Elko County Faculty and Staff
Expertise: Jill is the Extension Educator for Elko County. Her areas of interests are positive youth development, domestic violence and child maltreatment prevention, facilitating strategic visioning and futuring for organizations, enhancing community collaboration and health and wellness programs.
Programs: Heart and Shield: A Program to End Family Violence, Capacity Building for Healthy Communities, Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
Elko County 4-H Program Coordinator
Expertise: 4-H projects and community clubs, animal science and teen leadership
Programs: Brianna coordinates countywide 4-H educational workshops, contests and events, Elko County 4-H Community clubs, Elko County 4-H Officer Team, 4-H Camp, National 4-H Science Day and a wide variety of projects. She also serves on the state animal science and teen leadership committees.
Specialist, Rangeland Resources
Expertise: Kent McAdoo's areas of interest include rangeland revegetation, wildlife habitat enhancement, collaborative/holistic land management, alternative ranch incomes, proper functioning condition of riparian areas and native seed production/collection.
Programs: Nevada Youth Range Camp, Rangeland Management Education For Native American Producers In Nevada, Restoring Rangeland Health, Sustainable Biodiversity/Multiple Use Of Rangelands, Resource Conflict Resolution, Invasive Weed Management
Specialist - Youth Development
Expertise: Marilyn Smith's areas of interest are substance abuse prevention, needs assessments and targeted programming for high-risk youth. She works in collaboration with community agencies, including juvenile probation departments and schools.
Programs: 4-H Program Impact Assessment: Life Skills Learned and Management Goals, Project MAGIC, Parenting