Extension Professional Staff
Tracy Jo Mulliken
Program Coordinator, Horticulture and Agriculture
Henry/Mercer/Rock Island/Stark Unit
321 W 2nd Avenue
Milan, IL 61264
Tracy Jo Mulliken coordinates horticulture, agriculture and natural resource programming for Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark counties and the volunteers for the Master Gardener and Master Naturalist programs.
Tracy Jo graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education with endorsements in Middle School, English and Social Sciences. She earned a Master’s degree from University of Illinois - Springfield in Teacher Leadership and a certificate in sustainable environment from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign.
Tracy Jo started with Extension in 2008 serving as coordinator for Rock Island County. Prior to her Extension career she worked in the education field in several Director and District Manager roles. She was also a classroom teacher. Her other experiences include retail produce and floral manager experience including training floral designers and running a garden center.
Tracy Jo serves on the University of Illinois Extension State Master Gardener Advisory Board and The International Master Gardener Board. She has received awards from Extension professionals for Youth Education for outstanding youth programming and has piloted programs on the state level.