David Francis

Youth Programs Dept

Extension Youth Development Director


Dave Frances

Contact Information

Office Location: Thanksgiving Point
Phone: (435) 760-4109
Email: dave.frances@usu.edu

Educational Background

MS, Agricultural Systems Technology (AST), (Agricultural Extension Education), Utah State University, 2000
BS, Environmental Studies, (Environmental Education), Utah State Univeristy, 1998

Awards

Achievement in Service Award

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

Search for Excellence in Teen Programming-Team Western Region Winner

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Meritorious Service Award, 2017

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

eXtension Fellowship , 2016

eXtension Foundation

Extension Researcher of the Year , 2016

Utah State University

Dean Don Felker Financial Management Team Award, 2015

National Extension Association of Family & Consumer Sciences

Search for Excellence in Teen Programming Team Award, 2015

National Association of Extension 4-H Association

Spirit of Extension , 2010

Utah State University Extension

Distinguished Service Award , 2009

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents

2007 Non-Point Source Water Quality Award, 2007

Taggart-Ballard Award of Excellence , 2004

Utah State University Extension


Publications | Curriculum

  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, Crandall, L., MacArthur, S., (2016). Discover 4-H Geology Clubs. Utah State University Extension
  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, MacArthur, S., (2014). Discover 4-H Forces of Nature Clubs.
  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, MacArthur, S., (2014). Discover 4-H Kitchen Science Clubs.
  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, MacArthur, S., (2014). Discover 4-H Planet Energy Clubs.
  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, MacArthur, S., (2014). Discover 4-H Spa & Relaxation Clubs.
  • Porter, L., Francis, D.W, MacArthur, S., (2014). Discover 4-H Spy & Crime Clubs.

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Journal Articles

Academic Journal

Professional Journal

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Technical Reports

Other Reports

  • Straquadine, G., Francis, D.W, Call, C., Middleton, B., Haddock, E., (1999). Performance-based competency assessment for natural resource management. Utah State Office of Education

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Publications | Other

An asterisk (*) at the end of a publication indicates that it has not been peer-reviewed.

Extension

4-H Military Programs , 2010 - 2017
4-H Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Programs, 2007 - 2017
Thanksgiving Point Institute, 2007 - 2016
Horticulture Education Director Thanksgiving Point, 2007 - 2012
4-H Programs for Military Youth, 2009 - 2011
Civil Rights-General Plan, 2007 - 2007