Staff

Kathy Vance


Program Manager, Region 20
vancek@iastate.edu
319.523.2371 x202

Communities and Economic Development

Natalie Foor

Natalie Foor


Office Manager & Bookkeeper
nfoor@iastate.edu
319.523.2371 x200

If you need help from Extension & Outreach in Louisa County, Natalie is the first stop! If she can't get you the answer, she knows the person that can.

Whitney Howell

Whitney Howell


4-H & Youth Enrichment Coordinator
whowell@iastate.edu
319.523.2371 x204

A Louisa County native and 4-H "Lifer" Whitney is here to help 4-H leaders, members and propspective members as well as lead Youth Enrichment activities for Louisa County.

Andrea Farrier

Andrea Farrier


Agricultural Program Assistant
farrier@iastate.edu
319.523.2371 x207

Andrea is an expert on Fencing Law...but she can also help with identifying bugs and plants and gets the answers you need  about your animals, yards, farms and crops. 

Danelle Much


Program Assistant for the Food & Nutrition Program
dmuch@iastate.edu
(563) 263-5701

Danelle is trained to teach an 8 lessons series of classes that teach parents to maximize their food dollars while increasing the nutrition being offered in family meals.

Marla Parsons

Marla Parsons


Program Assistant - Youth Nutrition Education
mparson@iastate.edu
319.523.2371 x210

Marla finished one career in elementary Physical Educaiton and has started a 2nd where she combines healthy eating lessons with exercise. 

Janet Smith


Program Specialist
jansmith@iastate.edu
319.385.8126

Families and Youth

Greg Brenneman


Ag Engineering
gregb@iastate.edu
(319) 337-2145
Bob Dodds

Bob (Robert) Dodds


Regional Extension Education Director
redodds@iastate.edu
319.385.8126

Bob serves at the Regional Director for Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa Counties and is considered a specialist in the region in crop production and farm management.

Sean Galleger


CIRAS - Accounting Specialist
galleger@iastate.edu
515.290.0181

Himar Hernandez


Community Development Specialist
himarh@iastate.edu
(641) 682-5491

Latino Businesses, Finances, Citizenship and Leadership

Karen Lathrop


Advancement Specialist
klathrop@iastate.edu
319.930.9744

Advancement Specialist in Marketing, Public Relations and Organizational Advancement for ISU Extension & Outreach.

Tom Miller


Swine Program Specialist
tmiller@iastate.edu
(319) 653-4811

Swine

Patrick OMalley


Commerical Horticulture Program Specialist
omall@iastate.edu
(319) 337-2145

Horticulture

Kati Peiffer

Kati Peiffer


4-H & Youth Field Specialist
kpeiffer@iastate.edu
319.385.8126

Virgil Schmitt


Crops Program Specialist
vschmitt
(563) 263-5701

Crops

Patricia Steiner


Family Nutrition Program Specalist
psteiner@iastate.edu
319-394-9433

Food, Health and Nutrition

Mary Weinand

Mary Weinand


Family Finance Specialist
mweinand@iastate.edu
319.931.5087

Money Management, Credit Repair, First Time Homebuying, Working with a Budget

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