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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Welcome to New EFNEP Regional Coordinator

Please welcome Jackie Billhymer as the new EFNEP regional coordinator for Ramsey and Dakota counties. Jackie previously worked with Extension’s Health and Nutrition programs as the project coordinator for SNAP-Ed’s Community Partnership Funding Initiative.

a young woman holds a homegrown tomato in front of her mouth
Hands-on gardening in action.
In her new role, Jackie will work with communities and partnering agencies in Ramsey and Dakota counties to support EFNEP’s community nutrition educator team. She will help the team connect the program’s nutrition classes with families in greatest need.

Before joining Extension, Jackie worked in both rural and urban areas of the United States. In those roles, she collaborated with community organizers and teachers to engage youth in hands-on gardening and nutrition education.

Jackie is a registered dietitian and earned a master’s degree in Public Health-Nutrition from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

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