State Resource Coordinators

Land
Sandra Scofield
Director
Nebraska Rural Initiative
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln
Click here for Sandra Scofield's bio

For the UNL workshop on February 11, our State Land Resource Coordinator will be:
Mark Kuzila
Professor of Soil Science
School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln
Click here for Mark Kuzila's bio

Water
Jim Goeke
Research Hydrologist and Professor
UNL Conservation and Survey Division
North Platte
Click here for Jim Goeke's bio

Energy
Daniel Lawse
Energy Expert and Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Metropolitan Community College
Omaha
Click here for Daniel Lawse's bio

Food
Jim Crandall
Associate Director
Cooperative Business Development Specialist
UNL - Nebraska Cooperative Development Center
Holdrege
Click here for Jim Crandall's bio

Materials
Debra Hansen, LEED AP BD&C
Architectural Designer
Davis Design
Lincoln & Omaha
Click here for Debra Hansen's bio

Regional Resource Coordinators

Land - Omaha Conference
Dr. Mary Ann Vinton
Associate Professor, Department of Biology
Plant and Ecosystem Ecology
Creighton University

Water - Omaha Conference
Dan Snow
Research Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources
Laboratory Services Director, Water Sciences Laboratory
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Energy - Omaha Conference
Dr. Michael Cherney
Professor, Department of Physics
Interim Director, Energy Technology Program
Creighton University

Food - Omaha Conference
Elaine Cranford
Cooperative Business Development Specialist
Center for Applied Rural Innovation
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Materials - Omaha Conference
Lennis Pederson
Associate Vice President
Director, Facilities Management
Creighton University

Land - Lincoln Conference
Mark Kuzila
Professor of Soil Science
School of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln

Water - Lincoln Conference
Dan Snow
Research Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources
Laboratory Services Director, Water Sciences Laboratory
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Energy - Lincoln Conference
Todd Hall
Vice President of Consumer Services
Lincoln Electric System

Food - Lincoln Conference
Elaine Cranford
Cooperative Business Development Specialist
Center for Applied Rural Innovation
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Kim Peterson
Outreach Program Coordinator
Nebraska Rural Initiative
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Materials - Lincoln Conference
Wayne Drummond
Dean of the College of Architecture
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Land - Grand Island Conference
Andy Bishop, Coordinator
Rainwater Basin Joint Venture
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Water - Grand Island Conference
Dan Snow
Research Associate Professor, School of Natural Resources
Laboratory Services Director, Water Sciences Laboratory
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Mike Kube, Resource Manager
Great Plains Region
Bureau of Reclamation

Energy - Grand Island Conference
Gary Mader, Manager
Grand Island Utilities

Food - Grand Island Conference
Brad Lang, Instructor
Agribusiness
Central Community College

Materials - Grand Island Conference
Nathan Barry, Instructor
Construction Management
University of Nebraska–Kearney

Land - Scottsbluff Conference
Hod Kosman, President
Platte Valley Bank, Platte River Basin Environments
Andrew Pierson, Wildlife Biologist
Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory

Water - Scottsbluff Conference
Dan Snow, Research Associate Professor
School of Natural Resources;
Laboratory Services Director
UNL Water Sciences Laboratory
Jim Goeke, Hydrologist
UNL School of Natural Resources
Rick Preston, President
Nebraska State Irrigation Association

Energy - Scottsbluff Conference
Daniel Lawse, Coordinator of Sustainable Practices
Metropolitan Community College
Mike Sarchet
Twin Cities Development, Inc.

Food - Scottsbluff Conference
Jim Crandall, Associate Director
UNL Nebraska Cooperative Development Center
Elaine Cranford, Outreach Coordinator
UNL Center for Rural Innovation
Drew Lyon, Drylands Crop Specialist
Panhandle Research & Extension Center

Materials - Scottsbluff Conference
Deb Hansen, Architectural Designer
Davis Design
Al Herbel
Great Plains Sustainability Consulting
Tearle Schmer, LEED Certified Architect
Studio 120 Architecture

Site design and development by Zigzag

Underwriters







Partners

Creighton University
Creighton University Sustainability Council
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Central Community College
Western Nebraska Community College
Sustainability Leadership Institute