Mandy Maher

County Director
(712) 374-2351
  • Program planning
  • Program implementation
  • Staff supervision and support
Heidi Lowthorp

Heidi Lowthorp

Parent Educator with Growing Strong Families
(712) 374-2351
  • Child development
  • Community Resources
Lynda Marshall

Lynda Marshall

Office Assistant
  • Bookkeeping
  • Pesticide Applicator's Training Liason

Logan Doty

Fremont County Youth Coordinator
(712) 374-2351

Julie Hering Kent

Regional Extension Education Director
(712) 240-0005


Rhesa Leiding

4-H Youth Program Specialist

4-H Youth Development focuses on empowering youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences in STEM, Healthy Living, Leadership and Civic Engagement, and Communication and the Arts. Education is provided through 4-H clubs, camps, workshops, afterschool and school enrichment programs, and volunteer development.

Kimberly Cavalier

Human Science Specialist, Family Life

Lynn Adams

Community Development Specialist
(712) 309-2132

Community Development
Civic Engagement & Equity
Data & Technology
Local Economies
Local Government

Tim Christensen

Farm Management Program Specialist

Farm Business Management

Barb Fuller

Barb Fuller

Human Sciences Specialist, Nutrition and Wellness
(712) 789-2449

Healthy People have been an interest for Barb Fuller throughout her professional career.  From food safety concerns to making healthy food choices, Barb is able to bring nutrition expertise to a wide range of audiences.  A growing awareness of local foods and regional food systems is an emerging area of emphasis for her work.
Delivering unbiased, research-based health and nutrition information to people at the community level is Barb's mission, creating healthy life-style choices, her goal.

Joe Hannan

Horticulture Specialist
(515) 993-4281

commercial horticulture; fruit; high tunnels; small fruit; tree fruit; vegetables

Julie Hlas

Julie Hlas

Advancement Specialist

Colin Johnson

Swine Specialist
(515) 291-9287

swine production, environment, economic and social sustainability, facilities, reproduction, pork quality, management software and spreadsheets, biosecurity, caretaker training, ultrasound, international agriculture, community assessment model

Erika Lundy

Beef Field Specialist
Sandra McKinnon, Families Program Specialist

Sandra McKinnon

Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance
(712) 366-7070

Family Finance

Aaron Saeugling, Field Agronomist

Aaron Saeugling

Field Agronomist
(712) 769-2650

Educational programs in crop production and protection

Shawn Shouse

Program Specialist
(712) 769-2650

energy conservation; environmental water quality; farm safety; grain storage and drying; household septic systems; indoor air quality; livestock facility and feedlot design; manure management; mold; radon; soil and water conservation; water and fencing for grazing systems; Well water quality

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