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Affiliate Members

By networking nutrition education program implementers, funding agencies and researchers, we hope to, over the long-term, enhance the effectiveness of SNAP-Ed and EFNEP programs.

Program Contact Position Organization Email
Emily Loehmer Coordinator of Programming and Evaluation University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Blake Jones Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies Purdue University
Christine Penicka Graduate Student Ohio State University
Laura Hopkins PhD Candidate Ohio State University
Lorraine Weatherspoon Professor, Human Nutrition & Director, Didactic Program in Dietetics Michigan State University
Dawn Earnesty Extension Educator Michigan State University
Cindy DeBlauw Extension Associate University of Missouri Extension
Becky Mott Research Assistant University of Missouri Extension
Susan Mills-Gray State Nutrition Specialist University of Missouri Extension
Candance Gabel Assistant HES Program Director University of Missouri Extension
Donna Mehrle FNEP Assistant Coordinator University of Missouri Extension
Kimberly J.M. Keller Assistant Research Professor, Department of Nutrition & Exercise Physiology University of Missouri Extension
Sonja Wilhelm Stanis Associate Professor, Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism University of Missouri
Bhagyashree Katare Assistant Professor Purdue University
Heather A. Eicher-Miller Assistant Professor, Nutrition Science Purdue University
Amber Canto Wisconsin Nutrition Education Program Coordinator University of Wisconsin-Extension
Linda Smith-Wheelock Vice President and Chief Operations Officer National Kidney Foundation of Michigan
Angela Blood Regional School Health Coordinator Calhoun Intermediate School District
Xi Chen Nutrition and Physical Activity Supervising Educator Michigan State University Extension
MaryAnne Curth SNAP-Ed Project Coordinator and Nutrition Educator Maple Valley Schools
Jo Britt-Rankin Associate Dean/Program Director, HES Extension University of Missouri
Sandy Procter Coordinator, Kansas SNAP-Ed and EFNEP Kansas State University
Jennifer McCaffrey Assistant Dean University of Illinois
Doris Montgomery Coordinator, Iowa Nutrition Network Iowa Department of Public Health
Melissa Maulding Director SNAP-Ed and EFNEP Purdue Extension
Dawn Contreras Institute Director, Health and Nutrition Institute Michigan State University Extension
Carolyn Gunther Assistant Professor and Extension State Specialist OSU
Linda Boeckner Human Sciences Program Leader University of Nebraska / Nebraska Extension
Pat Bebo Interim Assistant Director FCS Ohio State University Extension
Megan Ness Program Coordinator, Family Nutrition Program (SNAP-Ed)/EFNEP NDSU Extension Service
Trina Adler Barno Program Leader University of Minnesota Extension
Christine Hradek State Coordinator, EFNEP and SNAP-Ed Iowa State University
Dennis Savaiano Professor Purdue University
Marci Kelly Scott Vice President of Health Programs Michigan Fitness Foundation
Suzanne Stluka Food & Families Program Director South Dakota State University Extension
Jean Ann Fischer Nutrition Education Program Director University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Angela Odoms-Young Co-Director: Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion / Assistant Professor: Kinesiology and Nutrition University of Illinois at Chicago