Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Boone, DeKalb and Ogle Counties

Main Office (Ogle County)
421 W Pines Rd, Ste 10
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: 815-732-2191
FAX: 815-732-4007
Email: uie-bdo@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Boone County)
205 Cadillac Court
Unit 3
Belvidere, IL 61008-1733
Phone: 815-544-3710
FAX: 815-544-4606
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Branch Office (DeKalb County)
1350 West Prairie Drive
Sycamore, IL 60178-3166
Phone: 815-758-8194
FAX: 815-758-8199
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1pm)

Our Staff

Vicky Broos
County Extension Director
Marilyn Csernus
Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
Peggy Doty
Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship
Johnna B. Jennings
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Andrew Larson
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Veronica Skaradzinski
Visiting Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed
Jodi Baumgartner
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Melinda Charbonneau
Program Coordinator, Ag in the Classroom
Jayeeta Chowdhury-Woodstrup
Program Coordinator
Nicole Groezinger
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Judith Hodge
Program Coordinator
Melissa Irwin
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Elizabeth Sosa
Program Coordinator
Mary Beth Christen
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
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Caroline Collins
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
Connie Handel
Community Worker, Natural Resource Programs
Natalie Husemann
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
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Sherry Gaiser
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
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Araceli Lopez King
Extra Help Program Coordinator 4-H Latino
Vanessa Mendoza
Extra Help, Program Coordinator 4-H Latino
Jennifer Kvamme
Office Support Associate
Rosa Borjon
Office Support Assistant
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Amy Miller
Office Support Assistant
Kelli Morrow
Office Support Assistant