Staff

Fremont County, Colorado

Tommy Tommy L. Covington, County Extension Director, Agriculture, Horticulture and 4-H Youth Development. Originally from Texas, Tommy received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education and Master of Science degree in Agriculture from East Texas State University. Before coming to Fremont County in June of 1995 he taught Agriculture Sciences for 22 years at Duncanville High School. As county director he is responsible for administration of the Fremont County program, managing personnel and setting budgets. He works closely with the Board of County Commissioners to provide a quality extension program for the clientele of the county. He offers programming and answers questions in all areas of agriculture, horticulture, natural resources and small acreage management. Tommy spends a great deal of time in partnership with Verla Noakes in running the county 4-H program. Contact Tommy at tommy.covington@fremontco.com

Verla Verla Noakes, Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development and Family & Consumer Sciences. A South Dakota native, Verla has lived most of her life in Colorado. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern Colorado. Verla is responsible for implementing the Fremont County 4-H program which has over 400 members and leaders in 20 organized clubs.

Verla can show you how the Fremont County 4-H program can enhance your child's education and personal growth. She offers educational programming in a variety of topics concerning Youth Development as well as Family & Consumer Sciences. She has a 25% appointment in the Federal Nutrition Education Program. You may call her with your questions about Food Safety, Food Preservation, Family Economics or current topics of concern. Contact Verla at verla.noakes@fremontco.com

BeckyBecky Chace, Office Manager.  Has been with the Fremont County Extension Office since January 1999.  She manages the day to day operation of the office and processes the 4-H enrollments.  She is available to answer questions, direct your calls or provide informational materials as needed.  You can contact Becky at becky.chace@fremontco.com

pam carlPam Carl, Office Assistant.  Has been with the Fremont County Extension Office since May 2010.  She assists in the day to day operation of the office and processes and inputs county fair data.  She is available to answer questions, direct your calls or provide informational materials as needed.  You can contact Pam at pam.carl@fremontco.com