NCR-SARE's 1994 Tribal College Coordinator conducts train-the-trainer programs and shares information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources at five Tribal colleges and other Tribal communities in Michigan and Wisconsin. Started as a pilot program in 2023, NCR-SARE and the 1994 Land Grant Institutions in the region developed this program to facilitate connection.
Emily Proctor, MSW, BASW, earned her degrees from Michigan State University - School of Social Work. She is a citizen of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians (LTBB) in Harbor Springs, Michigan. She serves as a Tribal Extension Educator, Community, Food & Environment Institute for Michigan Tribal Nations, Tribal Communities, schools, community partners, and various levels of government, with her home office located in LTBB's homelands, Emmet County, Michigan State University Extension. As the Tribal Extension Educator, her projects include developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs in Tribal governance, diversity, facilitation, and youth leadership.