University of Illinois Extension

Jamie Boas
Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development
DeWitt/Macon/Piatt Unit
3351 N. President Howard Brown Blvd.
Decatur, IL 62521
Phone: 217-877-6042
FAX: 217-877-4564


Jamie Boas provides leadership to the 4-H youth development program focusing on 4-H clubs, 4-H groups and the youth education initiatives identified as state and local priorities in DeWitt and Piatt counties. Boas joined University of Illinois Extension in 2007. Teaming with local 4-H program coordinators, community workers and volunteers, she plans, conducts and evaluates programs that are consistent with the needs of local youth.


Boas graduated from Eastern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in health studies and from St. Louis University with a master's degree in public health with an emphasis in behavior science and health education. She is a Real Colors® Certified Facilitator sponsored by the National Curriculum and Training Institute (NCTI).


She is a native of Champaign County, where she was a 10-year 4-H member prior to leaving for college.


She is a member of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) and the Illinois Extension Professionals for Youth Education (IEPYE).


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