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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Welcome new retirees (June 2016)

Sherry P. Boyce, Extension educator, Center for Youth Development, retired on May 19 after 35 years of service. Her understanding of the theory and practice of positive youth development, along with teaching, program planning and evaluation led to successes in supporting employees, volunteers, youth development professionals and partners in St. Louis County.

Debra Drange,
Extension finance and planning, has worked in many roles for the University over the past 41 years. Her contributions as a contract and voucher specialist for Extension have been exceptional and she will hard to replace. Debra will retire on June 30.

Larry Jacobson’s
career as an Extension engineer in bioproducts and biosystems engineering spanned 41 years. His innovative research led to development of Extension programs in animal housing systems, ventilation and environmental control, energy conservation, and effective manure and odor management. He retired on May 20.

Connie Vaplon, Wabasha County Extension support staff, retired on May 19 after serving as the consistent face and voice of Extension in Wabasha County. Her contributions to the ebb and flow of the 4-H program, from enrollment to county fair and state fair, have been much appreciated.
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