Southern Administrative Heads Winter Meeting

Boardroom 2, Hyatt Regency–Riverfront
Jacksonville, FL
Monday, February 5, 2018, 11:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m.


Nancy Cox, Chair, Univ of Kentucky
Tom Coon, Chair-elect, Oklahoma State Univ
Paul Patterson, Secretary, Auburn Univ
Mark Cochran, Univ of Arkansas
Alan Grant, Virginia Tech
Greg Bohach, Mississippi State Univ
Eric Young, Executive Director

  1. Welcome and introductions – Nancy Cox
  1. Spring 2019 Southern Mini Land-grant meeting update – Eric Young


  1. Discussion on NIFA treatment of capacity funds similar to competitive – All
  1. Update on federal appropriations and "single ask" strategy – Alan Grant


  1. Update on Farm Bill and Committee on Legislation & Policy – Greg Bohach
  1. Issues from Sunday's SAAS Board meeting and items for Tuesday's meeting – Nancy Cox


  1. Nomination of New S-AHS Secretary/Chair-elect to follow Paul Patterson (vote on nominee will be held at meeting in AL) – Nancy Cox
  1. Summer S-AHS meeting and agenda topic suggestions – Paul Patterson and Eric Young


  1. Other agenda items – All