Building Interagency Partnerships

Gregory Chun, University of Hawaii Manoa, HI EPSCoR
Stephen Anthony, USGS Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Hawaii
Geoffrey Bothun, University of Rhode Island, RI EPSCoR
Bongsup Cho, University of Rhode Island, RI INBRE
Keith Goyne, University of Missouri, MO EPSCoR
Kristen Veum, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Missouri

This panel will explore the basis and development of agency partnerships and identify best practices for building the relationships that generate these partnerships. The discussion will include perspectives from both sides of these existing partnerships: Missouri EPSCoR and USDA, Hawaii EPSCoR and USGS, and Rhode Island EPSCoR and NIH. Content will include a discussion on NSF EPSCoR’s current and future role in these partnerships and address how to best work with agency partners on NSF EPSCoR RII projects.