Marcus Vogel||Ballantine|
|WTARC||Member||Keven Bradley||Cut Bank|
|LARRL||Chair||Monty Lesh||Miles City|
|Pres. Adv. Council||Member||Matt Flikkema||Manhattan|
|MWBC||ex-officio||Collin Watters, Exec Dir||Great Falls|
|Extension Svc||ex-officio||Cody Stone, Exec Dir||Bozeman|
|Research Ctrs||ex-officio||Darrin, Boss, Dept Head||
|Alumni Foundation||ex-officio||Kevin Peterson, Development Dir||