Associate Director candidates seminar schedule
Thursday, September 7, 2017
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Joel Larson has experience in a variety of organizational settings, including Federal resource management agencies, non-profit organizations, research institutions, and international collaborations. Experience developing and implementing landscape conservation initiatives, integrating climate change and social science into natural and water resource decision-making, and translating policy priorities into operational activities.
Lorin Hatch has a Ph.D. in ecology and over 27 years of experience in water resources and ecosystem management. Dr. Hatch has worked primarily with sediment and chemical generation, transport, and fate in lakes, streams, watersheds, and estuaries on multiple spatial and temporal scales. His work has ranged from pristine to highly-impacted ecosystems across the country. He has extensive experience in program, project, and team management. He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota in both the Water Resources Science and the Conservation Biology graduate programs since 2002.
As a senior manager of the Water Resource Center (WRC), the associate director is expected to work closely with the WRC director to strategically integrate the center’s research, Extension, and education activities. Key roles of the position include managing the WRC’s operations and supervising four (4) full-time staff. The associate director will also serve as programmatic leader and supervisor to six (6) Extension educators, affording the opportunity to unify Extension programming with the WRC water programming for heightened impact.
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