|Mondak Named ANR Extension Assistant Director|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Joy Venhorst|
|Monday, 18 July 2011 12:48|
AMES, Iowa—John Lawrence, director, Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), announced the selection of Dr. Chris Mondak as the ANR Extension assistant director. Prior to starting this position on July 6, Mondak served as the ISU Extension dairy specialist in northwest Iowa; a position she held since 2000. She was a veterinarian in Minnesota and Wisconsin before coming to Iowa State.
As ANR Extension assistant director, Mondak will work with Lawrence to coordinate new program development initiatives and develop the Federal Plan of Work and reporting. “Chris brings excellent communication and team building skills to this position, as well as a field perspective,” said Lawrence.
“She will be instrumental in coordinating the development of program initiatives and issue teams that include other extension program areas and various campus departments and colleges," he said. "Her first-hand knowledge of Iowans’ needs, and ability to listen and hear those needs will be essential as we continue to fulfill the land-grant mission.”
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