Media report on Bolton being named UMaine Extension Associate Dean

Morning Ag Clips, Bangor Daily News and Portland Press Herald reported that Jason Bolton, associate Extension professor and food safety specialist, has been named associate dean at University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Bolton will lead new initiatives for Extension, including a statewide needs assessment, an organizational restructuring, and improved systems for financial planning and reporting. “I look forward to leading new initiatives, building stronger relationships with staff and stakeholders, and creating new partnerships with the University of Maine System and outside stakeholders. My goals are to provide all staff with the resources and systems necessary to offer trusted education to the people of Maine, while also helping to establish Extension as one of the best places to work in Maine,” Bolton said.