Extension News

Meet ISU Extension’s New Regional Directors


AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension’s 20 new regional directors have been on the job for a month, meeting with their county extension councils and setting the direction for ISU Extension educational programs in their regions. Follow the links below to feature stories about each regional extension education director.

Heronemus Is Listening to Local Needs in ISU Extension Region 1
(Clay, Dickinson, Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola and Sioux Counties)

Janssen Sees Opportunity in ISU Extension Region 2
(Emmet, Hancock, Kossuth, Palo Alto and Winnebago Counties)

Hall Finds New Ways to Do ISU Extension Work in Region 3
(Cerro Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Mitchell and Worth Counties)

Ranum Shares History of Collaboration in ISU Extension Region 4
(Allamakee, Chickasaw, Clayton, Fayette, Howard and Winneshiek Counties)

McGill Says ISU Extension Is ‘Open for Business’ in Region 5
(Monona, Plymouth and Woodbury Counties)

Chizek Says ISU Extension Is in the Relationship Business in Region 6
(Buena Vista, Calhoun, Cherokee, Ida, Sac and Pocahontas Counties)

Patton Says ISU Extension Region 7 Is Ready for ‘Next Level’
(Hamilton, Humboldt, Webster and Wright Counties)

Economic Development Is Focus in ISU Extension Region 8, Wrage Says
(Boone, Hardin, Marshall and Story Counties)

Ricks Praises Role of Volunteers in ISU Extension Region 9
(Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Grundy and Tama Counties)

Fischer Takes on Challenge of New ISU Extension Region 10
(Benton, Jones and Linn Counties)

Bearinger Says Programming Is Key to Successful Organization in Region 11
(Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson Counties)

Torneten Says Local Needs will Drive Programming in ISU Extension Region 12
(Audubon, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie and Shelby Counties)

ISU Extension Region 13 Position Is a Good Career Fit for Hertel
(Dallas, Polk and Warren Counties)

Dunn Sees Opportunities for Quality Programming in ISU Extension Region 14
(Jasper, Mahaska, Marion and Poweshiek Counties)

Mohling is Well-Acquainted with Staff, Programs in ISU Extension Region 15
(Iowa, Johnson, Keokuk and Washington Counties)

Owen Sees Shared Efficiencies in ISU Extension Region 16
(Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine and Scott Counties)

Familiar Surroundings for Ladd in ISU Extension Region 17
(Fremont, Harrison, Mills, Montgomery, Page and Pottawattamie Counties)

Regional Cooperation is the Focus in ISU Extension Region 18, Deppe Says
(Adams, Adair, Cass, Clarke, Decatur, Madison, Ringgold, Taylor and Union Counties)

Local Decisions Will Drive ISU Extension Programming in Region 19, Henderson Says
(Appanoose, Davis, Jefferson, Lucas, Monroe, Van Buren, Wapello and Wayne Counties)

Innovative County Councils Are Making Dodds’ Job Easier in ISU Extension Region 20
(Des Moines, Henry, Lee and Louisa Counties)


Contacts :

Del Marks, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-9807, delmarks@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, (515) 294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu