WSRegina-Ord-WSU-Ext-3U Yakima County Extension Director/

Health & Nutrition Extension Educator / (509) 574-1600

Gina joined the WSU Yakima County Extension team in July 2014 as the County Director, and Health and Nutrition Faculty. She oversees theSNAP-Ed and EFNEP nutrition education programs for low-income individuals and families.  Her main program areas include:

1) Effective Extension Food and Nutrition Outreach relevant to time,
place and population of Yakima County

2) Health Improvement through farm-to-consumer linkages

3) Extension Impact on Improving Community Health Outcomes for
Yakima County

Gina has previous work experience as a clinical occupational therapist, the manager of a yoga studio, and a community health Peace Corps in rural Zambia.  She speaks English, Spanish, and Lunda.