College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
Committee Work
Dr. Linda J. Cox
Community Economic Development Specialist
Service Activites
Complete list available upon request.


Reviewer, USDA Value-Added Producer grants, 2007

Council for International Exchange of Scholars Fulbright Senior Specialists Program Peer Review Committee, 2006-2007.

National Extension Tourism Conference Program Planning Committee, 2005-2006

Reviewer, Pacific Island Research Center, 2004

Reviewer for Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, 2004

Steering Committee, Western Rural Development Center Community Vitality Initiative, 2003-present

Organized and led the May 21 field trip for the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (PECC) and the Pacific Food System Outlook (PFSO) Conference, May 20-23, 2003.

Panel Member, One Year after September 11, National Extension Tourism Conference 2002, Traverse City, MI, September 16-19, 2002

Business Practices for Sustainable Tourism (BEST) Think Tank II Participant, 2002

Reviewer for US Department of Agriculture Markets and Trade Program, 2002

Reviewer for American Agricultural Economic Association annual meeting, 2002

Reviewer for Utah State University tenure and promotion application, Fall, 2001

National Extension Tourism Design Team, 2000 – present

Reviewer for HortScience, 1999

Reviewer for US Department of Agriculture Small Business Innovation Research Program grants, 1997-present.

Western Rural Development Center Advisory Committee, 1993-2001



Advisor to the Board of Directors, Hawaii Ecotourism Association, 2006-present

Member of the Board of Directors, Hawaii Rural Development Council, 2004- present

Facilitator and Resource Person, Windward Watersheds Symposium: Part 1, January 30, 2003, at Windward Community College, Kaneohe, Hawaii.

Presenter, Sustainable Tourism workshop sponsored by the Waimanalo Chamber of Commerce, December 11, 2002.

Board member, Hawaii Ecotourism Association, 2002-present

Meet Director, Third Annual Koolau Invitational Swim Meet, August 23-25, 2002

Treasurer, Kaneohe Swim Association, 2002-2003

Assisted with Yard Sale Of Aloha in Kaneohe raising $3700 for the Red Cross, September 29, 2001, event featured on Tiny TV program , Oceanic cable channel 16.

Facilitator, Millennium Young People’s Congress, October 21-29, 1999.

Wai‘anae Coast Community-Based Tourism Conference Planning Committee for conference held from January 28-30, 1999, in Makaha, Hawaii.

Wai‘anae Coast Coalition Community-Based Tourism Advisory Council, 1998-present

Wai‘anae Coast Coalition Community Business Development Center Community Economic Development Advisory Council, 1998-present

Queen Lili‘uokalani Children’s Center Spring Community Building Conference Planning Committee,

Ua Mau Na Po‘e ‘O Wai‘anae Community Cultural Festival Planning Committee, 1996-1998

Blue-Ribbon Task Force on Small Business Nominations Committee, 1996

Co-organized and staffed the CTAHR display at the Hawaii Environmental Educators Association meeting on November 10 & 11, 1995.

Facilitated breakout sessions for “The White House Conference on Small Business” on November 11, 1995, October 18, 1995 and November 21, 1994.

Participated in a focus group of experts for the Honolulu Advertiser to help guide them in their coverage of woman’s issues, June 29, 1995.



Guest Lecture, GEOG 324

Panel member, Using locally grown or campus grown food at the University of Hawaii, 2007

Participant, Planning Day for Campus Leaders, 2005-2006s

University General Education Committee, 2003-2005 (Vice Chairperson, 2003-2004, Chair, 2004-2005)

University Faculty Senate Committee on Administration and Budget, 2003

Assisted Sea Grant Program with Strategic Plan, 2001

University Faculty Senate General Education Oral Communication Focus Board, Spring 2001-2003

Assisted in teaching PLAN 610 Community Planning and Social Policy, Spring 2000, Fall 2001

Instructor and co-organizer, free aerobics class, 1999- present

Council on Program Review Committee to review Economics Department, 1999

Affiliate Faculty, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, 1997 - present

University Faculty Senate Committee on Promotion and Tenure Guidelines, 1996

Council on Program Review Committee to review the Bachelor of Business Administration, 1996

Guest lecturer for various courses in School of Social Work and Department of Urban & Regional Planning, 1996 - 2002

Planned and facilitated a retreat for chairpersons in the UH College of Natural Sciences, April 1, 1995

University Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 1994-96, 2006-08

University Faculty Service Committee (Chair), 1993-94, 2005-06

University Faculty Senate Moral Survey Committee, 1993-94

Sea Grant College Program Personnel Committee, 1993

University Faculty Senate, 1993-1996, 2003-2007

University Specialist's Mentoring Program Advisory Committee, 1992- 2000

University Barriers to Retention and Tenure Committee, 1991- 1992

University Tenure and Promotion Committee, 1991 (Chair), 1993, 1996 (Chair), 1997 (Chair), 1999, 2001, 2003 (Chair), 2007

Presentation at Networking Fair for UH Faculty Mentoring Program, 1999, 2000

University Mentoring Program Advisory Committee, 1990-1999

Guest lecturer for Windward Community College farm management class, 1989


CTAHR Student Research Symposium poster judge, 2007

CTAHR Mealani Forage Field Day Planning Committee, 2006, 2007

CTAHR Excellence in Extension Award to County Agent for Outstanding Performance and Results in a Nutrition or Human Resources Program Committee, 2006

CTAHR Strategic Plan Implementation Planning Team, 2005-present

CTAHR Dean’s Award for Civil Service Employees Selection Committee (Chair, 2004)

CTAHR Community Resource and Economic Development Program Leader, 2003- present

CTAHR Program Committee, Hawaii Agriculture and Landscape Industry Conference- Ag/LICH 2003

Guest lecturer for TPSS 300, Spring 2002 to present

CTAHR Integrated Hatch Committee, 2001-2004

CTAHR Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Charter Revision Committee, 2000-01(Recorder)

CTAHR Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural Research Program Preproposals Review Committee, 2000.

Participated in CTAHR exhibit at Made in Hawaii Festival, 1999

CTAHR Student Research Symposium, 1997 (Judge), 1999 (Moderator)

CTAHR Department Personnel Committee (Chair), 1996

Organized CTAHR Faculty training on HITS for Fall semester, 1994

Developed brochure for Maui County Human resource agent, 1994

Developed Maui County survey of farmer's educational needs, 1992

CTAHR Community Resource Development Leader, 1992-1994

State Leader of Communities in Economic Transition National Initiative, 1992-1994

Assisted with development and preparation of the HITHAR Herb Industry Survey, 1989

Guest lecturer for Horticulture 430, 1989.

Prepared and conducted a two-laboratory session on use of the vegetable-crop budget template for Horticulture 650, 1989

State Leader of Rural Revitalization National Initiative, 1989-1991

Developed a computerized personal budget analysis program, 1988

Analyzed and summarized economic data resulting from farm-based research in the HITHAR TROPSOILS Project, Sitiung Indonesia, 1986

Guest lecturer for Horticulture 390, 1986

CTAHR Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 1986-1988

CTAHR Faculty Senate, 1986-1988

CTAHR Ad Hoc Educational Improvement Fund Proposal Committee, 1987

Converted the Nursery Cost of Production Program from Apple to IBM-PC for Horticulture 430, 1985

CTAHR Program and Curriculum Committee, 1985-1987 (1985-1986, Chair)

CTAHR Ad Hoc Curriculum Committee, 1985-1986

CTAHR Associate Dean Selection Committee, 1986

CTAHR Introductory Core Course Committee, 1986

Reviewed six manuscripts, one research proposal, eight fact sheets, and six extension projects, 1983-1991


Guest Lecture for NREM 467, 2007

NREM 494, Guest lecture, 2007

NREM Space Committee, 2006- present

NREM Undergraduate Program Committee, 2005 - present

NREM Ph.D. Core Exam Review Committee, 2004

NREM Committee on Departmental Organization, 2003

NREM Department Personnel Committee, 2001-03 (Chair 2002-03), 2006-08 (Chair 2007-08)

NREM UHPA Representative, 2001-present

Drafted NREM Tenure and Promotion guidelines and procedures, 1999

NREM Extension Committee Co-Chairperson, 1999-present

AREC Department Chairperson, 1997-1998

AREC Graduate Program Chairperson, 1996-1999

AREC Faculty Output Standards Committee, 1993-1994 (Chair)

AREC Facilitator for strategic planning meetings, 1993

AREC Coordinator for Crawford Hall, 1992-1997

AREC Chairperson Selection Committee, 1992

AREC Preliminary Exam Committee for Marketing, 1985-1990

AREC Undergraduate Advisor, 1984-1986, 1988-1989

AREC Undergraduate Program Committee, 1986-1989

AREC UH Professional Assembly Representative, 1984-1987

AREC Space Allocation Committee, 1987

AREC Course Evaluation Committee, 1986 (Chairperson)

AREC Marketing Position Selection Committee, 1986

AREC Preliminary Exam Committee for Quantitative Methods, 1983-1984


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