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ABOUT US

Photo The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service recently established the The Managing in Tough Times Initiative to assist Kentucky families is managing and recovery from the current economic situation. The broad goals for the Managing in Tough Times Initiative include:

  • Improve the economic well-being of individuals, families and communities relating to personal and family finance for both rural and urban settings.

  • Develop an interdisciplinary program focused on the needs of Kentucky's citizens relating to personal and family finance for both rural and urban settings.

  • Focus existing and future extension programming on the economic issues facing youth, families and farms in Kentucky.

  • Identify other university and community partners to collaborate.

  • Utilize the grassroots issues gathering process of the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Cooperative Extension Service as a starting point for program and resource development.

  • Create educational products and programs with components which include direct outreach to clientele, agent training and support, curriculum development, web resource development and possible applied research.
Managing in Tough Times Plan of Action

Download MITT Plan of Action chart [Word file]
Managing in Tough Times Annual Reports

Download 2012-2013 MITT Annual Report [PDF file]
Download 2011-2012 MITT Annual Report [PDF file]
Download 2010-2011 MITT Annual Report [PDF file]
Managing in Tough Times Team

  • Jeanne Davis, Co-Director
  • Jennifer Hunter, Co-Director
  • Jonathan Stanley, Extension Associate
  • Joanne Bankston
  • Kenny Burdine
  • Nick Carter
  • Renata Farmer
  • Kim Foster
  • Greg Halich
  • Clint Hardy
  • Theresa Howard
  • Wayne Kirby
  • Rick Maurer
  • Jody Paver
  • Peggy Powell
  • Theresa Scott
  • Pam Sigler
  • Katie Smallwood
  • Debbie Temple
  • Tracey Werner-Wilson
  • Jeff Young
CONTACT US

The Kentucky Cooperative Extension Managing in Tough Times Initiative is composed of a core group of 15 individuals representing interests in families, youth development, agriculture and natural resources, and community and economic development.

For more information regarding the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service's
Managing in Tough Times Initiative, please contact:

  • Jennifer Hunter, Ph.D., Co-Leader
    Assistant Extension Professor, Family Financial Management
    (859) 257-3290
    jhunter@uky.edu

  • Jeanne Davis, Co-Leader
    Extension Administration, Program Coordinator
    (859) 218-1629
    Cell: (859) 797-3292
    jeanne.davis@uky.edu

  • Jonathan Stanley
    Extension Associate
    (859) 218-2097
    jonathan.stanley@uky.edu