Nutrition and Health Specialist


Nutrition and foods-related education; food safety and sanitation; healthy lifestyles; human development; instructional strategies.

Additional Biographical Information: 

Joined ISU Extension:  1990

Extension positions/other experience:

2006-present: Nutrition and Health Specialist (housed in Delaware Co. & serve multiple counties)

2004-2006:  4-H-Youth Development Specialist; 1 FTE appt. (housed in Delaware County & served a multi-county region)

1993-1998:  4-H Youth Development Specialist; .5FTE appt. (housed in Delaware County & served a multi-county region)

1990-1993:  Buchanan County Extension 4-H-Youth Leader

Other relevant experience:

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) teacher-6 years at the Middle School level; 6 years at the High School level

School Food Service Director

Visionary Leader-for consortium of 7 school districts

Advertising Sales and Marketing


MAE:  Educational Psychology; emphasis in Development and Learning; University of Northern Iowa-Cedar Falls, IA

BA:  Vocational Home Economics Education; emphasis in Foods & Nutrition and Personal & Family Relationships; University of Northern Iowa-Cedar Falls, IA

Registered ServSafe™ instructor and Proctor-National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF)

1417 N. Franklin Street P O Box 336
Manchester, IA 52057
Counties Served: 
Allamakee, Bremer, Buchanan, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Howard, and Winneshiek
Housed In: 
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