On sabbatical during the 2017-2018 academic school year.  Activity completed during sabbatical:

Invited to serve as an advisory board member for 'Confluence Group / Honey Brake', a digital publicity company to help clients attain their marketing goals through a variety of media outlets.

Invited to serve as a foundation board member for 'Confluence Group / Honey Brake', a digital publicity company to help clients attain their marketing goals through a variety of media outlets.

Attended Honey Brake Confluence Group Retreat, Jonesville, LA.

Attended Nat'l 4-H Shooting Sports Council Meeting at Honey Brake, Jonesville, LA.

Invited guest speaker at Louisiana State University for the Orientation to Graduate Studies: Publishing Research, Baton Rouge, LA.

Attended Louisiana State 4-H Council Meeting at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.

Invited guest speaker at Louisiana State University in two undergraduate Sport Marketing courses: Mossy Oak, Baton Rouge, LA.

Completed research study titled 'Current Issues Within H.S. Sports; Iowa Perspective.' This investigation identified current issues that pertained to high school athletic programs.  

Nissan and 4-H: Bringing Both Brands Together for a Journey of a Lifetime. Corporate presentation prepared for Nissan executives.

4-H Nissan Partnership: Bringing Notoriety to Nissan That is Deserving. Corporate presentation prepared for 4-H executives.

Nissan, 4-H, and LSU College of Agriculture: Proposed Endowments in Support of 4H's Youths and LSU Agriculture Students. Corporate presentation prepared for Nissan executives.

Mossy Oak 4-H Partnership: What a partnership with the country's largest youth      organization can mean to Mossy Oak. Corporate presentation prepared for Mossy Oak executives.