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Resources and contacts

Thank you for your interest in OSU Extension in the Portland Metro area. Due to lack of Multnomah County funding we do not have an individual available to answer calls, but you are welcome to contact our faculty and staff via the resources below. Alternately, you may fill out an online request through “Ask an Expert”.

Referral list

If in doubt or if topic is not covered below, please contact Nadine Menashe

4-H Youth Development

Gardening and pest management questions

Multnomah, Washington, & Clackamas Co residential (not commercial) gardening, e.g. weeds, soil, lawn, plants, trees, pruning, insects, etc.

Food systems, food safety, nutrition, health, seniors

Food safety and food preservation questions

Forestry

  • Contact Glenn Ahrens, Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Forester

Small farms

Housed at the North Willamette Research & Extension Center, Aurora, OR

Portland Metro area faculty and staff

Kayla Bordelon

Assistant Professor of Practice, Regional Fire Specialist, Western Region

Programs: Fire Program

Rachel Dillard

Family & Community Health Education Program Assistant

Locations: Multnomah County

David Garcia

Education Program Assistant 1

Locations: Multnomah County

Aleysa García Rivas

she/her/ella

Education Program Assistant 2, SNAP-Ed

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Locations: Multnomah County

Lucy Lores

Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs (SNAP-Ed)

Locations: Multnomah County

Benno Lyon

he/him

Regional Coordinator

Contact me with questions about Outdoor School in Northern Oregon.

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Programs: Outdoor School

Locations: Multnomah County

Danita Macy

SNAP-Ed/ Family and Community Health Program Coordinator

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs (SNAP-Ed)

Locations: Multnomah County

Yolanda Marquez

Nutrition Education Program Assistant

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs (SNAP-Ed)

Locations: Multnomah County

Nadine Menashe is standing outside smiling in a black dress and white blazer

Nadine Menashe

she/her

Administrative Manager

Contact me to learn about Extension programs in Multnomah County

Говорит по русски (speaks Russian)

Locations: Multnomah County

Dr. Kristen Moore standing next to her Bernese Mountain Dog, Beau.

Kristen Moore

she/her/hers

4-H Youth Development

Contact me for companion pet 4-H program questions in Multnomah, Washington, and Clackamas counties or if you are interested in getting involved in the statewide DIVE4Ag project.

Programs: 4-H Youth Development , Clackamas County 4-H , Washington County 4-H , Portland Area 4-H

Becky Munn

Becky Munn

OSU Open Campus Coordinator

Programs: Open Campus

Rosario Santana

Family & Community Health Administrative Program Assistant

Hablo español (I speak Spanish)

Locations: Multnomah County

Vera Skovierova

Education Program Assistant 1, SNAP-Ed

Locations: Multnomah County

Angela Sandino

Angela Sandino

Regional Director - North Willamette Region