Speakers and Presentations – 2019/21

Residential Session #1: Raleigh, NC

Reading the Tea Leaves” Claudia Fernandez
Building Leadership Language (MBTI)” Claudia Fernandez
Center for Environmental Farming Systems” (CEFS)
Negotiating for Success”, David Roberts
Organizational Systems Thinking”, Rick Rocchetti
CPI 260”, Mitch Owen
360 Feedback“, Claudia Fernandez
Peer Coaching”, Claudia Fernandez
Vigilant Leadership: Futuring: Anticipation & Action”, Bob Treadway


Residential Session #2: Columbus, OH

“Leadership Insights”  Bob Easter
Promoting a Land-grant Fierce Agenda through Cooperative Extension Services” Stephen Gavazzi
“Welcome” Gary Pierzynski
“Refreshing Our Role”  Cathann A. Kress
“The FIRO-B”: Keying into Human Motivation”  Claudia Fernandez
“Critical & High Stress Communications”  Vincent Covello
“From Excellence to Eminence: Public-Private Partnerships”  Michael Papadakis
“Stress Refresher for Food Systems Leaders”  Roger Hall
“Leadership Success and Derailment”  Claudia Fernandez
“Fundraising and Friend-raising for Senior Leaders”  Chris Delisio
“Emotional Intelligence and Facing Tough Challenges”  Claudia Fernandez
“Conducting Difficult Conversations”  Mitch Owen



Residential Session #3: Morro Bay, CA

“Welcome and introduction to CA Agriculture and Cal Poly”  Andy Thulin
“Leadership Insight from a University President”  Jeffrey D. Armstrong
” Water Policy, Issues and future in CA”  Dan Dooley
” Automating the California Strawberry Industry”  John Lin
“California’s Global Food and Agriculture Economy” Karen Ross
“Driscoll’s: The Global Berry Company”  Brie Reiter Smith