January 2022 New Hires

Lisa Flinn, Extension Administrative Assistant, Operations and Staff Support

Lisa FlinnLisa Flinn is an administrative assistant at the St. Johnsbury Extension office, and brings 20 years of experience in the administrative assistant field. Prior to joining Extension, Flinn held positions as an administrative assistant with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont for 20 years, Northern Power Systems for four years, Central Vermont Medical Center for five years and Littleton Regional Health Care for three years. Continue reading “January 2022 New Hires”

December New Hires

Alec Julien, Extension Communications Specialist/Assistant Webmaster

Alec JulienJulien is a graphic designer, web designer/developer, typographer, educator, musician, and mathematical anti-realist.

Before coming to UVM Extension, he was a freelance designer for a decade, working on a broad swath of projects including websites, print projects, book design, game design, and font creation. Continue reading “December New Hires”

November New Hires

Danica Zirkle, CALS & Extension Human Resources Assistant

Danica ZirkleDanica Zirkle recently joined the CALS & Extension Deans Office team as their human resources assistant. Zirkle previously worked at UVM Human Resource Services, where she assisted faculty, staff and retirees with common questions, and supported the benefit operations team. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and two Boston terriers, reading, film, practicing yoga, and gardening. Continue reading “November New Hires”

Welcome to Our New Hires

Deb Heleba, Master Gardener Coordinator, UVM Extension

Debra HelebaDeb is the new Extension Master Gardener coordinator and officially starts in this role on January 4, 2022. She has worked in UVM Extension agriculture for over 30 years starting with the Apple Team in Plant and Soil Sciences, the Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Women’s Ag Network, Land Link Vermont, the Northwest Crops and Soils Team and the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SARE). Continue reading “Welcome to Our New Hires”