September 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Cicely Lawrence, Monroe County NEST coordinator
  • Tara Simpson, Humboldt County office manager
  • Tamara Sutfin, Poweshiek County program assistant
  • Jo Engel, Clay County program coordinator
  • Jordon Oellerich, Keokuk County director
  • Aubrey Robertson, event planner II, Conference Planning and Management
  • Laurie Nowatzke, data analyst I, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Casey Wenstrand, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Jill Berkland, Osceola County youth coordinator
  • Lisa Clark, Henry County family support specialist
  • Terri Raasch, Adair County youth coordinator
  • Jessica Haro Ponce, Henry County family support specialist
  • Dawn Foss, Linn County nutrition educator
  • Jacqueline Montoya, Linn County PEC program manager
  • Isabella Sexton, Woodbury County 4-H youth development coordinator
  • Sara Sims, Mahaska County office assistant
  • Virginia Atwell, Polk County youth nutrition associate educator
  • Nadine Fogt, Marshall County office assistant
  • Irais Lopez, Henry County youth assistant
  • Leah Brooke, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences
  • Kerry Aistrope, Region 21 director, County Services
  • Alexa Groff, program specialist I, 4-H Youth Development
  • Michelle Galvan, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Fallon Reicks, program specialist I, 4-H Youth Development
  • Ryan Stuart, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences

August 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Melinda Kephart, Marion County youth coordinator
  • Julie Fossum, Allamakee County director
  • Mary Tuttle, Cherokee County program coordinator
  • Olivia Brcka, Cerro Gordo County youth intern
  • Julie Foreman, Monroe County CPPC and Clover Kids
  • Sara Hawkins, Delaware County K-12 youth education coordinator
  • Mandi De La Cruz, Buena Vista County “Buy. Eat. Live Healthy” specialist
  • Rachel McCoy, Clarke County Family Nutrition Program assistant
  • Barbara Ristau, Franklin County families program assistant
  • Christina Taylor, Scott County families program assistant
  • Jodi Fisher, Plymouth County Clover Kids coordinator/office assistant
  • Ryan Rawson Van Wyk, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences (Iowa Concern)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Abigail Cortez, Woodbury County human sciences and youth nutrition educator
  • Zoe Trager, Johnson County BBBS marketing and event coordinator
  • Ashley Horgen, Winneshiek County youth coordinator
  • Amy McLaughlin, Henry County Family Support supervisor
  • Alexandra Monaghan, Jones County director
  • Lindsey Young, Madison County program assistant
  • Addie Martinez, Johnson County BBBS mentoring coordinator
  • Lisa Dunning, West Pottawattamie County “Speak Up, Be Safe” educator
  • Catherine Arellano-Moya, Muscatine County Latino outreach assistant
  • Michelle Sackville, Region 8 director, County Services
  • Alicia Herzog, program specialist II, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Horticulture)
  • Carol Pilcher, manager, industry extension, Agriculture and Natural Resources (Pesticide Safety Education Program)

July 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Misty Sanderson, Buena Vista County office assistant
  • Kayla Siefkas, Clarke County youth coordinator
  • Barbara Kistler, Monroe County office manager
  • Kaitlin Isbell, Winneshiek County youth coordinator
  • Kylie South, Guthrie County office coordinator
  • Mary Auten, Page County Growing Strong Families program assistant
  • Janet Boone, Sioux County Community and Economic development program coordinator and office assistant
  • Gracie Stallman-Perry, Monroe County youth coordinator
  • Ashley Peters, Osceola County youth coordinator
  • Malissa Tritsch, administrative assistant III, 4-H Youth Development
  • Jordyn Harrison, media production specialist I, Advancement
  • Eric Christianson, industry extension specialist II, Community and Economic Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Nicole McCreedy, Monroe County Nest child care provider
  • Colt Churchill, Wayne County youth coordinator
  • Lena Gripp, Buena Vista County youth coordinator
  • Amie Koffman, Monroe County office assistant
  • Emily Martins, Buchanan County youth coordinator
  • Karie McMillian-Sherwood, Wapello County program coordinator
  • Molly Gordon, Monroe County Nest child care provider
  • Shyla Elliott, Monroe County youth coordinator
  • Megan Kemp; education extension specialist I; Farm, Food, and Enterprise Development
  • Rick Woten, regional director, County Services
  • Regenea Hurte; diversity, equity, and inclusion advisor; Vice President for Extension and Outreach
  • Lindsay Henderson, industry extension specialist III, Community and Economic Development
  • Mary Lyon, event planner I, Conference Planning and Management
  • Luke Seaberg, industry extension specialist II, Community and Economic Development
  • Gentry Sorenson, industry extension specialist II, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Alex Bartholomew, graphic designer I, Agriculture and Natural Resources Communications
  • Brianna Montross, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences
  • Nichol Kleespies, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Ann Christansen, administrative assistant II, Human Sciences
  • Max Moore, media production specialist I, Advancement
  • Elizabeth Settles, program assistant II, 4-H Youth Development

May 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Barbara Fuller, education extension specialist III, Human Sciences (retirement)
  • Susan Hollenkamp, program specialist II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Mahdi Al-Kaisi, professor and extension soil management specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources (retirement)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Jolinda Eggers, Scott County program coordinator
  • Sarah Sparr, West Pottawatamie County program coordinator
  • Alicia Schmitt, Keokuk County youth coordinator
  • Sara Martindale, Mahaska County youth coordinator
  • Cole Smith, Louisa County LDG executive director
  • Rhonda Driver, West Pottawatamie County program coordinator
  • Emily Sybert, Page County office manager
  • Janet Boone, Sioux County CED program coordinator/office assistant
  • Brandi Dawson, Washington County office assistant
  • Cindy Hall, Region 26 director, County Services

April 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Beth Holthaus, Winneshiek County office assistant
  • Karen Chabal, Washington County office assistant
  • Sarah Ludwig, Dubuque County youth coordinator
  • Emily Yockey, Woodbury County youth nutrition educator
  • Katelyn Brinkerhoff, Woodbury County horticulture educator
  • Paul Mariman, regional director, County Services (retirement)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Daniel Nieland, Jasper County community and economic development coordinator
  • Sandy Rosenberger, Linn County Master Gardener coordinator
  • Jessica Butcher, Fremont County youth coordinator
  • Kathy Burns, West Pottawattamie County office assistant
  • Dawn Morgan, Lucas County outreach coordinator

March 2021 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Samantha Hendricks, Monroe County office assistant
  • Francesca Reyes, Winneshiek County office manager
  • Logan Doty, Fremont County youth coordinator
  • Kameron Middlebrooks, education extension specialist II, Community and Economic Development
  • Abigail Stanek, education extension specialist II, 4-H Youth Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Valerie Jaehrling, Adair County youth coordinator
  • Janell Heater, Louisa County office assistant
  • Kylie South, Guthrie County office coordinator
  • Jada Goddard, Chickasaw County director
  • Jesse Garcia, Muscatine County Latino outreach coordinator
  • Ryan Rawson Van Wyk, education extension specialist I, Human Sciences
  • Kurt Goldsmith, business administrator II, 4-H Youth Development
  • Tyler Weig, partnerships and engagement manager, 4-H Youth Development

December 2020 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Ellie Foelske, Chickasaw County youth outreach coordinator
  • Pam Henry, Iowa County office assistant
  • Eleni Parsons, Chickasaw County youth coordinator
  • Mark Schroeder, Clinton County program coordinator
  • Emily Heaton, professor of agronomy, state biomass crop specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Keri Jacobs, associate professor of economics, state co-ops specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Brian Lang, field agronomist, Agriculture and Natural Resources (retirement)
  • Mark Shour, extension specialist, Pesticide Safety Education Program, Agriculture and Natural Resources (retirement)

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Janea Blomquist, Pocahontas County program coordinator
  • Bailey Clemens, Boone County youth outreach coordinator
  • Diane Lascot, Shelby County office assistant
  • Shayla Martsching, Appanoose County youth coordinator
  • Amber McClary, Mills County youth coordinator
  • Katelin Pagel, Hancock County youth outreach coordinator

November 2020 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Tenysa Handrock, Clarke County office assistant
  • Jennifer Lamos, Wapello County horticulturist and local foods
  • Kyler Waddle, Louisa County office manager
  • Jerolyne Packer, secretary III, Agriculture Program Services
  • Mary Barber, education extension specialist III, Iowa Concern, Human Sciences
  • Jen Lamos, education extension specialist II, EFNEP, Human Sciences
  • Billie Koester, manager communications, Advancement
  • Gale Francione, extension program assistant II, EFNEP, Human Sciences

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Marissa Foels, Allamakee County youth coordinator
  • Megan Janssen, Emmet County program educator/coordinator
  • Nancy Kincaid, Monroe County NEST coordinator
  • Brenda Lechner, education extension specialist I, Iowa Concern, Human Sciences
  • Demi Johnson, program specialist II, Human Sciences
  • Shannon Hoffman, program specialist II, Human Sciences
  • Olivia Hanlon, education extension specialist I, Farm, Food, and Enterprise Development

June 2020 goodbye … and welcome

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

  • Autumn Denato, Monroe County youth coordinator.
  • Liz Meimann, extension program specialist II, Human Sciences Hotlines (retirement).
  • Sara Mohr, field specialist III, 4-H Youth Development.
  • Joyce Lash, field specialist III, Human Sciences (retirement).
  • Amber Matthiesen, field specialist I, 4-H Youth Development.

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Jordon Oellerich, Keokuk County director.
  • Katelyn Walker, Warren County office assistant.
  • Elizabeth Frankenstein, regional director, County Services.
  • Paul Gibbins, regional director, County Services.
  • Eugenia Hartsook, regional director, County Services.
  • Justin Akers, regional director, County Services.
  • Katharinna Bain, regional director, County Services.
  • Julie Hering Kent, regional director, County Services.
  • Craig Leager, regional director, County Services.

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