Contact Us

Contact Our SNAP-Ed Programs Faculty & Staff

Jamie Benedict

Associate Professor, Department of Nutrition

Programs: Rethink Your Drink Nevada

Aurora Buffington

Public Health Nutrition Specialist

Programs: Pick a Better Snack

Sarah Chvilicek

Program Coordinator

Programs: Grow Yourself Healthy, Small Steps 4 Big Changes

Staci Emm

Mineral County Extension Educator

Programs: Veggies for Kids

Anne Lindsay

Associate Professor, Exercise Science and Public Health

Programs: All 4 Kids, Healthy Steps to Freedom

Susan Taylor

Program Manager

Programs: All 4 Kids

Stephanie Cook

SNAP-Ed Policy Specialist – Program Administration
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Welfare and Supportive Services


Tonya Wolf

SNAP-Ed Nutrition Specialist – Program Evaluator
Nevada Department of Health and Human Services
Division of Welfare and Supportive Services


Contact Our Partners

Washoe County

Food Bank of Northern Nevada

550 Italy Dr.
McCarran, NV  89434

Kerry Kelly

SNAP Outreach & Nutrition Education Manager

775-331-3663 x147
775-772-6280 (cell)

University of Nevada Reno-Dept of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science

1664 N Virginia St
Reno NV 89557

Megan Wahrenburg

(847) 951-2590

On Common Ground

PO Box 2964
Reno NV, 89505

Shannon Dobbs


Washoe County Health District

1001 East Ninth St, Building B
Reno, NV 89512

Stephanie Chen


HELP of Southern Nevada

1640 E. Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Kelly Robson


Lutheran Social Services of Nevada

4323 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89121

Tristan Hightower


Three Square

4190 N Pecos Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89115

Becky Beerenstrauch

702-644-3663 Ext. 354

University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

8050 Paradise Rd, Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89123

Anne Lindsay

Statewide Lead


Southern Nevada Health District

280 S Decatur Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107

Carlos Ayala

Southern Nevada Health District


Healthy Communities Coalition of Lyon and Storey Counties

PO Box 517
Dayton NV 89403

Cortney Bloomer

Food Security Manager


Nye Communities Coalition

1020 East Wilson Road
Pahrump, NV 89048

Amanda Hammar

Food Security Manager

775-727-9970 x 237

Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone

525 Sunset St
Elko NV 89801

Tomas Shaw

Kid-Fit Coordinator

c: (775)401-0770