Structured for Success: Review Materials and Provide Feedback

August 21, 2019

Aug. 20, 2019 -- email message to all extension staff, faculty and council members

ISU Extension and Outreach leadership seeks your feedback on the Structured for Success Committee’s draft proposal and models for a renewed partnership between Iowa State University and county extension councils.

The following materials will be available for your review by close of business Wednesday, Aug. 21:

  • Executive Summary -- Structured for Success: A Proposal
  • White Paper – Structured for Success: A Review of ISU Extension and Outreach’s Organizational Structure
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Archive of the Aug. 20 webinar

Extension staff and faculty may access these materials from MyExtension, Use your net ID and password to log in.

Extension council members may access these materials from the County Services website at

Please review these materials. The executive summary includes a brief overview of the Structured for Success Committee’s process, goals, and strategies, along with the draft proposal. The white paper also includes this information, as well as a summary of the information the committee gathered, and the committee’s guiding principles for effectively educating and serving Iowans. We will be updating the FAQ as more questions and answers are gathered. If you were unable to participate in the live webinar, please watch the archive.

You may send feedback initially via the virtual suggestion box on the Vice President for Extension and Outreach website. Additional ways to provide feedback will become available over the next several weeks. Thank you for your assistance in determining an organizational structure that will help us effectively educate and serve Iowans.

John D. Lawrence
ISU Vice President for Extension and Outreach