David Abazs named new Executive Director of Extension's Northeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership
David Abazs has been named the new Executive Director of the Northeast Regional Sustainable Development Partnership. The position provides leadership to a regional Board of Directors that builds community-University connections and supports sustainability projects across Northeast Minnesota.
Abazs is a well-known figure in the region and a long-time partner and former board member of the Northeast RSDP. He is a former University of Minnesota Endowed Chair in Agricultural Systems through the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA). As Endowed Chair, Abazs partnered with farmers and University of Minnesota faculty to research foodshed modeling efforts and food systems capacity in northeastern Minnesota.
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