BROOKINGS, S.D. - Kelli Larson recently joined the SDSU Extension team to serve as an SDSU Extension Program Assistant.
In this role, Larson will provide support and assistance to SDSU Extension staff working in 4-H Programming and Youth Development Operations.
"Kelli has a strong background in customer service and agriculture along with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science from SDSU, and that combination is a tremendous asset to the South Dakota 4-H program," said Donna Bittiker, SDSU Extension State 4-H Program Director.
More about Kelli Larson
Growing up, Kelli Larson showed horses as a 4-H member. She remembers the experience as a highlight of her summers and teaching her valuable life skills. "I met so many people who were interested in the same things I was. I learned to cheer for my competitors and, whether I won or lost, 4-H taught me to help everyone out," Larson said.
Prior to this new role with SDSU Extension, Larson worked in the SDSU College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences Academic Programs Office as a senior secretary.
She is eager to serve South Dakotans through this new role. "I enjoy working with people and being part of a team. I have a lot of respect for the professionals who work to promote 4-H and youth programming and look forward to providing them with the support they need to best serve South Dakota."
To learn more about South Dakota 4-H and how you can become involved, contact your local SDSU Extension 4-H Youth Program Advisor. A complete listing can be found at iGrow under the Field Staff Listing.