Who We Are


Catherine Ipsen 
RTC:Rural Director, 
Rural Institute for Inclusive Communities Associate Director

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Craig Ravesloot 
Research Director


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Tracy Boehm Barrett
Director of Knowledge Translation


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Justice Ender 
Communications Associate

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Gilbert Gimm
Project Director

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Lillie Greiman
Project Director

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Tannis Hargrove
Project Director

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 Ari Lissau 
Research Assistant

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Andrew Myers 
Project Director

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Rayna Sage
Project Director

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Krys Standley 
Research Associate

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Meg Ann Traci
Research Associate Professor

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Bryce Ward 

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