2022 CES In-Service

January 5 - 7 | 8 AM - 12 PM

Location: NMSU Las Cruces Campus
940 College Drive
Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium
Room 194

The Extension In-Service will provide an excellent opportunity, not only for subject matter training, but also the opportunity to network with colleagues.

Please note the dates/times as follows:

  • Jan. 5: 8 AM - 5:30 PM
  • Jan. 6: 7 AM - 7:30 PM
  • Jan. 7: 7 AM - 12 PM

Registration Deadline: December 31 at 5 pm.

Agenda


Wednesday, January 5


Coffee in Gerald Thomas Hall Lobby

8:00 - 8:30 AM | Registration – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium Foyer

8:30 - 9:30 AM | Welcome – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Dr. John D. Floros, President
    Dr. Rolando A. Flores, Dean and Chief Administrative Officer
    Dr. Jon C. Boren, Associate Dean and Director

9:30 - 10:15 AM | Plan of Work – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Bruce Hinrichs, Associate Director, Cooperative Extension Service
    Dr. LaJoy Spears, Program Development and Evaluation Specialist, AXED

10:15 - 10:30 AM | Break

10:30 - 11:30 AM | Agricultural Economics & Agriculture Business/Extension Economics Session for County Agriculture Agents, FCS Agents, 4-H Agents, and State Specialists – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Dr. Jay Lillywhite, Department Head

11:30 - 1:00 PM | Lunch on your own

11:30 - 1:00 PM | Ranch Camp Committee - Knox Hall, Room 201
    Sid Gordon, Chairman

11:30 - 1:00 PM | Specialist Association Meeting – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 336
    Dr. Marisa Thompson, President, NM Specialist Association

1:00 - 1:30 PM | Photo Opportunity - New faculty and those needing updating – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 162
    Josh Bachman, News and Media Relations

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM | Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Session for County FCS Agents – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 330, Social Living Center
    Dr. Robert Moreno, Department Head

1:30 - 5:30 PM | Innovative Media Research & Extension Session for County Agriculture Agents, 4-H Agents, and State Specialists – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 337
    Dr. Barbara Chamberlin, Interim Department Head, Innovative Media Research and Extension

5:30 - 7:00 PM | Evening Reception – 100 West Café and the Wine Academy
    Sponsored by the NMSU Foundation and the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences Development Office

Dinner on your own


Thursday, January 6


Breakfast on your own
Coffee in Gerald Thomas Hall Lobby

7:00 - 8:00 AM | 4-H Agents Association Meeting – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 330, Social Living Center
    Talisha Valdez, President NM 4-H Agents Association

8:00 - 12:00 PM | Extension Plant Sciences Session for County Agriculture Agents, 4-H Agents, and State Specialists - Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 336
    Dr. Rolston St. Hilaire, Department Head

8:00 - 11:00 AM | Innovative Media Research & Extension Session for County FCS Agents – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 337
    Dr. Barbara Chamberlin, Interim Department Head, Innovative Media Research and Extension

11:00 - 12:00 PM | Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Session – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 337
    Dr. Robert Moreno, Department Head

12:00 - 5:15 PM | Extension Animal Sciences and Natural Resources Session for County Agriculture Agents, 4-H Agents, and State Specialists (lunch will be provided) – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 336
    Dr. Shanna Ivey, Department Head

12:00 - 1:00 PM | Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Association Meeting - Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 330, Social Living Center

12:00 - 1:15 PM | Lunch on your own

1:15 - 5:15 PM | Extension Family and Consumer Sciences Session for County FCS Agents – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 337
    Dr. Robert Moreno, Department Head

5:30 - 7:30 PM | Agriculture Agents Association Meeting - Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 330, Social Living Center

Dinner on your own


Friday, January 7


Breakfast on your own
Coffee in Gerald Thomas Hall Lobby

7:00 - 8:00 AM | Epsilon Sigma Phi Breakfast Meeting – Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 330, Social Living Center
    Tom Dominguez, President

8:00 - 8:45 AM | Aggie Next Step/Recruitment - Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Dr. Renay Scott, VP Student Success
    Dr. Don Conner, Associate Dean and Director of Academics
    Newt McCarty, Aggie Next Step & Youth Development

8:45 - 9:30 AM | Aggie Biosecurity Training – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Tom Dean, Southwest District Director, Extension Southwest District Office
    Marshal Wilson, Co-Director, Southwest Border Protection and Emergency Preparedness Center

9:30 - 9:45 AM | Break

9:45 - 10:45 AM | Agent Panel: Sharing Best Practices/Professional Advice - Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Patrick Kircher, Tom Dominquez, Teresa Dean, Kelly Knight, and Mindy Turner

10:45 - 11:00 AM | Mental Health Program Updates – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Karim Martinez, Ext Specialist/Family Life

11:00 - 11:45 AM | Wrap-up and Q&A Session – Gerald Thomas Hall Auditorium, Room 194
    Dr. Jon C. Boren, Associate Dean and Director

ACES Information Technology staff will be available in Gerald Thomas Hall Room 270 throughout the 2022 Extension In-Service for assistance with computer issues and questions.


Hotel Accommodations

Hotels Close to NMSU

Here are some suggestions for your convenience. The NMSU rates (subject to change) offered by the following hotels are listed below.

Courtyard by Marriott
(575) 526-1722 (per Veronica Payne)
456 East University Avenue
Las Cruces, NM

Rate: $109 plus tax NMSU VIP Rate
Room: King or Queen
Breakfast: Not Included


Hilton Garden Inn Las Cruces
(575) 522-0900
2550 South Don Roser Drive
Las Cruces, NM

Rate: $101 plus tax (NMSU rate). To receive rate, call the above number and press 0 for the operator to request it
Room: King or Two Queens
Breakfast: Not included


Ramada by Wyndham Las Cruces Hotel
(575) 526-4411
201 East University Avenue
Las Cruces, NM

Rate: $99 plus tax (NMSU rate)
Room: King or Queen
Breakfast: 1 Complimentary breakfast per room, per night


Comfort Suites University
(575) 522-1300
2101 South Triviz Drive
Las Cruces, NM

Rate: Single $98.73 plus tax (NMSU In-Service rate per Angel)
Rate Double: $103.23 plus tax (NMSU In-Service rate per Angel)
Breakfast: Continental


Sleep Inn University
(575) 522-1700
2121 South Triviz Drive
Las Cruces, NM

Rate: $75 plus tax (NMSU rate)
Room: All room types
Breakfast: Continental


If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an auxiliary aid or service, please email Hilda Nevarez at hnevarez@nmsu.edu or call at 575-646-3015 by Dec. 31.

New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educator. NMSU and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperating.