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Donna R. Gillespie

Donna Gillespie

Regional Youth Development Educator

Office

Evergreen Building, Room B61

Phone

208-312-4109

Mailing Address

Twin Falls Research and Extension Center
315 Falls Ave.
Twin Falls, ID 83301

Gillespie provides statewide leadership in 4-H citizenship and civic education, personal development and leadership. Including programs: Idaho’s 4-H State Teen Association Convention, 4-H Know Your Government and Idaho 4-H Ambassador. She partners with 4-H professionals in youth development programming throughout central Idaho.

M.S., University of Idaho, 1977
B.S., University of Idaho, 1975
B.S., University of Idaho, 1975

Extension Professor Donna R. Gillespie is a regional youth development educator based in Twin Falls, Idaho who provides statewide leadership for 4-H teen programs and local support for all 4-H youth development programs. She served as an UI Extension educator in Camas and Minidoka counties before joining UI Extension 4-H Youth Development in 2015. She and her husband are UI alumni and have two adult children.

  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Member Recognition Awards, Excellence in Healthy Living Programming Award, State, Regional and National Winner, Toomey, Maureen, G. Wittman, S. Johnson, J. Peutz, R. Lanting, J. Buck, D.R. Gillespie, S. Greenway, L. Vega, B. Morrisroe-Amen and A. Roe, 2017.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Member Recognition Awards, Denise Miller Innovator Award, State Winner, Melville, N., S. Codr, S. Dolecheck, D.R. Gillespie, B. Kay, B. Luckey, N. Shelstad, G. Silkwood, E. Thiel, S. Wilson, G. Wittman and L. Vega, 2016.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Member Recognition Awards, Educational Technology Team Award, State and Regional Winner, Silkwood, G., S. Nash, S. Dolecheck, D. Davenport, C. Kinder, J. Lindstrom and D.R. Gillespie, 2016.
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi-Theta Chapter, Distinguished Team Recognition Award, State and Regional Winner, Silkwood, G., S. Dolecheck, D.R. Gillespie, C. Kinder, S. Nash and C. Stark, 2015.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Member Recognition Awards, Excellence in Teen Programming Award, State Winner, Silkwood, G., S. Dolecheck, D.R. Gillespie, C. Kinder, S. Nash and C. Stark, 2015.
  • National Association of Extension 4-H Agents Member Recognition Awards, State and Regional Winner, Educational Piece Award – Team, 2014.

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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