Hillsboro, Ill., - Amanda Cole, Unit 18 County Extension Director, is pleased to welcome Meghan Wolff to the Extension staff. Meghan is the new Community Worker, SNAP-Ed working out of the Montgomery County Extension Office in Hillsboro. Meghan will work with local residents identified for SNAP-Ed programming to provide basic nutrition, food safety, physical activity, and food budgeting education for low-income individuals.

Meghan grew up in rural Bunker Hill on her family’s farm, where she developed a passion for agriculture. She was involved in 4-H and FFA while growing up. After high school, Wolff attended Lewis & Clark Community College where she received her Associate’s Degree in Science. She then attended Illinois State University where she double majored, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Ag Businesses and Horticulture Landscape Management. Before accepting her current position, Meghan has been extra-help for the past three years with Macoupin County 4-H and also helps at her family’s businesses, 4-M Landscaping and Rustic Roots Farm.

Wolff stated, “I am looking forward to having a relationship with the community and sharing my experiences that I have learned from my work with 4-H and Extension.” In her free time, she enjoys, gardening, raising animals, hunting, and spending time with her family and friends.

Anyone interested in contacting Meghan may reach her at the Montgomery County Extension Office by calling 217-532-3941, or emailing mawolff@illinois.edu. University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in programs, please contact our office.