Dean’s Office

Karl Martin – Dean and Director

Dean and Director Karl Marin

Address:
432 N Lake Street, Room 601
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-2775
Fax: 608-265-4545
Email: karl.martin@ces.uwex.edu



Provides Leadership for…


Heidi Zoerb – Interim Associate Dean and Associate Director

Photo of Heidi Zorb

Address:
432 N Lake Street, Room 601
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-1096
Fax: 608-265-4545
Email: heidi.zoerb@ces.uwex.edu


Provides leadership for…

  • Creation of inclusive work and learning environments
  • Cooperative Extension’s organizational performance through alignment of processes and educational programming with Purpose, Vision and Values
  • Ensuring accountability and compliance with our federal, state, county and other partners
  • Supporting the development of organizational leaders
  • Advising the Dean on educational and organizational policies
  • Appropriate internal and external communications
  • Developing effective and collaborative internal and external partnerships


Shelley King-Curry – Director of Diversity and Inclusion


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Address:
432 North Lake Street, Room 601
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-263-5110
Fax: 608-265-4545
Email: shelley.king-curry@ces.uwex.edu


Responsibilities include…

  • Represents Cooperative Extension on topics of inclusion, diversity and compliance at the divisional and institutional levels, and out of state
  • Serves as the point of contact for with federal funding partner, USDA/NIFA to ensure compliance with federal funding mandates related to civil rights, nondiscrimination and equal opportunity
  • Compile statewide documentation for efforts toward inclusion, diversity and compliance
  • Contribute leadership and functional support for workgroups and teams toward inclusion, diversity and compliance efforts
  • Develop resources and provide coaching support for federal and organizational civil rights reviews
  • Design and implement education experiences on civil rights, nondiscrimination and equal opportunity principles and reporting responsibilities for colleagues
  • Oversee budget and resources in Dean’s office dedicated to diversity and inclusion efforts


Shannon Carpenter – Director of External Relations

Address:
432 North Lake Street, Room 641
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: 608-262-9311
Fax: 608-265-4545
Email: shannon.carpenter@ces.uwex.edu


Responsibilities include…

  • Develops, writes, edits and produces a variety of materials to
    complement Cooperative Extensions education, emphasizing administrative
    needs in the Dean’s Office
  • Consults with Cooperative Extension faculty and staff to develop
    communication plans, marketing strategies and promotional campaigns for
    educational programs and publications.
  • Writes and edits Cooperative Extension reports, newsletters and other
    communications. Writes, edits and designs WACEC newsletter
  • Assist Cooperative Extension faculty, staff and administrators with
    media
  • Serves on Cooperative Extension teams and committees