Public can meet Stoltenow, Nebraska Extension dean and director priority candidate, during Nov. 8-17 statewide tour

by Cara Pesek | IANR News

Charles Stoltenow
Charles Stoltenow, priority candidate in the search for the next dean and director of Nebraska Extension, will visit communities across Nebraska Nov. 8-17. During the tour, the public will have a variety of opportunities to meet with Stoltenow, ask questions, and learn about his vision for Nebraska Extension.
November 5, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Charles Stoltenow, priority candidate in the search for the next dean and director of Nebraska Extension, will visit communities across Nebraska Nov. 8-17. During the tour, the public will have a variety of opportunities to meet with 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, he 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 has 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 are listed below. Visit ianr.unl.edu/dean-and-director-nebraska-extension for specific locations in each community. 

 Monday, Nov. 8 

Columbus Coffee and Conversation: 8-9:30 a.m.Location: Nebraska Extension in Platte County, 2715 13th St., Columbus 

West Point Community Open Forum and Reception:10:30 a.m.-noon.Location: Nielsen Community Center, 200 Anna Stalp Ave., West Point 

Norfolk Community Open Forum and Reception:4:30-6 p.m. Location: Norfolk Area Chamber of Commerce, 609 W. Norfolk Ave., Norfolk 

 

Tuesday, Nov. 9 

Fremont Coffee and Conversation:9-10:30 a.m.Location: Dodge County Extension Office, 1206 W. 23 Street, Fremont 

Lincoln area Community Forum and Reception:2:30-4 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.-12:30 p.m.Location: Lied Lodge – Marcotte Room, 2700 Sylvan Road, Nebraska City 

Beatrice Community Open Forum and Reception:3:30-5 p.m.Location: Beatrice Public Schools – Board Room, 320 North 5th St. 68310 

  

Saturday, Nov. 13 

Scottsbluff Community Open Forum and Lunch: Noon-1:30 p.m.Location: Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff  

 

Monday, Nov. 15 

North Platte Community Open Forum and Lunch: noon-1:30 p.m.Location: West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road, North Platte  

McCook Community Open Forum and Reception:5-6:30 p.m.Location: Keystone Business Center Building, 402 Norris Ave., Suite 301, McCook   

 

Tuesday, Nov. 16 

Kearney Community Open Forum and Lunch:noon-1:30 p.m.Location: TBD  

Hastings Community Open Forum and Reception: 3-4:30 p.m.Location: Hastings Museum- Abbott Room, 1330 N. Burlington Ave., Hastings 

Wednesday, Nov. 17 

Omaha area Community Open Forum and Reception: 

10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 

Location: TBD  

Those who wish to attend any of the events listed above can learn more and RSVP at ianr.unl.edu/dean-and-director-nebraska-extension.  

More information on Nebraska Extension is available at extension.unl.edu.