Jessica is an Extension Educator in Vinton County, Ohio covering the program areas of Community Development and Agriculture & Natural Resources. She is a life-long resident of Hocking County, Ohio and is very proud to be a product of the Appalachian region. Although she has only been in her current position for under 2 years, she is developing many partnerships and finding innovative ways to support the citizens of Vinton County. Her current work in Vinton County is targeting the areas of workforce development, food access, and youth education in natural resources. Prior to her county position, Jessica worked on the Columbus campus for the Pesticide Safety Education Program, a state-wide program within OSU Extension.
Masters in Plant Health Management, The Ohio State University
B.S., Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University