State 4-H Office

The Nebraska State 4-H Office is located in room 114 in Agricultural Hall on the University of Nebraska–Lincoln East Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska.

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State 4-H Faculty & Staff

The Nebraska State 4-H faculty and staff, many of whom are housed in the State 4-H Office help deliver statewide programs and work closely with Extension staff located in all 93 counties to deliver local programs. 

Administrator

Kathleen Lodl 4-H

Kathleen Lodl

Associate Dean

(4-H Program Administrator)

Specialists

Brad Barker 4-H

Brad Barker

Professor

(Science & Technology)

Saundra Frerichs 4-H

Saundra Frerichs

Extension Assistant Professor

(Science Education)

Michelle Krehbeil 4-H

Michelle Krehbiel

Associate Professor

(Positive Youth Development)

Jill Lingard 4-H

Jill Lingard

Extension Professor

(Evaluation)

District Coordinators

Ashley Benes

Ashley Benes

Assistant Extension Educator

(West Central District Coordinator)

Jill Goedeken 4-H

Jill Goedeken

Associate Extension Educator

(Assistant Northeast District Coordinator)

Lisa Kaslon 4-H

Lisa Kaslon

Extension Educator

(Northeast District Coordinator)

Sarah Paisley4-H

Sarah Paisley

Assistant Extension Educator

(Interim Pandhandle District Coordinator)

Maria Walker 4-H

Maria Walker

Associate Extension Educator

(Southeast District Coordinator)

Educators

Cathy Johnston 4-H

Cathy Johnston

Extension Educator

(Volunteer & Professional Development)

Dawn Lindsley Nebraska 4-H Educator

Dawn Lindsley

Assistant Extension Educator

(Career & College Readiness)

Katie Plaskac 4-H

Katie Pleskac

Associate Extension Educator

(Data Management)

Kathy Potthoff 4-H

Kathy Potthoff

Assistant Extension Educator

(Animal Science)

Tracy Pracheil 4-H

Tracy Pracheil

Extension Educator

(Multimedia Learning & Curriculum Development)

4-H

Ron Zluticky

Associate Extension Educator

(Science & Technology Engagement)

Project Managers & Coordinators

Danielle Dewees 4-H

Danielle Dewees

Communications Coordinator

(Marketing & Communication)

Sean Gundersen

Sean Gundersen

Camp Director

(Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center)

Jessie Mullendore 4-H

Jessie Mullendore

Evaluation Project Manager

(Common Measures)

Ann O'Connor 4-H

Ann O'Connor

Instructional Designer

(Next Chapter)

Renae Oestmann 4-H

Renae Oestmann

Program Coordinator

(Common Measures)

4-H Susan Pense

Susan Pense

Project Manager

(Click2SciencePD)

Sarah Polak 4-H

Sarah Polak

Extension Assistant

(Raising Nebraska)

Brandy W. Schulze 4-H

Brandy W. Schulze

Educational Engagement Coordinator

(State Fair, PASE/Life Challenge, Robotics)

Kali Tomlinson

Kali Tomlinson

Camp Coordinator

(Eastern Nebraska 4-H Center)

Katie Zabel

Katie Zabel

Camp Program Coordinator

Office Staff

4-H

Hannah Opfer

Office Associate
Lisa Splker 4-H

Lisa Spilker

Office Associate

Content Experts Supporting 4-H

Melissa Border 4-H

Melissa Border

Next Chapter at Nebraska Coordinator

(Office of Admissions)

4-H Kim Clark

Kim Clark

Assistant Extension Educator

(Dairy)

Tara Dunker 4-H

Tara Dunker

Assistant Extension Educator

(WeCook)

4-H

Blaine French

Assistant Professor of Practice

(Livestock)

4-H Doug Golick

Doug Golick

Assistant Professor

(Entomology)

Maria Rosario de Guzman 4-H

Maria Rosario de Guzman

Associate Professor

(Adolescent Development)

4-H

Lisa Karr-Lilienthal

Associate Professor

(Companion Animal)

4-H Lena Luck

Lena Luck

Assistant Professor

(Equine)

4-H

Steve Pritchard

Extension Educator

(Shooting sports)