Richmond to serve as Frontier Extension District nutrition, food safety and health agent
Chelsea Richmond will begin serving as the Frontier Extension District nutrition, food safety and health agent, effective Jan. 29, 2017.
Working out of Frontier Extension District’s Garnett office, 411 S. Oak, Richmond will provide leadership in Anderson, Franklin and Osage County communities by developing and delivering educational programming to support successful families and the systems that serve them in communities. Programming may include nutrition through the life cycle, nutrition of low-income audiences, food security, food safety, physical activity promotion, and chronic disease prevention.
Richmond most recently worked as the family and consumer sciences Extension agent in the Flint Hills Extension District, where she gave leadership to Walk Kansas, Walk Kansas for Kids, family nutrition, district nutrition and health programs.
She grew up in Osage County where she was actively involved in the 4-H and youth development program before earning a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s in family studies and human services, both from Kansas State University.
Local Extension personnel are jointly employed in a partnership between K-State Research and Extension, headquartered on the Kansas State University campus in Manhattan, and the local Extension board. The role of K-State Research and Extension is to encourage the adoption of research-based information to improve the quality of life for Kansans.
For more information about Frontier Extension District, call 785-828-4438 or see www.frontierdistrict.k-state.edu.
Information thanks to Frontier Extension District.