Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Clay, Effingham, Fayette and Jasper Counties

Main Office (Effingham County)
1209 Wenthe Drive
Effingham, IL 62401
Phone: 217-347-7773
FAX: 217-347-7775
Email:uie-cefj@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Clay County)
223 W Railroad St
Flora, IL 62839
Phone: 618-662-3124
FAX: 618-662-3191
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Fayette County)
118 N. Sixth Street
Vandalia, IL 62471
Phone: 618-283-2753
FAX: 618-283-4932
Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

Branch Office (Jasper County)
1401 Clayton
Newton, IL 62448
Phone: 618-783-2521
FAX: 618-783-2232
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 4:00pm

Our Staff

Rachelle A. Hollinshead
County Extension Director
Ken Larimore
Extension Educator, Community and Economic Development
Jamie Washburn
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Tabitha Welch
Extension Educator, 4-H and Youth Development
Sarah Dirks
Program Coordinator, Ag/Family/Youth
Connie L. Elliott
Program Coordinator, Ag/Family/Youth
Patti Logan
Program Coordinator, 4-H
Erin Maxwell
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
Jo Stine
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
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Jackie Hahn
Office Support Associate
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Cathy Schnepper
Office Support Associate
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Debbie Boley
Office Support Assistant
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Sarah Clayton
Office Support Assistant