Staff Directory

Dane County Extension
5201 Fen Oak Dr, Ste. 138
Madison, WI 53718-8827
Phone: 608-224-3700
Fax: 608-224-3727
711 WI Relay
Hours: Mon – Fri  7:45 am to 4:30 pm
Closed all major holidays and the day after Thanksgiving.

4-H Youth Development
Lisa Curley 4-H Program Coordinator 608-224-3702 curley.lisa@countyofdane.com
Taylor Seale Community Youth Development Educator  608-224-3717 seale.taylor@countyofdane.com
Gabriella Balza Associate Extension Educator  608-224-3709 balza.gabriella@countyofdane.com
Agriculture
Claire Strader Organic Produce Educator 608-234-1561 strader.claire@countyofdane.com
Chelsea Zegler Crops & Soils Educator 608-224-3716 zegler.chelsea@countyofdane.com
Ag in the Classroom
Alissa Grenawalt Coordinator 608-224-3728 Grenawalt.Alissa@countyofdane.com
Community Development
Jess Guffey Calkins Food Systems Educator 608-224-3712 calkins.jessica@countyofdane.com
Sharon Lezberg Community Development Educator 608-224-3719 lezberg.sharon@countyofdane.com
FoodWIse (Nutrition Education)
Jackie Gehin FoodWIse Administrator 608-224-3714 gehin@countyofdane.com
John Bedigian Support Staff 608-224-3713 bedigian@countyofdane.com
Zulema Cruz-Hinds Nutrition Educator 608-224-3698 CruzHinds.Zulema@countyofdane.com
Venkata Karri Nutrition Educator 608-224-3646 karri@countyofdane.com
Claire Mance Healthy Community Coordinator 608-224-3699 mance.claire@countyofdane.com
Aracely Portillo Nutrition Educator 608-224-3749 portillo@countyofdane.com
Holly Simon Curriculum Coordinator 608-224-3703 simon.holly@countyofdane.com
Vacant Nutrition Educator  
Human Development & Relationships 
Deb Neubauer HDR Educator, Financial Ed Center Director 608-224-3722 neubauer@countyofdane.com
Vacant Finance Associate Educator
Horticulture
Lisa Johnson Horticulture Educator 608-224-3715 johnson.lisa@countyofdane.com
Horticulture Line (May thru Oct) 608-224-3721 horticulture@countyofdane.com
Natural Resources
Michelle Probst Natural Resources Educator  608-224-3696 probst.michelle@countyofdane.com
Administration
Carrie Edgar Director 608-224-3706 edgar@countyofdane.com
Sandy Jensen Deputy Director 608-224-3707 jensen.sandy@countyofdane.com
Chip Thompson Clerk 608-224-3705
thompson.charles@countyofdane.com
Javiera Gonzalez Clerk (Bilingual)  608-224-3704 gonzalez.javiera@countyofdane.com