Contact Us


Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical address:
 751 Campus Drive
 Mary Hall "Niccolls" building
 Main office room 103

Mailing address:
 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
 Moscow, ID 83844-3183

 phone: (208) 885-6546
 fax: (208) 885-5751



Coeur d'Alene

College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277
phone: (208) 667-2588
toll free: (888) 208-2268
fax: (208) 664-1272




College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
phone: (208) 334-2999
toll free: (866) 264-7384
fax: (208) 364-4035


Debra J Rumford

Office: Niccolls 103a
Phone: 208-885-6547
Email: drumford@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Niccolls Bldg. Room 103A
875 Perimeter Dr MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
School of Family and Consumer Sciences
Graphic Designer/IT Technician

Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 1984

  • Biography
    • Designer (publications, websites, curriculums, posters, brochures, etc.) — Production 
    • System Administrator & IT Technician (NMS, network account management, copier/printer administrator, software, hardware, purchasing, setup, etc.)
    • Purchaser (office supplies, equipment, computers, furniture, copier/printer supplies, etc.) 
    • Unit Property Administrator (inventory, surplus, Inland Marine)
    • Archivist (digital media, special collections)
    • Unit Property Administrator (Inventory, Surplus, Inland Marine) for Moscow, CDA, and Boise faculty & staff
    • Photographer (students, classes, faculty/staff, alumni, events, displays)
    • Archivist/historian (FCS digital media, special collections)
    • Alumni relations (communication, maintain database)


    University of Idaho

    • Staff Affairs Media Coordinator; Chair, Communications 13/14
    • Staff Affairs Media Coordinator; Chair, Communications & Chair, Vandal Pride subcommittees, 12/13 
    • Staff Affairs, since June 2011
    • Parking committee member Spring 2005-11 (Chair 09/10 & 10/11)
    • Parking Transportation Advisory Group member since Spring 2011
    • Student Grievance committee (09/10)
    • UI Youth Programs website moderator since 2004, discontinued 2012 

    University of Idaho Extension

    • eXtension Institutional Team member since May 19, 2005
    • eXtension Question Wrangler since September 2010
    • Impact Statement format/website upload since 2000 (new template introduced Spring 2009)
    • Impact Statement point person as of July 2010 (receive, edit/format, upload, distribute final product to authors & administrators) 
    Family and Consumer Sciences

    • Chair, FCS Technology committee 13/14
    • Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker committee 2013
    • Margaret Ritchie Distinguished Speaker committee 2009-2012 
    • FCS Technology committee since Fall 2009
    • FCS Extension Outreach committee since Fall 2010


  • Outreach Projects

    Recent Projects:

    • "An Adult Sitting and Eating with First Grad Students Increases Intake of Lunch Entrée" poster presented at FNCE Oct. conference
    • "Promoting the Positive: Children's Nutrient Intake from Fruit is Similar to their Nutrient Intake from Vegetables" poster presented at FNCE Oct. conference
    • "An Ecobehavioral Description of Experiences of Children with Disabilities on Inclusive Preschool Classroom in Taiwan" poster presented at YCSNF Oct. conference
    • "Preceptions of Leadership in Dietetics from Students in a Coordinator Dietetics Program" poster presented at FNCE Oct. conference
    • "Campus-Wide Food Safety Outreach Project Conducted by Students in a Coordinated Dietetics Program" poster presented at FNCE Oct. conference
    • "Successful Advocacy Strategies for State Affiliates: Relationships, Messages, Member Involvement, Funding and Persistence" poster presented at FNCE Oct. conference
    • Niccolls 201, computer aided design lab/classroom plotter/patternmaking/multimedia 
    • Niccolls 206, compressed video meeting/classroom
    • Other new staff/classroom equipment needs

    Professional Development:

    • Idaho's Journey for Diversity and Human Rights - Lewiston/Moscow - 2 day event
    • Asset Property Inventory annually
    • Computer Security Awareness Symposium (CSAS) annually
    • Banner classes (Finance Query & Job Submission)
  • Awards and Honors
    • University of Idaho 25 Years of Service
    • FCS Outstanding Team Award (2008)
    • CALS Outstanding Staff Award (1991-1992 & 1999-2000)
    • Award recipient for design of General Studies letterhead (1999)