Charles Stoltenow, priority candidate in the search for the next dean and director of Nebraska Extension, will visit communities across the Cornhusker State from Nov. 8-17. During the tour, the public will have a variety of opportunities to meet Stoltenow, ask questions and learn about his vision for Nebraska Extension.
Stoltenow currently serves as assistant director of extension for agriculture and natural resources at North Dakota State University. Before joining NDSU Extension in 1996, Stoltenow worked as a veterinarian and epidemiologist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has also worked in private practice as an equine veterinarian. He holds a bachelor’s degree in animal science from North Dakota State University and a doctoral degree in veterinary medicine from Iowa State University.
A schedule of opportunities for the public to meet with Stoltenow is listed below.
Monday, Nov. 8
Columbus Coffee and Conversation, 8 to 9:30 a.m., Nebraska Extension in Platte County, 2715 13th St., Columbus
West Point Community Open Forum and Reception, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Nielsen Community Center, 200 Anna Stalp Ave., West Point
Norfolk Community Open Forum and Reception, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce, 609 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk
Tuesday, Nov. 9
Fremont Coffee and Conversation, 9 to 10:30 a.m., Dodge County Extension Office, 1206 W. 23 St., Fremont
Lincoln area Community Forum and Reception, 2:30 to 4 p.m., location TBD. Note: This event will take place in person and via livestream.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
Nebraska City Community Open Forum and Lunch, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lied Lodge, Marcotte Room, 2700 Sylvan Road, Nebraska City
Beatrice Community Open Forum and Reception, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Beatrice Public Schools, Board Room, 320 North Fifth St., Beatrice
Saturday, Nov. 13
- Scottsbluff Community Open Forum and Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m., Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff
Monday, Nov. 15
North Platte Community Open Forum and Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m., West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, North Platte
McCook Community Open Forum and Reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Keystone Business Center Building, 402 Norris Ave., Suite 301, McCook
Tuesday, Nov. 16
Kearney Community Open Forum and Lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m., location TBD
Hastings Community Open Forum and Reception, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Hastings Museum, Abbott Room, 1330 N. Burlington Ave., Hastings
Wednesday, Nov. 17
- Omaha Area Community Open Forum and Reception: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., location TBD
Those who wish to attend any of the events can learn more and RSVP here.