October 2023 goodbye … and welcome

In October, we said goodbye to the following individuals who left ISU Extension and Outreach:

  • Josey Fairchild, Howard County youth coordinator
  • Kelly Grandgeorge, Wright County office manager
  • Keegan Bethards, Warren County youth coordinator
  • Jack Van Laar, Decatur County extension program manager
  • Barbara Woods, program specialist IV, Human Sciences
  • John Baker, extension specialist IV, Human Sciences
  • Hilary Emmerson, accountant I, 4-H Youth Development
  • Laura Paulsen, program specialist II, 4-H Youth Development

We welcome the following new staff:

  • Shannon Rabotski, Mahaska County 4-H youth coordinator
  • Sarah Patterson, Jasper County grant program manager
  • Betsy Stephens, Page County director
  • Crystal Hanrahan, Sac County office assistant/program coordinator
  • Allie Brooks, Audubon County outreach and office assistant
  • Kevin Pitzen, Mills County director
  • Gina Buelow, Polk County natural resources program coordinator
  • Macy Wiese, Cedar County youth coordinator
  • Lisa Breyfogle, Ida County youth coordinator
  • Hannah Albrecht, event planner II, Conference Planning and Management
  • Ethan Bowers, program specialist I, Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Rebecca Rong, event planner II, Conference Planning and Management
  • Paola Trujillo Lopez, extension program assistant II, Human Sciences