Extension Agent – Central Kansas District

Lisa Newman will begin serving as the Central Kansas District Family and Community Wellness Extension Agent, effective Jan 9 Central Kansas District has offices in Minneapolis and Salina, Kansas.  Newman’s primary office is in Minneapolis. 

Newman earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Family Studies and Human Services from Kansas State University.  She has most recently been employed as the director of regional affiliates for the Greater Salina Community Foundation in Salina, KS. 

Family and Community Wellness agents develop and deliver educational programs to build healthy, sustainable communities, families, and individuals. Programming may include, but is not limited to, strengthening families and individuals; building community capacity; family and community health and wellness; and local volunteer development. 

More information about K-State Research and Extension Central Kansas District is available online at centralkansas.k-state.edu.  Contact Lisa Newman via email at: lmnewman@ksu.edu.  

(Updated 1-5-23)

Extension Agent – Cottonwood District (Hays)

Tamara Robertson will begin serving as the Cottonwood District 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent, effective Nov 28.  Cottonwood District has offices in Great Bend and Hays, Kansas.  Robertson’s primary office is in Hays. 

Robertson earned her bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Fort Hays State University.  She has most recently been employed as a 4-H assistant for Cottonwood Extension District in Hays, KS.  

More information about K-State Research and Extension Cottonwood District is available online at cottonwood.k-state.edu.  Contact Tamara Robertson via email at: tarobertson@ksu.edu.  

(updated 11-21-22)