Retired - Human Development and Family ScienceChonic Disease Self-Management LeaderAdult Mental Health First Aid TrainerYouth Mental Health First Aid TrainerBuilding Strong FamiliesFocus on Kids FacilitatorChild Care Provider TrainingMatter of Balance CoachAfter School Child Care Quality AssessorRelationship educationLeadership DevelopmentConflict Mediation and Management
Grew up in southwest Missouri, attended University of Missouri, Columbia, graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Agricultural Education and a Masters Degree in Extension Education (Adult Education). Worked as a 4-H Agent in Wagoner, Oklahoma for less than one year and then returned to Missouri as 4-H Youth Specialist for Polk and Dallas Counties. In 1989 transferred to serve as 4-H Youth Specialist in Franklin County. In 2013, Gasconade County was added to my assignment. In 2019 transferred to a Field Specialist in Human Development position in Franklin County, serving the East Central Region.