June P. Mead is Project Director and Program Evaluator for the CITIZEN U Project, New York State's Children, Youth and Families At Risk (CYFAR) Program, Sustainable Community Projects (SCP), NIFA/USDA, and Site Coordinator for the 4-H National Mentoring/Tech Wizards Program in Broome County. In addition, Dr. Mead is the Parent/Family Editor for the Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network Parent/Family (CYFERnet, http://www.cyfernet.org). She is a reviewer for National 4-H Headquarters Programs of Distinction; Technology Expert and Steering Committee Member of the eXtension Family Caregiving Community of Practice; member of the eXtension Military Families Learning Network; National 4-H Science, Engineering, and Technology (SET) Initiative Evaluation Design Panel Member, and Multistate Research Project on Social Capital, exploring the relationship between 4-H Youth Development and the seven types of social capital.
Provide issue leadership for broad, innovative priority programs locally (or regionally for a grouping of associations through regional agreements), program development, marketing, evaluation, and applied research to address local and system initiatives, Cornell connection (administration and faculty/area teams), research, and grants/contracts. (May involve multidisciplinary and multi-initiative activities in some associations. In others, this may be the program director for all/several programs or a specific, innovative system-connected initiative). Develop local, regional, and community liaisons. Identify local/regional priorities and program direction as part of the management team with Executive Director and state/local Program Leadership and Program Work Teams. Connect with other associations and Cornell faculty/area teams (and CERs) to examine and develop regional efforts in program and research related to Extension's mission, priority programs and issues. Research connection wit
Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network
Parent/Family (CYFERnet): http://www.cyfernet.org
"Emergency Toolkit: Helping Families in Times of Stress
Community Improvement Through Youth (CITY) Project:
Youth Community Action Network (Youth CAN):
National 4-H Headquarters Programs of Distinction:
Mead, J. P. (In press). Art, science, evaluation or magic?
Blurring the lines and coloring in between.
Evaluation and Program Planning
Deal or No Deal: Lots of Questions, Lots of Answers for
CYFAR 2007 Conference Proceedings
4-H Club Study
(Mead, 1999) included in
The Impact and Sustainability of 4-H Youth Development
(Mulroy & Kraimer-Rickaby, 2007). University of
Connecticut, Center for Applied Research
current professional activities
June P. Mead is Project Director and Program Evaluator for the Community Improvement Through Youth (CITY) Project, New York State's Children, Youth and Families At Risk (CYFAR) Program, Sustainable Community Projects (SCP), CSREES/USDA. Dr. Mead is the Parent/Family Editor for the Children, Youth and Families Education and Research Network Parent/Family (CYFERnet, http://www.cyfernet.org). In concert with her involvement in CYFAR/CYFERnet, she serves as the CYFAR Conference Program Coordinator and coordinates the CYFAR Annual Conference for CSREES, National 4-H Headquarters.