Contact Us

University of Illinois Extension serving Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties

Main Office (Stephenson County)
Highland Community College, Bldg R
2998 W Pearl City Rd
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-235-4125
FAX: 815-232-9006
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm

Branch Office (Jo Daviess County)
204 Vine, PO Box 600
Elizabeth, IL 61028
Phone: 815-858-2273
FAX: 815-858-2274

SNAP Ed Office
650 North Main St
Rockford, IL 61103
Phone: 779-423-0982

Branch Office (Winnebago County)
1040 North Second Street
Rockford, IL 61107
Phone: 815-986-4357
FAX: 815-986-4329

Our Staff

Margaret Larson
County Extension Director
Jackie de Batista
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
Carol Erickson
Visiting Extension Educator, SNAP-Ed (Rockford)
Antionette Hobson
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Metro
Grant McCarty
Extension Educator, Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Diane Reinhold
Extension Educator, Nutrition and Wellness
Stanley (Jay) Solomon
Extension Educator, Energy and Environmental Stewardship
Gina Adams
Extension Program Coordinator, SNAP-Ed (Rockford)
Alex Burbach
Program Coordinator - Jo Daviess County
Samantha Burbach
Program Coordinator
Stacy Cwiklo
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development - Winnebago County
Nikki Keltner
Program Coordinator - Stephenson County
Angela Miller
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development
Lori Tessendorf
Program Coordinator, 4-H and Youth Development - Stephenson County
Mia Chase
Community Worker, 4-H Youth Development
Barbara Curry
Community Worker, Illinois Nutrition Education Programs (INEP) - Stephenson County)
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Chastity Hoarde
Community Worker
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Theresa McGee
Community Worker, SNAP-Ed
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Linda Ricker
Community Worker
Deb Koch
Office Support Specialist
Gayle Arnold
Office Support Assistant - Jo Daviess County
Tammy Bene
Office Support Assistant
Julie Miller
Office Support Assistant - Stephenson County