Jennifer Thompson

Unit Coordinator Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development 4-H Youth Development

Jenny serves as the 4-H Extension Agent for Louisa County. Jenny provides leadership to Louisa County 4-H clubs and special events such as Dairy Day, Reality Store, Louisa County 4-H/FFA Livestock Show and Sale, and the annual Achievement Night banquet. The county currently has 5 project and community clubs that are open to all youth who wish to participate. Contact the Extension Office for more information.

Education

2002 Mississippi State University, Master of Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Science.

1998 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bachelor of Science, Forestry and Wildlife.

Positions

2007 - Present, Unit Coordinator, Louisa Unit

2006 - Present, Associate Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development, VCE - Louisa Unit,  Louisa County, VA

2002 - 2005 Conservation Biologist Mississippi Department of Wildlife,

                Fisheries and Parks, Jackson, MS.

1999-2002 Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries,

                Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

Memberships

National Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 2006 - present.

Virginia Association of Extension 4-H Agents, 2006 - present.

Virginia Extension Service Association, 2006 - present.

Awards

Northern District ELC Programming Award - 2007

State ELC Programming Award - 2008

Northern District Program Marketing Award - 2008

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