Development Committee

The Development Committee is concerned with the status and development of the profession of rural sociology in the areas of teaching, research and extension. It conducts studies and deliberations as directed by the council; and may also make independent recommendations to the council for the good of the Society.


Lisa Pruitt (Chair)

Sarah Lloyd (2013-2016)

Shannon Monnat (Chair elect)

Carol Ward (2015-2018)

Shoshana Inwood (2015-2018)

Yetkin Borlu (2014-2017)

Roger Hammer (2014-2016)

Kristal Jones (2014-2016)

Jason Konefal (2014-2016)

Riva Denny (2015-2016)

Leif Jensen (ex officio)

Tom Rudel (ex officio)