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Southern Region Administrative Heads Directory

Officers

(officers change in February after the winter meeting)

Chair – Tim Cross
University of Tennessee
(AHS Exec Committee Representative)

Chair-elect – Robert Taylor
Florida A&M University
(AHS Exec Committee Representative)

Secretary – Keith Belli
Clemson University

Executive Director – Eric Young

Alabama

Paul Patterson
Dean and Director
Auburn University
College of Agriculture
107 Comer Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-3209
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Nan Chambliss
Email

Gary Lemme
Director
Auburn University
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
109D Duncan Hall
Auburn Univ, AL 36849
334-844-4444
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Andrea Musso
Email


Loyd Walker
Dean and Director
Alabama A&M University
College of Agriculture, Life and Natural Sciences
James L. Dawson Bldg.
Normal, AL 35762
256-372-5675
Email
Website


Walter Hill
Dean, Director, Extension Administrator
Tuskegee
College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences
Campbell Hall, Room 100
Tuskegee, AL 35762
334-727-8157
Email
Website

Arkansas

Mark Cochran
Vice President for Agriculture
Division of Agriculture
University of Arkansas
2404 N. University Ave.
Little Rock, AR 72207
501-686-2540
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Christina Miller
Email


Doze Butler
Dean and Director
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
School of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Human Sciences
Woodard Hall Agriculture Complex
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
870-575-7035
Email
Website

Florida

Scott Angle
Vice President
University of Florida
Institute for Food & Agricultural Sciences
1008 McCarty Hall D, PO Box 110180
Gainesville, FL 32611-0180
352-392-1971
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Misty Martin
Email


Robert Taylor
Dean and Director, Land Grant Programs
Florida A&M University
College of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Terry-Paige Building, Rm. 217
Tallahassee, FL 32307-4100
850-561-2644 x2644
Email
Website

Georgia

Joe W. West
Dean and Director
University of Georgia
College of Agriculture & Environmental Sciences
0101 Conner Hall, 147 Cedar St.
Athens, GA 30602-0000
706-542-3924
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Regina Fitzpatrick
Email


Govind Kannan
Dean and Director
Fort Valley State University
College of Agriculture, Family Sciences and Technology
Houston Stallworth Bldg., Rm 103A, 1005 State University Drive
Fort Valley, GA 31030-4313
478-825-6320, 6322
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
LaTonia Hooks
Email

Kentucky

Nancy Cox
Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs
University of Kentucky
College of Agriculture
S-123 Agriculture Science Center
Lexington, KY, 40546-0091
859-257-4772
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Pam Edwards
Email


Kirk Pomper
Director of Land Grant Programs
Kentucky State University
College of Agriculture, Food Science, and Sustainable Systems
Room 205400, East Main St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-597-5942
Email
Website

Louisiana

William Richardson
Vice President
Agriculture & Dean of the College of Agriculture
LSU AgCenter
101D J. Norman Efferson Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225-578-4161
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Charlotte Guerin
Email


Orlando McMeans
Southern University and A&M College
Agriculture, Family and Consumer Sciences
Southern University Ag. Center, Suite 140
Baton Rouge, LA 70813
225-771-2262
Email
Website

Mississippi

Reuben Moore
Interim Vice President
Agriculture, Forestry & Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University
Division of Agriculture, Forestry & Veterinary Medicine
Mailstop 9800, 203 Bost
Mississippi State, MS 39762-9800
662-325-3006
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Lisa Noffsinger
Email


Ed Buckner
Dean and Director/ Extension Administrator
Alcorn State University
School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
1000 ASU Drive #690
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
601-877-6137
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Deidre J. Knox
Email

North Carolina

Richard Linton
Dean & Executive Director for Agricultural Programs
North Carolina State University
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Patterson Hall 112D, Box 7601, NCSU
Raleigh, NC 27695
919-515-2668
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Julie Ridenour
Email


Ahmedna Mohamed
Dean and Director
North Carolina A&T State University
School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences
1601 E. Market Street, Webb Hall, Suite 111
Greensboro, NC 27411
336-334-7612; 336-334-7979
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Michelle Capel
Email

Oklahoma

Thomas Coon
Vice President
Agricultural Programs, Dean and Director
Oklahoma State University
Division of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources
102 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078
405-744-2474
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Denise Winsenburg
Email


Wesley Whittaker
Dean and Director/Extension Administrator
Langston University
School of Agriculture and Applied Sciences
100 Success Drive
Langston, OK 73050
405-466-6150
Email
Website

Puerto Rico

Raul Macchiavelli
Dean and Director
University of Puerto Rico at Mayaqüez
College of Agricultural Sciences
P.O. Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR 00681
787-832-4040
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Damaris Rivera
Email

South Carolina

Keith Belli
Dean
College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS)
Clemson University
College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences
101 Barre Hall
Clemson, SC 29634-0101
864-656-7551
Email
Website
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Jane Patterson
Email


Louis Whitesides
Executive Director of 1890 Programs
South Carolina State University
College of Business and Applied Professional Sciences
Post Office Box 7174, 300 College Street, NE
Orangeburg, SC 29117
803-536-8189
Email
Website

Tennessee

Tim Cross
Chancellor
University of Tennessee
Institute of Agriculture
101 Morgan Hall, 2621 Morgan Circle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4500
865-974-7342
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Trish Wagoner
Email


Chandra Reddy
Dean and Director of Research, Administrator of Extension
Tennessee State University
College of Agriculture, Human and Natural Sciences
3500 John A. Merritt Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
615-963-7561, 7620
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Nakesha Brown
Email

Texas

Patrick Stover
Vice Chancellor and Dean for Agriculture & Life Sciences
Texas A&M AgriLife
600 John Kimbrough Blvd, Suite 510
College Station, TX 77843-2142
979-862-4384
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Kelsey Agnew
Email


Gerard D’Souza
Associate Provost
Interim Dean and Director of Land Grant Programs
Prairie View A&M University
College of Agriculture and Human Sciences
P.O. Box 519 Mail Stop 2001
Prairie View, TX 77446-0519
936-261-2214
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Stacy Gilley
Email

Virgin Islands

Usman Adamu
Dean and Director of Agriculture Programs
University of the Virgin Islands
Agriculture Programs
RR 1, Box 10,000
Kingshill, VI 00850-9781
340-692-4080
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Nicole Foster
Email

Virginia

Alan Grant
Dean
Virginia Tech
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
104 Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
540-231-4152
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Crystal Tawney
Email


M. Ray McKinnie
Dean/1890 Extension Administrator
Virginia State University
College of Agriculture
309 L. Douglas Wilder Bldg. P. O. Box 9081
Virginia State University, VA 23806
804-524-5961
Email
Website

Administrative Assistant:
Sylvia D. Jones
Email

Executive Director

Eric Young
Executive Director
Southern Region Administrative Heads
500 Francisca Lane
Cary, NC 27511
919-815-4991
Email
Website