Extension Specialist, Equine 4-H / Youth
Phone: (517) 432-0383
BS, Michigan State University
MS, Michigan State University
15% Teaching, 85% Extension
Responsible for the organization and development of educational programs and materials for Extension 4-H Youth Development, adult 4-H leaders and Extension staff in the areas of horse management, nutrition, training, equitation, judging and showmanship. Handles the coordination of the Michigan 4-H Horse Program, state level horse related youth activities as well as working closely with horse industry organizations involved with youth and State 4-H Youth Development Office. Assists county extension personnel to develop programs, conferences and workshops on a state-wide basis. Provides instruction in the Agriculture Technology Horse Management Program for Animal Science.