From Greg Davis (6/23/15)
I’m pleased to inform you that Dr. Brian Raison has agreed to serve as interim assistant director, OSU Extension-Community Development, on a part time basis beginning July 1, 2015. Brian currently serves as assistant professor, county Extension director, and Community Development educator in Miami County. He will be continuing this assignment during the interim period.
Brian’s work is widely respected for bringing together people, information, ideas and processes to positively affect outcomes. His efforts have focused on process facilitation, strategic planning, vision-to-action, evaluation, and new business and non-profit assistance. He has also been an integral part of Extension’s recent city-focused efforts in the areas of local food systems, individual and community health, and engaging older youth/emerging adults in community. He has presented papers and spoken at professional conferences on the state, national and international levels. Please share your support and enthusiasm for Brian as he assumes this interim role.