ISU Extension and Outreach Welcomes New Staff in Lee County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach welcomes Barb Schau and Emily Hulsebus to the Lee County staff. Barb started her position as Office Assistant on September 16th and Emily began working as County Youth Coordinator on November 25th.
Barb Schau will be the person to greet clients that come to the Lee County Extension office. As office assistant, she will be the first point of contact when clients register for a workshop, ask an question, or need information regarding any ISU Extension and Outreach programming.
Barb is a native of Lee County. She comes to the Lee County Extension office with extensive administrative experience. She spent 15 years as an administrative assistant/K-8 Office Manager at the Central Lee Community School District. Barb has a passion for youth as well as the 4-H program. In the past she has been both a 4-H member and parent, as both of her daughters were active in the program and the county fair.

As County Youth Educator Emily Hulsebus will be the leader, manager, educator, and contact for all programming related to K-12 youth education. This includes leadership of the 4-H program as well as other youth programming involving STEM, healthy living, citizenship and leadership, and communication and the arts.
Emily is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in agricultural studies. Prior to joining the ISU Extension and Outreach staff, Emily gained a diverse skill set through positions she held in the private sector. Most recently, she traveled extensively as a field marketing coordinator for US Feeds. Emily brings a passion for enriching the lives of area youth to the Lee County Extension office. She grew up in Lee County and was an active participant in FFA and the Lee County Fair. She currently resides in Donnellson with her husband.

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