Bobbie Lewis-Sibley joined the University of Illinois Extension in October of 2011 as the County Extension Director for the Livingston, McLean, and Woodford County Extension unit. She leads thirty-two staff members who are committed to our mission of linking local communities to the University, to develop programs, tools, and knowledge that will support needed change.
Lewis-Sibley provides leadership to the multi-county Unit in the areas of fiscal and personnel administration, facilities management, volunteer recruitment and management, marketing, educational program planning and development, and networking with other community agencies and resources.
Lewis-Sibley has spent her career working with educational and not-for-profit organizations. She worked previously for Illinois State University and Chestnut Health systems as a community organizer to lead change in her communities using environmental management strategies, around alcohol, tobacco, and other drug issues. She has presented research findings at national and state conferences on her work.
Lewis-Sibley received her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Illinois State University and a Master’s in Business Administration, with a specialization in Human Resources from Liberty University. She is also a Certifed Human Resource Professional by the Society for Human Resource Management. Lewis-Sibley is a member of Epsilon Sigma Phi, an organization of Illinois Extension professionals, and is currently attending the National Extension Leadership Development Program (NELD).