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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

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