Assistant Director, Field Operations, Cornell Cooperative Extension
Paul O’Connor supports Associations primarily in the Central and Northern NY regions as a state extension specialist. The CCE state extension specialists team provides leadership and expertise that enables county CCE associations and their programs to work effectively with a broad range of system and local program, administrative, governance, management, and organizational opportunities. They serve as the primary point of contact for Executive Directors and Association Board of Directors by providing guidance, coaching, and training.
The SES team also leads, facilitates, and supports statewide initiatives that further Cornell Cooperative Extension’s mission and strategic plan. Paul also provides team leadership for the State Extension Specialist and Organizational Development Teams supporting professional development, Association Governance, and reporting.