The Board of Directors consists of the five elected officers, the six Directors-at-Large elected by the total membership; and the directors representing the OSUEA-affiliated associations. Committee chairs and co-chairs serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors. The Executive Committee consists of the five elected officers.

Board of Directors

Amy Jo Detweiler, President (2023)
Horticulture, Central Oregon

Andrea Leao, President-elect (2023)
4-H Youth Development, Linn County

Elissa Wells, Secretary (2022-2023)
4-H Youth Development/Co-Local Liaison, Coos County

Jan Williams, Treasurer (2023 & 2024)
4-H Youth Development, Clackamas County

Deb Warnock, Past President (2023)
4-H/FCH/SNAP-Ed/Local Liaison, Wallowa County

Directors-at-Large (2022 & 2023)

Directors-at-Large (2023 & 2024)

Melinda Garcia, ESP Affiliate President
4-H Youth Development, Lane County

Christy Tanner, OAEA Affiliate President
Livestock & Irrigation, Open Campus Coordinator, Klamath County

Amanda (Mandy) Hatfield, Family & Consumer Sciences Affiliate President
FCH/SNAP-Ed, Union County & Baker County

Dakota Lager, 4-H Affiliate President
4-H Youth Development, Tillamook County

Dan Stark, ANREP Representative
Forestry & Natural Resources (FNR), (Counties: Clatsop, Tillamook, Lincoln)

Committee chairs/co-chairs

Committee chairs and co-chairs serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors.

Membership Committee

  • Breann Vandenberg, 4-H/FCH Program Coordinator, Lake County (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Erica Chernoh, Horticulture, Lane County, Linn County (Committee Co-Chair)

Search for Excellence Program Committee

  • Luisa Santamaria, Extension Specialist—Nursery Pathology & Bilingual Educator, North Willamette Research and Extension Center (NWREC) (Committee Chair)

Public Relations and Cooperator Awards Committee

  • Sergio Arispe, Livestock, Pastures & Forages, Rangeland, Malheur County (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Kristen Moore, 4-H Youth Development, Companion Pet 4-H program in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties and the statewide DIVE4Ag project. (Committee Co-Chair)
  • Trisha Applebee, Administrative Assistant to 4-H Program Leader, Oregon 4-H

Esprit de Corps Committee(s)

Extension Conference Opening “Social” Gathering

  • Sandra Carlson4-H Youth, Clatsop County (resource person for on-site fundraising)
  • Katie Ahern, FCH/SNAP-Ed, Deschutes County & Crook County (on-site fundraising)
  • Deb Warnock4-H/FCH/SNAP-Ed/Local Liaison, Wallowa County (resource person)
  • Emily Henry, OSU Open Campus Assistant Program Leader (event logistics)

Staff Awards Committee

  • Olivia Davis, SNAP-Ed/FCH, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, Jefferson County (Committee Chair)

Extension Conference Posters Committee 

  • Deb Warnock4-H/FCH/SNAP-Ed/Local Liaison, Wallowa County (Committee Chair)

Administration Liaison

OSU Extension Professional Development Fund Selection Committee

  • Andrea Leao, 4-H Outreach Coordinator, Linn County (OSUEA Representative)

Website: Questions/Comments/Edits/Updates


  • Lillian Larwood, Professor Emerita/College of Education (4-H Youth Development Program) 541-497-5618
  • Victor Villegas, Technology & Media Support Coordinator


  • Open Position

Current Inactive Committees
Extension Conference Tours Committee
Fundraising Committee—OSU Extension Professional Development Fund

Updated: August 2023

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