Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership alumna Jody Poth has been selected as the college’s director of alumni engagement, effective Dec. 22, 2014. She received her undergraduate degree in agricultural education from Ohio State in 2008 and her master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Connecticut in 2010.
Jody comes to the position from Ohio State’s Office of Student Life, where most recently she served as associate director, events and engagement. Professionally, she has extensive experience engaging donors, volunteers, parents and alumni through a variety of events and activities. She has served as coordinator of major campus events and as assistant director of parent, family and alumni relations. As a graduate of our college, she has remained active as a FarmHouse International Fraternity advisor, 4-H volunteer and Beanie Drake Student Leader Endowment Board advisor and in a number of community organizations.
Jody will be housed in Howlett Hall and will join the college’s Advancement staff led by Chris Delisio, chief advancement officer.
This story originally ran as part of the CFAES Monthly.