Illinois Extension provides programming and support directly to our communities to educate and create innovative solutions that impact the people of Grundy, Kankakee, and Will counties.

Through our team of knowledgeable educators and staff, we are able to harness the power of the University of Illinois to provide exceptional programming directly to YOU.  During difficult times or good times, we stick with our communities to innovate, educate, and create impact.  

Contact staff directly or learn more by clicking their name below. 

Don't know who to contact?  We can help!  Contact us or stop by one of our offices.  

County Director
Communications & Marketing
4-H/Youth Development
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Brooke Baker-Katcher

4-H Recruitment and Engagement Program Coordinator
Youth Development
4-H Alumni
Agriculture & Natural Resources
Illinois Nutrition Education Program
Office Support