Leadership

Administration

Maggie Bethel headshot

Ray Hammerschmidt headshot

Margaret Bethel

Interim Director of Michigan
State University Extension

Ray Hammerschmidt

Interim Assistant Director of
Michigan State University Extension

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 is structured into 13 districts. Programming and staffing occurs 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

 EMAIL

 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
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)       Office: 517-432-7602

Position currently vacant
Enhance Michigan’s First Green Industry:  Agriculture and Agribusiness    

Administrative Support:  Lori Martin;
email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Phone: 517-355-4631      Fax:  517-355-6748