David J. Wehner, Ph.D.
Pennsylvania State University
11-211, 756-2161, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. David Wehner was named Dean of the College of Agriculture at California Polytechnic State University in April 2002. Prior to this appointment, he served as associate dean since 1997, responsible primarily for the operation of the undergraduate program, including curriculum development, student progress, advising and outreach. He has also worked with many of the college’s 10 departments on staffing, faculty evaluations and operation issues and has directed the college’s Multicultural Agriculture Program Center. He has also been involved with the MESA Agricultural Initiative to introduce agricultural topics into middle and high schools with large numbers of underrepresented students. Before his appointment as associate dean, Wehner served a year in a half-time position as assistant dean, coordinating the college’s graduate program and aiding faculty members with research and public service programs. After teaching at the University of Illinois and University of Maryland, Wehner joined the Cal Poly faculty in 1994 as head of the Environmental Horticultural Science Department and a professor of turfgrass science.
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Richard A. Cavaletto, Ph.D., P.E.
University of California, Davis
11-211, 756-2161, email@example.com
Dr. Cavaletto has served as Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences since January 2012. He oversees undergraduate programs including curriculum development, student progress and advising, the college’s recruiting efforts, and faculty development programs. Dr. Cavaletto served as department head for Cal Poly's BioResource and Agricultural Engineering [BRAE] Department from 2004 to 2012. He is a registered professional engineer and alumni of the BRAE undergraduate program. Dr. Cavaletto’s expertise is in the area agricultural safety with a special emphasis on machinery operation and design. He has directed the Agricultural Safety Institute at Cal Poly since 1992.
Mark D. Shelton, Ph.D.
Utah State University
11-211, 756-2161, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Shelton has served as Associate Dean of the College of Agriculture since 1997 and is responsible for farm operations, and research and graduate programs. He also acts as a liaison with numerous industry partners for the College and University. Dr. Shelton joined Cal Poly in 1982 as a Crop Science professor, serving as department head in 1996-97. He is a Registered Professional Entomologist with expertise in Integrated Pest Management, apiculture, and insect management. Dr. Shelton also has interests in international agriculture policy and development.
Brian C. Dietterick, Ph.D.
Penn State University
Swanton Pacific Ranch, 831 458-5410 email@example.com
Dr. Dietterick is Director of Swanton Pacific Ranch. He teaches Watershed Management, Watershed Protection, Forest and Range Hydrology, and GIS. His research and consulting interests include water quality monitoring to evaluate Best Management Practices effectiveness, stream restoration, hydrologic modeling, watershed evaluation, and modeling of urban forest ecosystems. Specialties: Watershed Management; Hydrology; GIS.