ICS Staff

“I got the answers I needed in a professional and courteous way, and mainly because they seemed willing to help me.” – ICS Customer Service Survey 2016

UF/IFAS Communications focuses on building awareness of UF/IFAS statewide. We strive to showcase how UF/IFAS embodies the teaching, research and service elements of the UF mission in its daily work and direct interaction with key audiences—students, stakeholders and residents.

Unit Manager

Ruth Borger, Assistant Vice President

  • Administration and Training

    Jana Barnash, Administrative Services Coordinator

    Our webinar series provides an opportunity to learn in an interactive online environment.  Our speakers include practitioners who share their experiences and recommendations on a variety of communications subjects. Webinars and conference presentations are recorded and can be viewed here at your convenience. If you have questions or would like to suggest a webinar topic, then please email Jana Barnash.

  • Bookstore

    Jana Barnash, Assistant Director of Operations

    Sarah Hensley, Manager

  • Display Reservations

    Contact the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore to reserve the available displays. Click on the links below to view each set.

  • Event Services

    Linda Rogus

    If you have an upcoming event, or are even thinking of having one, let UF/IFAS Communications get you started and put you at ease.
    We can assist with as little or as much as you need.  Please call or email…UF/IFAS Communications is ready to help!

  • EDIS

    Diana Hagan, EDIS Library Coordinator

    EDIS is the Electronic Data Information Source of UF/IFAS Extension—a collection of information on topics relevant to you. These include profitable and sustainable agriculture, environment and natural resources, 4-H and other youth programs, Florida-friendly landscapes, vibrant and prosperous communities, and economic well-being and life quality for individuals and families. If you have a question about the EDIS editing services, EDIS collection, the EDIS publishing process, the EDIS website, or any EDIS publication, please contact: Diana Hagan.

  • Graphic Design and Branding

    Tracy Bryant, Director of Creative Services

    UF/IFAS Communications offers design services and production for a wide range of electronic, print, multimedia publications, and marketing campaigns. Working from content you provide, the graphic designers will create full-color marketing materials, trade show displays, for-sale publications, booklets, newsletters, reports, fact sheets, invitations, forms, stationery, and more. Graphic design labor is at no cost for all UF/IFAS department funded projects.

  • News Media

    Beverly James, Public Relations Director

    UF/IFAS News and Media Relations assists journalists looking for information and faculty experts, finds research-based and non-research-based stories from within UF/IFAS to promote to the general public, and provides other support for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. News and Media Relations works closely with other UF/IFAS Communications unit such as graphics, photography, video and web development.

  • Photography

    Tyler Jones, Photographer

    UF/IFAS Communications Photography Department offers photography for news media and magazines as well as printed materials such as brochures, books, and slide shows. Services are free to UF/IFAS personnel. Images on the UF/IFAS Photo Database can be downloaded and used by UF/IFAS faculty and staff.

  • Social Media

    Alec Richman, Digital Content Specialist

    If you are interested in creating a social media account, it is strongly recommended that you contact UF/IFAS social media services. All accounts should follow the policies found in the UF/IFAS Branding Guidelines.

  • Web Services

    Tennille Herron, Web Manager

    UF/IFAS Communications Web Services oversees the UF/IFAS homepage, along with other critical UF/IFAS websites. Additionally, we provide resources, strategic planning, and consulting to the UF/IFAS community for teaching, research, and Extension. Contact to learn how we can help you with your next web initiative.

  • Video Services

    Al Williamson, Production Manager

    Staff members in the UF/IFAS Communications Educational Video area work with broadcast-grade technology to produce instructional and promotional videos, programming, public service announcements, and coordinate and contribute to the video news effort. The video staff members provide support for distance education projects and radio programming. Contact UF/IFAS Communications Production Manager, Al Williamson to learn how we can help you with your next video.