Emily Tipton


Coordinator of the information technology strategies for Extension, working under the guidance of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture Information Technology Services. As a member of UTIA ITS, focused on leveraging the use of technology resources in support of IT initiatives for Extension. Develop a national communications and collaboration strategy for Extension that includes web and SharePoint site implementations. Provide training, lead the UT eXtension Institutional Implementation Team, and coordinate the activities of Extension state and regional IT staff. The 2020 UT Extension strategic plan identifies several initiatives and action steps that call for improvements or enhancements in information technology, and this position will be critical to achieving these strategic goals.