Regional Centers


Phone: 208-334-2999
Fax: 208-364-4035
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene

Phone: 208-667-2588
Toll-free: 888-208-2268
Fax: 208-664-1272
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls

Phone: 208-282-7900
Fax: 208-282-7929
1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 83402

Phone: 208-885-6111
Toll-free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119
Student Union Building
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Contact Us

Darin Saul, Interim Director
(208) 885-0124, Moscow
Darin Saul is the Interim Director of the Office of Community Partnerships. Previously he was the Associate Director of OCP, and before that Sustainability Director and Director of the Sustainability Center at University of Idaho. Before coming to Idaho, he worked at Washington State University in positions related to sustainability and environmental education, and was the owner and director of Ecovista, an ecological research and planning company. He has a Ph.D. in English Literature from Washington State University.
Charlotte Eberlein
Director, UI Extension
(208) 736-3603

Charlotte Eberlein served as Extension Weed Specialist for North Dakota State University before joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota. In her research/teaching position at the University of Minnesota, she conducted research on weed management systems for corn and small grains and taught graduate courses in weed biology and herbicide mode of action. In 1989, she moved to a research/extension position with the University of Idaho with responsibilities in integrated weed management systems for potatoes and the molecular genetics and physiology of herbicide resistant weeds. She was appointed District III Director for Cooperative Extension in 1998. She served as Interim Extension Director for 1 1/2 years before being named Extension Director in 2003. She is committed to helping CALS and UI Extension serve diverse audiences throughout the state.
Gene Merrell
Associate Vice President of Research
(208) 885-4550
Dr. Merrell is Associate Vice President for Economic Development and Chief Technology Transfer Officer at the University of Idaho. Gene oversees the Office of Technology Transfer, which is responsible for the management of the University’s intellectual property portfolio. He serves on the Clearwater Economic Development Association’s Board of Directors, Business Development and Finance Council and its Operations and Finance Council. Gene is the University’s representative on the Board of Directors of the American Manufacturers Network and the Palouse Knowledge Corridor. Prior to joining the university, he was Vice President for Research of the Process Chemicals and Energy Chemicals subsidiaries of BetzDearborn, Inc. Gene was with the company for 19 years and is listed as inventor on seven U.S. patents. He was also co-founder of Analytical Laboratories, Inc., a small independent service organization providing consultation and testing on environmental issues. Gene received his B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Houston Baptist University and Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Washington State University.He is active in Search and Rescue and enjoys his Appaloosas.