Leadership

Administration

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Thomas G. Coon
Director of Michigan
State University Extension

Stephen B. Lovejoy
MSU Extension Associate
Director for Programs

Biography Biography
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MSU Extension Director’s Office: 446 W. Circle Drive, Room 108 Agriculture Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824-103
Phone: 517-355-2308 

View Organizational Chart for MSU Extension

View Organizational Chart for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Extension Directors—Past and Present

District Coordinators

MSU Extension District MapMSU Extension has undergone a broad programmatic and organizational realignment effort that included restructuring its five-region structure into one comprising 13 districts.The new districts were implemented on July 1, 2010. Programming and staffing will occur across district lines as dictated by community needs. The districts simply provide a mechanism for organizing and reporting on our relationships with community-based partners.

View a larger map of the new 13 districts for MSU Extension.

MSU Extension Districts and Coordinators

 DISTRICT 

 NAME

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 District 1 

 Paul Putnam

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 District 2

 Jim Lucas

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 District 3

 Patrick Cudney

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 District 4

 Kelley Hiemstra

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 District 5

 Michael Krauch

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 District 6

 Shari Spoelman

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 District 7

 Betty Blase

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 District 8

 Don Lehman

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 District 9

 Deanna East

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 District 10

 Joe Bixler

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 District 11

 Marie Ruemenapp

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 District 12

 Matt Shane

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 District 13

 Ginger Hentz

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Institute Directors

Julie A. Chapin
Preparing Michigan’s Children and Youth for the Future
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Dawn A. Contreras
Improving Health and Nutrition
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Dave Ivan
Greening Michigan:  Leveraging Natural & Human Assets for Prosperity
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Wendy J. Powers
Enhance Michigan’s First Green Industry:  Agriculture and Agribusiness 
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Administrative Support:  Lori Martin;
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 517-355-4631      Fax:  517-355-6748