Shelley Tidemann

Wisconsin Association for Home and Community Ed. (WAHCE) State Liaison,shelley_tidemann
20% FTE

Position Priorities

  • Provide advice and counsel to WAHCE President and Executive Board
  • Facilitate communication and serve as communication link between WAHCE and UWEX-Family Living Program faculty, staff and specialists concerning mission, policy, program, and Memorandum of Understanding.
  • Facilitate orientation about WAHCE for newly employed Extension faculty, staff and specialists and others as appropriate.
  • Contributes to shared statewide collaborative efforts between WAHCE and UW-Extension FLP, such as Wisconsin Bookworms ™.
  • Assist the WAHCE Executive Board in understanding state and federal governmental policies affecting WAHCE such as non-profit status and Civil Rights.


  • South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
    • B.S. 1980 – 1984. Department of Home Economics
    • Major: Home Economics Education
    • Double Minor: Nutrition and Consumer Studies
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI
    • M.S. 1989 – 1992. Department of Education: Curriculum and Supervision
    • Emphasis in Adult Education and Supervision

Previous Professional Experience

Shelley worked with the South Dakota Cooperative Extension Service as Extension Home Economist, Moody County 1984 – 1988, Green Lake County UW-Extension as Family Living Educator/County Department Head 1988 – 2004 In all positions, she served as a county liaison to an HCE county organization.

Highlights of Current Assignments

  • Fond du Lac County UW-Extension Family Living Educator/Co-Department Head 2004– present.
  • WAHCE State Liaison

Contact Shelley at:

UW-Extension, Fond du Lac County
400 University Ave, Rm 227 Admin/Ext. Bldg.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935
Phone: 920-929-3174