2011 DAFVM Spotlight Employees
Scott Corey Clancy Norman

Scott Corey
December 2011

Extension Associate III
MSU Extension Service
Starkville Campus

Years in position: 2
Years of Service to MSU: 2

Responsibilities:
Responsible for producing photography for the Division of Agriculture, Forestry, and Veterinary Medicine for use in educational, technical, and public relations programs. Other duties include shooting, editing, and coordinating the use of digital photographic images, archiving images, and collecting stock images. Manage service photographs for on-campus and external clients.

Interests & Hobbies:
Bicycling and travel.

Tashina Hampton
December 2011

Teacher
School of Human Sciences
Starkville Campus

Teacher
School of Human Sciences CFSDC
Starkville Campus

Years in position: 2
Years of Service to MSU: 2

Responsibilities:
Plan and implement developmentally age appropriate activities, as well as supervision, of students enrolled in Human Science courses.

Interests & Hobbies:
Zeta Phi Beta sorority and spending time with my daughter, family, and friends...traveling and just having fun.

   
Kristine Evans Clancy Norman

Kristine Evans
November 2011

Research Associate II
Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture
Starkville Campus

Years in position: 5
Years of Service to MSU: 9

Responsibilities:
National coordinator of two research projects: National CP33 Monitoring Program and USDA-NRCS Bobwhite Restoration Project

Interests & Hobbies:
Spending time with my kids, anything outdoors, particularly hiking, birding, and playing volleyball. In my “spare” time I am also finishing up a Ph.D. in the department, that includes evaluation of bird response to the CP33 buffer practice.

Clancy Norman
November 2011

Office Associate
Newton County Extension Service
Decatur, MS

Years in position: 7
Years of Service to MSU: 9

Responsibilities:
Provides support to all county staff, as well as helping maintain the county office and all of its programming.

Interests & Hobbies:
Spending time with family, cooking, and baking.

   
Mike Tynes Calvin Vaughn

Mike Tynes
October 2011

County Extension Director
Pike County Extension Service
Magnolia, MS

Years in position: 8
Years of Service to MSU: 13

Responsibilities:
Works mainly with 4-H Youth - Livestock and Agriculture and Natural Resources areas.

Interests & Hobbies:
Hunting and being with grandchildren.

Calvin Vaughn
October 2011

Histology Technician
College of Veterinary Medicine

Years in position: 6
Years of Service to MSU: 10

Responsibilities:
Trim and preparation of biopsy and other tissue samples, prepare special stains, and assist pathologist if needed.

Interests & Hobbies:
Cooking, fishing, sports.

   
Darrell Bryant Tony Connolly

Darrell Lamont Bryant
September 2011

Research Technician
Department of Poultry Science

Years in position: 1
Years of Service to MSU: 2

Responsibilities:
Feeds and waters birds and provides proper ventilation and temperature control. Transports research feed and birds to processing plants. Replaces litter for nesting. Cleans battery brooders and other areas as well as disposing of bird carcasses. Performs other duties as assigned.

Interests & Hobbies:
Sports, travel, and spending time with family.

Tony Connolly III
September 2011

Mechanic
College of Forest Resources

Years in position: 4
Years of Service to MSU: 4

Responsibilities:
Repairs and maintains vehicles and equipment at Forest Operations, North and South Farms as well as the MSU dairy farm. Drives and operates other equipment when needed. Operates a fire dozer during forest fires.

Interests & Hobbies:
"Riding my Harley and horses...hunting, fishing, racing cars, watching movies, just about anything outdoors."

   
Jan High Sierra Williams
Jan High
August 2011

Accounting Assistant
MAFES Research Support
North Farm - Starkville Campus

Years in position: 1
Years of Service to MSU: 6

Responsibilities:
Assists in accounting system maintenance (payroll, procard, invoicing and leave). Posts financial transactions, reconciles entries and processes journal vouchers. Prepares travel, maintains inventory and assist with billing and budget.

Interests & Hobbies:
Reading, shopping and spending time with family and friends, especially two grandchildren (Chris and Jan).

Sierra Williams
August 2011

Office Associate
Forest Products
Starkville Campus

Years in position: 1
Years of Service to MSU:
2

Responsibilities:
Travel for all employees, academics for FPMS and PhD programs, Forest Products event planning and meeting facilities management, as well as managing some buildings and grounds. Also student reports and data entry.

Interests & Hobbies:
Reading, traveling, cooking and baking.

   
Lovey Neal Amanda Walker
Lovey Neal
July 2011

Forest Ranger
Blackjack Facility
College of Forest Resources

Amanda Walker
July 2011

County Extension Director
Lawrence County Extension Service
Monticello, MS

Responsibilities:
Provides leadership and coordination for the total county Extension education effort.

Years of Service to MSU: 12

Interests & Hobbies:
Showing horses, reading, gardening and traveling.

   
Brenda McDevitt Lesharn Nunnery
Brenda McDevitt
June 2011

Extension Program Assistant
Family Nutrition Program
Warren County Extension Service

Responsibilities:
Works with Vicksburg and Warren County adults and children.

Years of Service to MSU: 10

Interests & Hobbies:
"I like working in my yard, animals and being with my grandchildren."

Lesharn Nunnery
June 2011

Child Care Training Coordinator
School of Human Sciences
Mississippi Child Care Resource and Referral Network

Responsibilities:
"I provide training and contact hours to child care providers so they can satisfy their business requirements and work with them individually to enhance the quality of child care."

Years of Service to MSU: 1

Interests & Hobbies:
"I love to read, do puzzles and bowl. I'm very active in the PTO my daughter's school."

 

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