North Carolina Cooperative Extension

Leah is a strategist, a team builder and a master of collaboration. She initiated and coordinated numerous award-winning efforts for N.C. Cooperative Extension. She brought together agents in counties across the state, packaged programs for impact and high visibility, attracted media and corporate sponsors, and packaged information to reach both key funding partners and thousands of citizens.

Dr. Deborah Crandall, RD, District Director, and Ms. Martha Burris, County Extension Director, N.C. Cooperative Extension