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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

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Program Contact: Jenny W. Loyd, 4-H Program Coordinator
(509) 574-1600 • jennifer.loyd@co.yakima.wa.us

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Yakima County 4-H Staff

 

Jenny Loyd, Yakima County 4-H Youth Development Program CoordinatorJenny W. Loyd

jennifer.loyd@co.yakima.wa.us  / (509) 574-1600

Program Manager, 4-H Youth Development

Jenny Loyd spent her childhood in Springfield, Illinois and received her B.S. in Horticulture from the University of Illinois. Her family includes two sons, a husband, and one Golden Retriever. Jenny has been part of the 4-H “family” since 2007 as the Yakima County 4-H Program Coordinator/Manager, but has worked intermittently with various WSU Extension faculty members since 1993. Jenny provides management of the Yakima County 4-H program with a focus on adult volunteer management.

 

Sarah E. Boerum

sarah.boerum@co.yakima.wa.us / (509) 574-1574

Program Specialist, 4-H Youth Development

Sarah Boerum grew up in Arkansas and attended the University of Central Arkansas where she received her B.S. in Dietetics (Nutrition).  She has worked for the county for three years, starting in Public Services. While not a 4-H alum, she has frequently been involved in youth organizations, from PTA to substitute teaching. She enjoys time with her family of three children, husband and mother-in-law. Her favorite pastimes are hikes into the mountains, kayaking, gardening and baking with alternative flours.

 

Alison J. WhiteAlison J. White

alison.white@wsu.edu  / (509) 574-1588

Extension Regional Specialist, 4-H Youth Development

Alison White joined the WSU Extension team in 2013. As a regional faculty member, Alison works in both Yakima and Kittitas counties providing leadership, with an emphasis on youth development research and fund development, for youth development programs. After earning her bachelor’s in Natural Resource Sciences, concentration in Wildlife Ecology, from Washington State University (Go Cougs!), she continued on to receive a Master’s in Education, focused in Curriculum and Instruction, from the University of Washington. She has held teaching positions throughout Washington, Idaho & Taiwan primarily focused on natural resource science and community-based education. Before joining the WSU Extension Alison was the Nature Science Director of the Yakima Area Arboretum and an Environmental Educator for the North Yakima Conservation District.

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Main Line

(509) 574-1600

Fax

(509) 574-1601

Main Email

Yakima.4H@wsu.edu

Location

WSU Yakima County Extension is located inside the Yakima County Resource Center, right next to the Union Gap Mall:

2403 S. 18th. St. Suite 100, Union Gap, WA 98903

Office Hours

OPEN Monday-Friday

8:30-Noon, 1:00-5:00pm

Closed or limited hours on Holidays.

*Please consider making an appointment if you wish to meet with Jenny or Alison in-person, as their office hours vary week-to-week based on meeting and training schedules.