Organizational Information

The Western Extension Directors Association (WEDA) functions as the regional link to the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities (APLU), the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP), and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and other agencies and groups of interest to Extension in the Western region.

WEDA is governed by Rules of Operation and a committee structure that includes six standing committees — Executive Committee, Western Region Program Leadership Committee (WRPLC), Western Regional Administrators (WRAM), Western Extension Leadership Development Committee (WELD), Resolutions Committee, and Nominations Committee.

WEDA contracts for services of an Executive Director to assist with WEDA business and to help carry out multi-state, regional and WEDA program initiatives.