New County Youth Coordinator Begins Work

The Montgomery County Extension Council and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are pleased to announce the hiring of Heather Howieson as Montgomery County 4-H County Youth Coordinator.  Howieson began work on September 30. As the County Youth Coordinator, her primary duties are program planning and implementation of the 4-H Youth Development program and other positive educational youth outreach programs, such as summer day camps, babysitting class, family fun night, etc.  Working with the 4-H program, she will be highly involved and focused on positive youth development, which will include working with and supporting volunteers, county youth council, 4-H youth committee and other project committees.
 
Howieson is originally from Carlisle, Iowa and was a member of the Carlisle Ridge Riders 4-H club for nine years in her youth. She graduated from Iowa State University majoring in Interior Design and Environmental Issues, with a minor in Biology. Howieson is residing in Villisca.
 
Howieson will work closely with Montgomery County’s 4-H program and coworkers, Stephanie Langner, Program Coordinator and office assistant Sue Noll, as well as other Field Specialists serving Montgomery County.  Please stop by the Montgomery County Extension Office and welcome Heather to her new position!  We are hosting an open house to coincide with National 4-H Week on October 10 from 3-6 p.m. Feel free to contact Heather at hehowie@iastate.edu or 712-623-2592 regarding any questions you may have about Montgomery County’s 4-H program and other resources available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Montgomery County.  Check us out on Facebook too at Montgomery County (IA) Extension. 

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