Extension Professional Staff
Ryan D. Hobson
Regional Director, Region 2
Region 2 Office
2930 Montvale Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
Ryan D. Hobson is a Regional Director with University of Illinois Extension at the Region 2 Regional Office. He joined University of Illinois Extension in 2000.
Ryan grew up on a farm in north central Kansas. He received a Bachelor’s in Agricultural Education, Master’s in Adult and Occupational Education and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, all from Kansas State University.
Prior to becoming the Regional Director, Ryan spent five years with University of Missouri Extension as a Community Development Specialist and County Program Director. He also spent over eight years on the Kansas State University campus as an Extension State Specialist in Community Resources.