August 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In August, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Teena Paxton, Polk County office assistant
  • Christina Griffiths, Scott County K-12 educator
  • Alexis Richter, Hancock County youth coordinator
  • Stefanie Daniels, Story County staff member
  • Evelyn Ganfield, Adams County youth coordinator
  • Karen Hostetler, Bremer County office assistant
  • Stephanie Erpelding, Sac County youth coordinator
  • Craig Chase, senior manager programs, Farm, Food and Enterprise Development, Agricultural and Natural Resources (retirement)
  • Joel DeJong, industry extension specialist IV, Agricultural and Natural Resources (retirement)
  • Brian Perry, program specialist III, Community and Economic Development (retirement)
  • Mary Krisco, education extension specialist II, Human Sciences (retirement)
  • Haley Jones, program specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Shelley Oltmans, extension specialist II, Community and Economic Development
  • Heather Peterson, accountant II, Finance
  • Deb Tootle, associate professor and extension specialist, Community and Economic Development (retirement)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Emma Duff, Dallas County youth outreach educator
  • Michele Wagner, O’Brien County youth coordinator
  • Linda Clark, Guthrie County assistant bookkeeper
  • Billie Shahan, Franklin County K-12 youth coordinator
  • Karen Ackerman, Wapello County nutrition educator and child care
  • Brittany Belles, Scott County youth program assistant
  • Cammie Wuthrich, Davis County office and program coordinator
  • Stephanie Harrington, Polk County natural resources program coordinator
  • Rebecca Beckner-Goodrich, Henry County EC-PBIS master consultant
  • Katherine Mackenzie, Story County ANR outreach coordinator
  • Alex Burke, communications specialist II, Farm, Food and Enterprise Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Greg Mackey, customer relations coordinator III, Extension Store
  • Dan Nieland, program specialist II, Farm, Food and Enterprise Development, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Elaine Phompheng, program specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Tom Keinert, extension specialist II, Human Sciences
  • Todd Stevens, extension specialist II, Human Sciences

July 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In July, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Kimberly Booth, Franklin County after school coordinator
  • Mackenzie Keller, Clarke County office assistant
  • Abby Sorensen, Mills County director
  • Kalsa Parker Browning, Polk County natural resources program coordinator
  • Kelsey Wiese, Carroll County youth coordinator
  • Kelli Anders, Wapello County local foods program coordinator
  • Janea Blomquist, Pocahontas County program coordinator
  • Alexis Shelley, Adair County office assistant
  • Colleena Johnson, Union County youth coordinator
  • Ellen Brennan, event planner I, Conference Planning and Management
  • Fallon Reicks, program specialist I, 4-H Youth Development
  • Kraig Tweed, regional director, County Services
  • Gary Taylor, director, Community and Economic Development (transferred out of ISU Extension and Outreach)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Teena Paxton, Polk County office assistant
  • Dustin Winkelman, Mahaska County youth coordinator
  • Lasey Handeland, Hardin County office assistant
  • Coley Reed, Appanoose County Pick a Better Snack coordinator
  • Kris Baldwin, instructional technology specialist II, Professional Development
  • Solomon Funchess, program assistant II, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Krista Smith, agriculture and natural resources extension specialist I, Farm, Food, and Enterprise Development

June 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In June, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Michelle Brown, Wayne County parent educator
  • Emily Velisek, Jones County youth coordinator
  • Mari Melvin, Davis County program coordinator
  • Cicely Lawrence, Monroe County NEST coordinator
  • Nicole McCreedy, Monroe County NEST child care provider
  • Marisa Bloom, Scott County families program assistant
  • Johanna Rahbusch, Linn County bookkeeper/office assistant
  • Katey Thompson, Davis County child care provider
  • Michaela Van De Berg, Story County media and ANR program coordinator
  • Nancy Kincaid, Monroe County NEST coordinator
  • Trece Lonneman, Hancock County office administrator
  • Donna Donald, senior manager education extension, Human Sciences
  • Kimberly Anderson, industry extension specialist III, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Sindy Perez, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Lauren Carter, graphic designer I, Advancement
  • Tyler Weig, manager programs, 4-H Youth Development
  • Paola Trujillo Lopez, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Sarah Larkin, customer relations coordinator II, Extension Distribution Center

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Abi Henderson, Jackson County youth coordinator
  • Jennifer Schipper, Sioux County office assistant
  • Megan Stille, Floyd County youth educator
  • John Buntsma, Sioux County Master Gardener assistant
  • Amy Decker, Dubuque County K-12 education coordinator
  • Kaitlyn Deahl, Wayne County youth coordinator
  • Caylin Brommel, Carroll County youth coordinator
  • Brittany McNeeley, Monroe County office assistant
  • Katelyn Herzberg, Emmet County youth coordinator
  • Tony Mensing, industry extension specialist II, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Mauree Haage, program specialist III, North Central Regional STEM Manager, Vice President for Extension and Outreach
  • Alex Brent, business systems analyst II, Extension Information Technology
  • Antoinette Veldhuizen, program specialist I, Community and Economic Development

May 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In May, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Sarah Tanis, Black Hawk County youth nutrition and 4-H outreach
  • Megan Spurgin, Emmet County program educator/coordinator
  • Carolyn Clark, Jackson County youth program assistant
  • Kayla Koether, Allamakee County food system specialist
  • Colt Churchill, Wayne County youth coordinator
  • Jackie Cooper, Winneshiek County office assistant
  • Darby Young, Plymouth County director
  • Holly White, Chickasaw County office manager
  • Leslie Kallsen, Sioux County K-12 educator
  • Teresa Friedel, Des Moines County office assistant
  • Sarah Fiddelke, O’Brien County youth coordinator
  • Susan Deblieck, program specialist III, Human Sciences
  • Ann Parker, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences
  • Emily Paull, program specialist I, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Nora Kurtovic, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Carol Pilcher, manager industry extension, Agriculture and Natural Resources

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Erin Schramm, Harrison County youth coordinator
  • Rebecca Trumm, Clinton County youth coordinator
  • Crystal Vetter, Clinton County office coordinator
  • Caitlyn Butler, Calhoun County program coordinator
  • Alexis Shelley, Adair County office assistant
  • Catie Johnson, Des Moines County office assistant
  • Madeline Widman, Woodbury County horticulture coordinator
  • Jennifer Pontefract, Mills County ACES coordinator
  • Randall Vos, education extension specialist II, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Jay Maxwell, data analyst I, Community and Economic Development
  • Mattea Boettcher, program assistant II, 4-H Youth Development

April 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In April, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Kevin Pottebaum, Woodbury County public relations and communication coordinator
  • Sidney Riemenschneider, Emmet County youth coordinator
  • Maddie Mardesen, Dallas County extension educator
  • Lena Gripp, Buena Vista County youth coordinator
  • Tiffany Blair, Calhoun County youth coordinator
  • Jamie Smith, education extension specialist II, Human Sciences

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Roger Barloon, Buchanan County farmers market manager
  • Kristy Brunsvold, Hancock County director
  • Amy Harrison, Iowa County ag outreach educator
  • Holly White, Chickasaw County office manager
  • Tara Saxton, Calhoun County youth coordinator
  • Jasmine Tappin, event planner II, Conference Planning and Management
  • Ellen Brennan, event planner I, Conference Planning and Management
  • Matie George, education extension specialist II, Iowa Pork Industry Center
  • Share Kelley, education extension specialist II, Human Sciences

March 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In March, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Kathy Tobin, Clinton County office assistant
  • Janice Savel, Linn County office assistant
  • Ellen O’Loughlin, Calhoun County office manager/community and families
  • Cynthia Bartels, Clinton County office assistant
  • Shelby Van Horn, Cass County youth coordinator
  • Jane Ryan, Black Hawk County office assistant
  • Eugenia Hartsook, regional director, County Services
  • Anindita Das, diversity and inclusion professional development specialist, 4-H Youth Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Bethany Cecot, Warren County office assistant
  • Addilynn Vonbehren, Jones County office assistant
  • Cassie Engstler, Winnebago County youth director
  • Samantha Hardaway, Greene County youth coordinator
  • Kyle Moeller, Lee County office assistant
  • Deena Jury, Polk County office assistant
  • Sarah Wilson, Linn County office manager
  • Signe Meinders, Hancock County horticulture specialist
  • Dorothy Goodell, Humboldt County program coordinator
  • Hannah Johnson, Davis County youth coordinator
  • Kate Tewes, Clay County 4-H livestock and fair coordinator
  • Sadie Graham, Montgomery County program coordinator
  • Jane Koppen, Kossuth County youth coordinator
  • Nancy Detrick, Henry County janitor
  • Colleena Johnson, Union County youth coordinator
  • Jason Hayes, Linn County bookkeeper/accounting specialist
  • Shelley Woodall, program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Karla Doty, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Allison Brundy, program specialist I, 4-H Youth Development
  • Rob Davis, data analyst II, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Zachary Hanna, program assistant II, Registration Services
  • Nora Kurtovic, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences

February 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In February, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Haylea England, Clinton County programming assistant
  • Michele Smith, Black Hawk County director
  • Meho Clark, Monroe County NEST coordinator
  • Kayla Willms, Greene County youth coordinator
  • Lindsay Fernandez, Henry County after-school program coordinator
  • Kelly Bergman, North Central Iowa STEM Manager, Vice President for Extension and Outreach
  • Mary Lyon, event planner I, Conference Planning and Management

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Brooke McKibban, Webster County youth coordinator
  • Larry Wendt Jr., Shelby County director
  • Dawn Derochie, Plymouth County office assistant
  • Leila Rush, Polk County marketing and office assistant
  • Karen Hostetler, Bremer County office assistant
  • Lori Miller, Cedar County youth coordinator
  • Karie Foster, education extension specialist II, Human Sciences
  • Hailey Burgher, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences

January 2022 goodbye … and welcome

In January we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Jamila Shing-Hon, Johnson County GAP coordinator
  • Shawn Tabke, Woodbuy County horticulture coordinator
  • Haley Mostaert, Cedar County 4-H program coordinator
  • Michelle Sillman, Linn County communications and PR director
  • Molly Gordon, Monroe County Nest child care provider
  • Kathleen Owens, Polk County office assistant
  • Cassidy Stoecker, AmeriCorps, 4-H Youth Development
  • Brian Tapp, manager programs, Farm, Food, and Enterprise Development
  • Jonni Lenzini, program assistant II, Conference Planning and Management Registration Services

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Sondra Helgerson, Dubuque County director
  • Kaitlyn Rausch, Delaware County K-12 youth education coordinator
  • Kathrine Roth, Henry County parenting
  • Thomas Viner, Johnson County office assistant
  • Jill McKeen, Floyd County nutritionist
  • Laura Anderson, AmeriCorps, 4-H Youth Development
  • Megan Carlson, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Lori Mitchell, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Mary Taggs, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Courtney May, Region 25 director, County Services
  • Meg Sage, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Amanda Karges, graphic designer I, Advancement multimedia and creative services
  • Mark Reinig, industry extension specialist III, Community and Economic Development
  • Lori Oh, budget and finance specialist II, Extension Finance

December 2021 goodbye … and welcome

In December we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Judy Muniz, Black Hawk County office assistant
  • Amy Forrette, Clay County ag program coordinator
  • Ashley Throne, Winnebago County program director
  • Becky Dohlman, Cerro Gordo County outreach educator (FRW grant)
  • Chyan Koppen, Kossuth County youth coordinator
  • Shawnee Oswald, Jones County office assistant
  • Nancy Carr, Van Buren County office assistant/bookkeeper
  • Shyla Elliott, Monroe County youth coordinator
  • Toni Wiese, Harrison County youth coordinator
  • Bridgette Heisterkamp, graphic designer I, Advancement multimedia and creative services (November 30)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Krystal Schnabel, Wright County youth coordinator
  • Shelby McDonald, Black Hawk County office assistant
  • Lori Nelson, Winnebago County program coordinator
  • Megan Kramer, Henry County cleaning
  • Kimberlee Fox, Iowa County office assistant
  • Kimberly Bode, Worth County youth coordinator
  • Bailey Dohlman, Mitchell County youth coordinator
  • Tonya Irvin, Van Buren County office assistant
  • Elizabeth Emley, Dallas County youth coordinator

November 2021 goodbye … and welcome

In November we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Kathryn Yoder, Johnson County youth coordinator
  • Eva Coughlin, Montgomery County youth coordinator
  • Jada Goddard, Chickasaw County director
  • Jill Leners, Plymouth County office/program assistant
  • Adelyda Ebersole, Union County youth coordinator
  • Danielle Morgan, Adair County youth development coordinator
  • Allison Wisgerhof, Dallas County youth coordinator
  • Mary Olson, program assistant II, STEM Hub
  • Jon Wolseth, manager education extension, Community and Economic Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Emily Velisek, Jones County youth coordinator
  • Kathrine Reinecker, Mills County ACES coordinator
  • Becky Dohlman, Cerro Gordo County outreach educator (FRW grant)
  • Darby Young, Plymouth County director
  • Krystal Murphy, Davis County office assistant
  • Hope Hartman, Cerro Gordo County youth intern
  • Paola Trujillo Lopez, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Sindy Perez, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Leslie Miller, P&S temporary, Agriculture and Natural Resources

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