Staff Directory

Grant County – Extension
Youth & Agriculture Center
916 E Elm Street, Suite A, Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2125 Fax: 608-723-4315
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Grant County Extension Programming Staff
Name Program Area Phone Email
Lynn Perkins Area 17 Director (Grant, Green, Iowa, Lafayette Counties)
Amanda Cauffman Agriculture Educator 608-723-2125
Bev Doll Human Development & Relationships Educator 608-723-2125
Charisse Orth  4-H Program Coordinator 608-723-2125
James L. Schneider Community Development Educator 608-723-2125
Joe Bonnell Area 17 Water Quality Specialist 608-930-9850
Vacant Nutrition Program
Grant County Extension Support Staff
Name Program Area Phone Email
Lori Vesperman County Support Staff 608-723-2125
Jenny Dixon County Support Staff 608-723-2125
Grant County Ag/Extension Education Committee/Fair Board
Name Address
City Phone
Patrick Schroeder, Chair 3945 Hypoint Rd. Lancaster, WI  53813 608-723-6809
Roger Guthrie,
Vice Chair
12140 Morgan Rd. Bagley, WI  53801 608-996-2258
Mark Stead, Secretary 700 Broadway Platteville, WI  53818 608-348-8411
Gary Northouse 3162 Level Valley Rd. Fennimore, WI  53809 608-822-3724
John Patcle 6049 Dutch Hollow Rd. Potosi, WI  53820 608-794-2556
Mike Lieurance 939 E. Walnut Street Lancaster, WI  53813 608-723-4282
Robert Keeney,
County Board Chair
320 N. Aarlocker St., PO Box 37 Mt. Hope, WI  53816 608-988-4220
Amy Olson
Grant County Fair Manager
916 East Elm Street, Suite B Lancaster, WI  53813 608-723-2135

University of Wisconsin-Extension has a Cooperative Extension office in every county throughout the state. In partnership with county government, a team of university faculty and academic staff and county support staff work together to provide educational programs at the local level. Programming is based on research information and current best practices within each discipline and program area listed.

The Grant County Extension team is listed below including biographies for faculty and staff and descriptions of the programming being provided. You may contact any of the staff through their email address or at the office.

Please feel free to contact our staff by email or at:
Grant County – Extension
Youth & Agriculture Center
916 E Elm Street, Suite A, Lancaster, WI 53813
Phone: 608-723-2125     Fax: 608-723-4315