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4-H Program Leader

Dr. Michael Gutter
Associate Dean and State Program Leader for 4-H Youth Development, Families and Communities
(352) 846-4444
IFAS Extension Administration, 4-H Youth Development

4-H Program Staff and Specialists

Wendi Armstrong:
State 4-H Youth Leadership / Citizenship Coordinator
(352) 294-2914
Karen Blyler
State 4-H Science Coordinator
(352) 294-2903
Ali Baker.  UF/IFAS 4H. Ali Baker
State 4-H Resource Development Coordinator
(352) 294-2906
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Dr. Kate Fogarty
Extension Specialist Youth Development
(352) 273-3527
Ben Knowles
State 4-H Information Coordinator
(352) 294-2902
   Judy Levings
State 4-H Educational Design Specialist:
(352) 294-2910
Cliff Lewis
State Operation Military Kids (OMK) Coordinator
(863) 519-8677 ext. 135
 Dr. Dale Pracht
Extension Specialist Community Based Organizational Systems in 4-H
(352) 273-3533
Shaumond Scott
State 4-H Communications Coordinator
(352) 294-2911
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Travis Shepard:
State 4-H Events Coordinator:
(352) 294-2901
   Dr. Bryan Terry
State 4-H Volunteer Specialist:
(352) 273-3539
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 Gabi O'Grady Gabi O’Grady
Straughn Professional Development Center Coordinator:
(352) 294-2915

4-H Regional Specialized Agents

Georgene Bender
Regional Specialized 4-H Youth Agent III
(813) 757-2184
South Central District
Sarah Hensley
Regional Specialized 4-H Agent IV
(352) 294-2904 Central District
Stacey Ellison
Regional Specialized 4-H Agent
(352) 294-2908
North East District
Heather Kent
Regional Specialized Agent III
(850) 394-9124
North West District
Tracy Tesdall
Regional Specialized 4-H Agent
(954) 577-6374
South District

4-H Camping

Kim Gumbiner
Business / Administrative Manager
(352) 294-2907
Neva Baltzell
Resident Director
(850) 929-4429
Camp Cherry Lake
Steve Cooper
Resident Director
(863) 465-4884
Camp Cloverleaf
Jennifer Williams
Resident Director
(850) 897-2224

Camp Timpoochee
Sarah Whitfield
Resident Director
(352) 759-2288
Camp Ocala

4-H Administrative Support

Kathy Hartman
Comptroller, Florida 4-H Club Foundation, Inc. Accountant, 4-H Youth Development Program
(352) 294-2913
Judy Johnson
Assistant to the Associate Dean
(352) 294-2909
Office Assistant
(352) 294-29105

Receptionist/Events Assistant
(352) 846-4444

Extension Specialists and Other Faculty Supporting 4-H Youth Development

Dr. Linda Bobroff
Family, Youth and Consumer Sciences: Food, Nutrition and Health
(352) 273-3521
Healthy Lifestyles, Chronic Disease Risk Reduction and Management, Nutrition in Aging
Dr. Gerald Culen
Extension Youth Development Specialist
(352) 273-3525
Environmental Education, Outdoor Education and Camping Programs
Wendy DeVito
Animal Sciences Youth Program Coordinator
(352) 392-1912
Animal Science and Equine Events
Dr. Rex Ellis
Environmental Pedology
(352) 392-1951
Florida Land Judging Contest
Chris Holcomb
Dairy Youth Programs
(863) 519-8677
Florida Dairy Extension
Dr. Mark Hostetler
Extension Wildlife Ecology Specialist
(352) 846-0568
Florida Wildlife Extension
Dr. Ed Johnson
Extension Horse Specialist
(352) 392-1918
Horsemanship School, Horse Public Speaking Contest, Area and State Horse Shows
Dr. Martha Monroe
Environmental Education & Extension
(352) 846 – 0878

Florida 4-H Forest Ecology
Dr. Karla Shelnutt
Foods and Nutrition
(352) 273-3535
Nutrition Through the Lifecycle, Obesity Prevention, Nutrition and Metabolism
Dr. Amy Simonne
Extension Food Safety & Quality Specialist
(352) 273-3536
Food Composition and Safety, Food Handling and Microbial Safety, Risk Assessment
Dr. Saundra TenBroeck
Extension Horse Specialist
(352) 392-2789
Livestock and Horse Youth Programs
Dr. Jeffrey Williamson
Extension Horticulturist Specialist
(352) 392-1928
Horticulture ID & Judging Programs
 Carr_C Dr. Chad Carr
Extension Meat Specialist
(352) 392-2454
Florida Hog & Ham Program, Livestock and meat evaluation
 Diem K Dr. Keith G. Diem
Professor, Family, Youth, & Community Sciences
(352) 273-3515
 Harder A Dr. Amy Harder
Associate Professor, Extension Education