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Extension Welcomes Suzanne Prevedel

Suzanne Prevedel will be the new Duchesne County FCS/4-H agent beginning July 1. Suzanne lives on a small farm in the Roosevelt area where she, her husband Brett, and four children tend elk, horses, chickens, assorted pets and a garden. She grew up in Greybull, Wyo., and attended college at Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., then finished her degree at the University of Wyoming. She enjoys thick paperbacks, following Union High School sports and hiking in the Uintah Mountains. Suzanne participated in both 4-H and FFA in Big Horn County, Wyo., where she had garden, sheep and horse projects along with livestock judging. While in FFA at Northwest College, she spent three months working on a dairy farm in southern Germany as part of a program called Work Experience Abroad. Suzanne has been in Roosevelt for 24 years and is excited to be working for USU Extension!  

Personnel Changes

  • Long-time Washington County Agent Vernon Parent will be moving to Salt Lake County starting August.    
  • Earlier this spring JayDee Gunnell moved to Salt Lake County, where his now the County Director, from Davis County.    
  • Katie Wagner is the new Horticulture Agent for Salt Lake County where she was previously the Horticulture Assistant.    
  • Lisa Lewis will be leaving Wayne County July 8 as she is getting married and moving to Farmington, NM.

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