Responsible for providing adult leadership opportunities to enhance the youth development program; growing traditional clubs in Prowers and Bent Counties; and organizing program activities for County Fairs.
Responsible for providing leadership in educational program development in the multi-county cluster within the CSU Extension Core Competencies of Strong Families/Healthy Homes and Nutrition, Health and Food Safety; as well as providing leadership to the 4-H youth program in Routt County.
4-H Youth Development, Family strengths, Parenting and childcare, Diet and health, Food safety and quality, Human nutrition, Financial management, Personal finance, Family economics, Consumer decision-making
Responsible for agribusiness management and market analysis, particularly for sustainable markets and small to mid-size farms. Community economic development, labor markets and food policy are other areas of research and outreach.
Small Agribusiness, Small Farms, Beginning Farmers, Specialty Crops, Marketing, Alternative livestock, Beef and Dairy, Agritourism, Rural Development
Responsible for developing and leading training for EFNEP and SNAP-Ed educators. Develops, updates, and researches curricula used by the programs. Investigates and recommends state office and NPS professional development, Leads program site visits. Ensures EFNEP program compliance. Serves as the Quality Assurance Manager (QAM) and direct quality control of EFNEP through monthly review of procedures for recruitment protocols, procedures for classroom management and safety monitoring.
EFNEP & SNAP-Ed curriculum and staff development, nutrition education for low income audiences, training and support of paraprofessional nutrition educators and Nutrition Programs Supervisors
Responsible for the support of the 4-H youth development and livestock programs; as well as help develop, deliver, and evaluate programming according to county needs and budget. Also, works to supervise employees making sure goals are met.
Livestock, Large Acreage, Small Acreage, Beef, Local Food, Hay, Horses
Extension Advisory Committee:
Frank Stonaker , Lynette Clock, James L. Vela, Rae-Ann Simmons, Kathy Welt, Susan Rose, Julie Hinkson, Bill Martin, Janie Van Winkle, Bill Rooks, Candice DeJong, Doug Wilson, Brenda Percival, Emily Sanchez, Tracy Harrison, Duane Beamer, Susan Long, Jack Flowers