The announcement was made jointly by Karnes County Judge Barbara Navjar Shaw and Donnie Montemayor, the Coastal Bend AgriLife District Extension Administrator in Corpus Christi.
“Meagen has been a 4-H and a Better Living for Texans program assistant in Tom Green County since 2010, so we are excited to have someone with a great deal of experience in delivering Extension programs in Karnes County,” Montemayor said. “She has a solid background in teaching family and consumer science and in 4-H programs.”
“We are very pleased about Meagen accepting the FCS position in Karnes County,” Montemayor said. “Being from Karnes County and having spent the past two years as an extension assistant in Tom Green County, she brings a great deal of enthusiasm and knowledge to her new position.”
Meagen grew up in Karnes County where she was active in the 4-H program.
She attended Angelo State University earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in social work.
As the Karnes County Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent, Meagen’s role will be offering practical information for families: raising children, housing and environment, eating well, managing money, and staying healthy.
Additionally, she will be supporting 4-H youth food and nutrition project activities.