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 a live person 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 either the Washington County or Clackamas County office.

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

Canning, food safety and food preservation questions

  • OSU Extension Food Safety Hotline
    • ph:  1-800-354-7319
    • July 13 – Oct 11, 2021(dates change annually); Hrs: 9am – 4pm, Mon – Fri
  • Local hotline dates and other information
  • Pressure canner gauge testing available at the Washington County and Clackamas County offices (please call ahead)

Forestry

  • Contact Janey Lee, OSU campus Forestry Dept Administration 

Small farms

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

Portland Metro area faculty and staff

 

Shara Anslow

she/her/they/them

SNAP-Ed Education Program Assistant

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Nikki Cook

Nikki Cook

Education Program Assistant

Programs: Portland Area 4-H

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Rachel Dillard

Family & Community Health Education Program Assistant

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Isaac Elkon

he/him/his

Education Program Assistant

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Anne Hoisington

Family & Community Health , SNAP-Ed state team

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs

Locations: Portland Metro Area

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: Clackamas County 4-H , Washington County 4-H , Portland Area 4-H

Jennifer Morris

she/her/hers

SNAP-Ed Education Program Assistant

Programs: Nutrition Education and Outreach Programs

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Lilah Walsh

she/her/hers

SNAP-Ed Education Program Assistant

Locations: Portland Metro Area

Angela Sandino

Angela Sandino

Regional Director - North Willamette Region