On behalf of Director Watkins, we are pleased to announce the appointment of Kelly M. Campbell to the position of Volunteer Engagement Specialist with the Extension Administration Team, beginning October 1.
Kelly has worked within the Cornell Cooperative Extension system for the last nine years developing systems, processes, and professional development to support teams of staff, volunteers, youth, and community partners around a shared vision of growth and excellence in 4-H Youth Development. Much of Kelly's work has been with CCE Broome County, and more recently she has served as the Volunteer and Club Management Coordinator for the New York State 4-H Office. During this time, Kelly has worked with the Northeast Region Volunteer Committee and represented the region as part of the National Volunteerism Committee of the Program Leaders Working Group.
The Volunteer Engagement Specialist role is a new position within Cornell Cooperative Extension Administration, bolstering support to CCE associations, staff, and the important work of roughly 25,000 volunteers across New York State. The main audiences for the position is CCE Staff that work with volunteers. As you may know, CCE volunteer programs include 4-H Youth Development, Master Gardeners, Master Forest Owners, Master Naturalists, Master Food Preservers, and board and committee volunteers etc.
Please join us in welcoming Kelly! Kelly can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.