Linda Johns, associate director
Linda has been the UMN Extension PSEE associate director since 2019. Linda directs the UMN Extension PSEE programs for the state of Minnesota. She is dedicated to working closely with Extension faculty and administration to strategically integrate educational efforts.
Jolene Hendrix, commercial and noncommercial program manager
Jolene has been with the UMN PSEE team since February 2020. She holds degrees in environmental science and teaching with additional graduate work in agriculture and natural sciences. In her role, she coordinates with academic, government and industry professionals to develop educational materials and curricula. She also facilitates the pesticide safety certification and recertification training events for the commercial and noncommercial applicators throughout Minnesota.
Tana Haugen-Brown, private applicator program manager
Tana Haugen-Brown has been an Extension educator with the UMN Extension PSEE program since 2009. She develops educational materials and curricula and provides leadership for the private pesticide applicator program. She works with and educates local producers to become certified or recertified.
Lynne Hagen, PSEE program associate
Lynne has worked in horticulture and agriculture-based programs with Extension since 2004. She currently manages special projects and the development of training manuals for the PSEE program.
Mary Sue Stothart, private applicator administrative assistant
Mary Sue Stothart joined the PSEE team in November of 2019 and manages the workshop and exam data for the private applicators. She provides a variety of other support services for the team.
Leah Fleming, commercial, noncommercial administrative assistant
Leah Fleming joined the PSEE team in February of 2022. She provides a variety of support services for the commercial, noncommercial pesticide applicator program. Leah has been with the University of Minnesota since 2018.