With the retirement of Rod Elmstrand, former regional director at the Extension Regional Office in Mora, an interim team has been assembled to provide regional director operational support to the regional office and the counties and staff in the Mora region.
Lead contacts for counties will be:
- Chisago and Isanti counties―Pat Morreim, Extension regional director, Andover
- Kanabec and Pine counties―Jim Carlson, Extension regional director, Brainerd
- Mille Lacs County―Sarah Chur, Extension regional director, St. Cloud
- Carlton County―Mardi Harder, Extension regional director, Cloquet
Lee Raeth will provide temporary leadership to the Mora office and Toni Smith will assist regional directors in facilitating their work in the newly assigned counties. A special thanks to Pat, Jim, Sarah, Mardi and Toni for expanding their roles to provide this interim support through calendar year 2009.
Director of Field Operations