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Name: Carol Pinnell-Alison
Title: Extension Agent
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Department: Franklin Parish
Organization: LSU AgCenter
Address 1: 6562 Main Street, Courthouse Building, West Wing
Address 2: Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone Number: (318) 435-7551
Fax Number: (318) 435-8216

Education/Training

Advanced Agricultural Education

The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

M.P.P.P.M. (Master of Plant Protection and Pest Management), December, 1982

Course concentration: Agronomy, Entomology and Plant Pathology

Leadership roles: President of the Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association, 1981-82

Activity: Member of the UGA Weed Judging Team, 1981

Internship: Diamond Shamrock Corporation, Agricultural Division, Commercial Development, 1982

Undergraduate Education

The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

B.S.A. (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture), December, 1977

Major: Agronomy

Activities: Soil Judging Team and Agronomy Club

Internship: Cotton Insect Scout, Dooly County, Georgia, 1977

Additional Graduate Level Course Work

Tobacco Production, 3 hours credit, NC State, 1984

Advanced Chemical Weed Control, 5 hours credit, UGA, 1986

Weed Ecology and Biology, 3 hours credit, UGA, 1986

Program Development, 3 hours credit, LSU, 1989

Biology and Management of the Honey Bee, 3 hours credit, LSU, 2000

Fundamentals of Applied Entomology, 3 hours credit, LSU, 2003

Special Problems in Entomology, 3 hours credit, LSU, 2005

Professional Organizations

Member of the American Phytopathological Society,

Southern Weed Science Society of America and WSSA

Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association and NACAA

Louisiana Agricultural Sciences Association (LASA)

Affiliate member of the Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association

Leadership Roles

Served on the search committee for the Vice Chancellor and Director for the Louisiana Cooperative Extensive Service, 1995

Served as secretary, vice-president and president for Louisiana Plant Protection Association (LPPA), 1996-2001

Served two terms on the Princess Theatre Board of Directors as sec., 1997-2002 and serve on the board for the Princess Theatre Foundation 2010 to present

Served two terms on the Winnsboro/Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and co-chair the Academic Achievement Banquet

Served on the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival Board of Directors as secretary

Served as Parish Chair for Franklin Parish, 2001 to 2010 and 2012 to present

Serve as Safety Coordinator for the LCES Northeast Region, 1999 to present

Participated in Entomology Department Retreat, 2003

Served on the search committee for the Turf/Ornamental Weed Science position, 2003

Served on the Biological and Agricultural Engineering Advisory Council, 2003-06

Served on the search committee for the Jack Hamilton Endowed Chair, 2005-06

Served on the search committee for the Watershed area agent position, 2005

Participated in Agronomy & Environmental Management Summit, 2006

Served on the Internal Review Committee for Donna Lee’s promotion, 2006

Served on the search committee for the Tensas ANR agent position, 2007

Served as chair of the search committee for the East Carroll ANR agent position, 2003

Served as chair of the search committee for the Franklin Parish 4-H youth development position, 2004, 2006, 2007 and 2012

Serve as secretary for the Southern Home and Garden Club, 2008-present

Served on the search committee for the Pesticide Safety Educational Coordinator position, 2009

Chaired the development of a Corn Alley for AgExpo in Monroe, LA and Ag Adventures in Delhi, LA, 2010 and 2014

Awards/Grants

LCES Program Excellence Award Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dec., 1994

Epsilon Sigma Phi State Early Career Service Award, December, 1994

Achievement Award Louisiana County Agricultural Agents Association and National Association of County Agricultural Agents, 1995

Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service County Agent Award presented by the Louisiana Agricultural Consultants Association, 2006

Winnsboro-Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce “Spirit Award”, 2006

Third place winner in the LASA Pest ID contest, 2007

First place winner in weed ID contest held in conjunction with the Landscape Horticulture Workshop for AgCenter Extension Agents Hammond Research Station, 2007

Third Place winner in the LCAAA poster contest, 2008

Distinguished Service Award LCAAA and NACAA, 2011

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