Faculty members from the School of Economic Sciences received awards and were elected to leadership roles at the Western Agricultural Economics Association’s annual meeting, held July 9-11 in Lake Tahoe.
Randy Fortenberry, professor and Small Grains Endowed Chair, was named president of the association for 2017-2018.
Named directors of the association were Jo Ann Warner, assistant director of WSU Extension’s Western Extension Risk Management Center, for 2017-2020, and Karina Gallardo, associate professor and Extension specialist, WAEA director through 2019.
Vicki McCracken, SES professor and chair of the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles, was elected a Fellow of the association. The Fellow Award honors enduring contributions to agricultural and other applied economics in the western states and the association.