Daniel L. Goerlich

Daniel L. Goerlich

District Director

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, Forestry. Expected May 2015. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Master of Science, Forestry. 1998. State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY.
  • Bachelor of Science, Forest and Wildlife Management; Minor: Economics. 1994. Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Central District Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension. 6/2010 – Present.
  • Central District Program Leader. Virginia Cooperative Extension. 12/2005 – 6/2010.
  • Extension Agent, ANR/Forestry & Natural Resources. Virginia Cooperative Extension – Central District. 7/2003 - 12/2005.
  • Associate Extension Agent, ANR/Forestry & Natural Resources. Virginia Cooperative Extension – Central District, VA. 8/1999 – 6/2003.
  • Technical Assistant. Office of Instructional Development, Evaluation and Services, SUNY-CESF, Syracuse, NY. 8/1998 - 8/1999.
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant / Graduate Research Assistant. SUNY-CESF, Syracuse, NY. 1/1997- 8/1998. 
  • Project Manager and Data Analyst. F&W Forestry Services, Inc. Albany, GA. 12/1994 - 10/1996.
  • Forest Technician. USDA Forest Service, White River National Forest. Rifle, CO.  5/1994 - 11/1994.
  • Authored or co-authored five refereed journal articles, six Extension publications, 24 trade journal / consumer magazine feature articles, eight on-line learning modules, 26 substantive newsletter articles, five working papers, one bound book, two manuals, and one thesis.
  • Earned 11 National level awards from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, Association of Natural Resource Extension Professionals, Forest Resources Association, Society of American Foresters, and Virginia Tech College of Natural Resources recognizing professional leadership and programmatic accomplishments.
  • Served on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Forestry Educational Foundation, W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Center, Virginia Forestry Association, Virginia Extension Service Association, Virginia Association of Agricultural Extension Agents, Virginia Urban Forest Council, and Halifax Soil and Water Conservation District.
  • Past Chair, Virginia Division Society of American Foresters, National Association of County Agriculture Agents Natural Resources Committee, and Sydnor Jennings Elementary School Parent / Teacher Organization.
Daniel L. Goerlich
  • (434) 766-6761
  • dalego@vt.edu
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension
    Central District Office
    150B Slayton Ave
    Danville, VA 24540
    United States