Christopher Anderson has accepted the position of 4-H and Youth Animal Science Specialist with the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension. He will begin work at the Maryland 4-H Center on April 21. Chris fills the position previously held by Willard Lemaster.
Chris Anderson currently serves as a two county (Sangamon-Menard Unit) 4-H educator in Illinois. He was been with University of Illinois Cooperative Extension for 20 years. Chris grew up on a livestock and grain farm in central Illinois. He served in the Peace Corps in Haiti.
Chris holds a B.S. degree in Animal Agricultural Science and an M.S. degree in Extension Education from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. In recent years, Chris has served as national president of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.
The 4-H and Youth Program in Maryland welcomes Chris's expertise to the Animal Science program.
Information provided by Richard Bryne, MCE Assistant Director for Family, Youth, and Community Programs.