Specialists Directory

FLP Directory:
For a complete directory of Family Living state staff, please see the FLP Directory (updated October 2016).  You do not need a Dropbox account to view the PDF.

Your local county Extension Family Living agent/educator is your first line of contact.
Please contact them with questions related to families.

State Specialists:
Your state specialists provide expertise on a wide range of topics related to families.

Name Title Phone Email
Erin Aagesen Associate University Relations Specialist  608-262-6699  erin.aagesen@wisc.edu
Judi Bartfeld Food Security Research and Policy Specialist  608-262-4765  bartfeld@wisc.edu
Libby Bestul Outreach Specialist 608-262-2611 lbestul@wisc.edu
Amber Canto FoodWIse State Coordinator  608-262-0384  amber.canto@wisc.edu
Anne Clarkson Digital Parenting Specialist 608-206-6317 anne.clarkson@wisc.edu
J. Michael Collins Family and Consumer
Economics Specialist
 608-616-0369  jmcollins@wisc.edu
Teresa Curtis Nutrition Education Program
 608-262-3427  teresa.curtis@wisc.edu
Larissa Duncan Healthy Minds, Children, and Families Specialist  608-263-4026  larissa.duncan@wisc.edu
Mary Huser Program Specialist and State Liaison  608-265-3589  mary.huser@wisc.edu
Barbara Ingham Food Safety Specialist  608-263-7383  bhingham@wisc.edu
Betsy Kelley Nutrition Education Program Training Specialist  608-265-5069  kelley@nutrisci.wisc.edu
Margaret (Maggie) Kerr Vulnerable & Underserved Young Children Specialist  608-890-4654  margaret.kerr@wisc.edu
Emily Latham Nutrition Education Program Specialist  608-262-9962  emily.latham@wisc.edu
Kristin Litzelman Family and Financial Well-Being in Middle and Later Life Specialist 608-262-3314 litzelman@wisc.edu
Robert Nix Diverse and Underserved Children, Families, and Communities Specialist  608-890-3283  robert.nix@wisc.edu
Peggy Olive Financial Capability Specialist 608-262-6766 polive@wisc.edu
Beth Olson Extension Nutrition Specialist 608-265-2108 bholson@wisc.edu
Jennifer Park-Mroch State Project Coordinator and Program Evaluator 608-262-8083 jennifer.parkmroch@wisc.edu
Kadi Row Evaluation Project Coordinator 608-265-9101 kadi.row@wisc.edu
Steve Small Human Development and Family
Relations Specialist
 608-263-5688  sasmall@wisc.edu
Shelley Tidemann WAHCE State Liaison 920-929-3174 michelle.tidemann@wisc.edu
Lori Zierl Interim FLP State Liaison 715-273-6781 lori.zierl@wisc.edu
Tom Zinnen Biotechnology Education Specialist  608-265-2420  zinnen@biotech.wisc.edu