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County Offices

Douglas County Faculty and Staff

Steve LewisLewis, Steve
Extension Educator
(775) 782-9960

Expertise: Steve Lewis works in the fields of natural resources, community development, sustainable agriculture and youth development. As an Extension Educator in Douglas County, he addresses critical needs/issues with training and assessment.

Programs: Carson Valley Water Quality Education Program, Compost Your Combustibles, Leadership Douglas County, Sage Grouse Conservation, Water Quality Education, Western Nevada Flood Education Program
Kristin RidleyRidley, Kristin
Office Specialist
(775)-782-9960

Lena JohnstoneJohnstone, Lena
Administrative Assistant
(775) 782-9960

Expertise: Lena provides office support for the Douglas County office, including updating the website calendar.

Shannon MontanaMontana, Shannon
Program Officer I
(775) 782-9960

Expertise: Shannon works with UNCE faculty and staff to plan, implement and evaluate community based 4-H Youth Development Programs by recruiting, screening and training volunteers to deliver researched based curricula/projects to area youth. She works with UNCE volunteers, parents and youth to provide and expand quality youth development programming.

Programs: Traditional and nontraditional 4-H and youth programs, Community Service, Leadership and Volunteer Training.
Ed SmithSmith, Ed
Specialist, Natural Resources
(775) 782-9960

Expertise: Ed Smith works with property owners, fire departments and land management agencies to reduce wildfire threat to Nevada's wildland-urban interface communities. He serves as co-manager of the Living With Fire and is responsible for the technical aspects of the program.

Programs: Living With Fire, Community Wildfire Protection Plans, Mulch Combustibility, Be Ember Aware, Nevada Network of Fire Adapted Communities, Ember House Youth Activity