Cohort I: Professional and Leadership Cornerstones (Meeting II)

AboutWESLACO, TX (November 9-11, 2010)—Session two for the AgriLife  Advanced Leadership Program Cohort I met at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Weslaco on November 9-11, 2010. Dr. Michael Gould of Texas AgriLife Research provided an overview and tour of the Center to start the session. Participants turned their focus to establishing vision, ethics, and integrity, as well as strategies for professional communication, while participants representing Texas AgriLife Research gave the advocacy presentation. Additionally, participants toured Rio Queen Citrus, Inc. in Mission, TX. Session presenters were:

  • Jan Hargrave; Jan Hargrave and Associates: “Actions Speak Louder than Words: Understanding Nonverbal Communication”
  • Dr. Beverly Chiodo; Department of Management, Texas State University: “Character-Driven Success”
  • Dr. Jorge Vanegas; College of Architecture and Center of Housing and Urban Development, Texas A&M University: “Creating a Vision”
  • Dr. Ruben Sldana; Texas AgriLife Extension Service District 12

Session Competencies were:

  • Establishing Vision, Ethics, and Integrity
  • Strategies for Professional Communication