Staff Directory

Columbia County Extension
Administration Building
112 East Edgewater St., Rm. 212
Portage, WI 53901
Phone: 608-742-9680
Fax: 608-742-9862
Office e-mail:
TTY/TDD: 711 for Relay

Area Extension Director                 

 Jeff Hoffman

Area Extension Director 


Programming Staff

Name Program Area Phone Email
Rebecca Pfile 4-H Youth Development Educator 608-742-9685

Caitlin Richardson

Kimberly Lafler

FoodWIse Coordinator

FoodWIse Educator


Olivia Kovacs Regional Natural Resources Educator 608-509-3012

Support Staff

Name Program Area Phone Email
Sarah Millard Administrative Assistant 608-742-9688


Agriculture, Extension and Land and Water Conservation Committee (AELWCC)

Name Address/Phone
Mike Weyh, Chair W12304 Adolph Drive, Portage, WI 53901
Phone:  (608) 697-5125
Brad Cook, Vice Chair N6926 Bobbi Road, Pardeeville, WI  53954
Phone:  (608) 697-1713
Shawn Barker, Secretary 323 W. Emmett St., Portage, WI 53901
Phone:  (608) 408-0385
Andrew Fischer N6380 Raddatz Road, Cambria, WI 53923
Phone:  (608) 617-3293
Andrew Groves Rio, WI 53960
Phone:  (608) 513-2651