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
Lisa Hepker
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Johnna B. Jennings
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Andrew Larson
Extension Educator in Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Candice Miller
Extension Educator, Horticulture
Jodi Baumgartner
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Melinda Charbonneau
Program Coordinator, Ag in the Classroom
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Jayeeta Chowdhury-Woodstrup
Extension Program Coordinator
Nicole Groezinger
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Judith Hodge
Program Coordinator
Melissa Irwin
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Susan Buntjer
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
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Krystle Calvin
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
Mary Beth Christen
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
Connie Handel
Community Worker, Natural Resource Programs
Janelle Stein
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP)
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Elizabeth Garcia Ramirez
Extra Help, 4H Youth Development
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Josefa Garcia
Extra Help, 4H Youth Development
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Jael Monteagudo
Extra Help, 4H Youth Development
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Kylie Swanson
Extra Help
Jessica McCanse
Office Support Associate
Cathy Anderson
Office Support Assistant
Rosa Borjon
Office Support Assistant
Kelli Morrow
Office Support Assistant