Extension News — Soni Cochran Transfers

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Soni Cochran has been a familiar face in the Lancaster County Extension office for over three decades. In 1993, she was hired as Extension Assistant – Educational Resources. Since then, she has served many roles, including pests and wildlife education, helping establish Earth Wellness Festival for 5th graders, co-creating the Cherry Creek Pollinator Habitat, teaching 4-H Clover College workshops and much more! As webmaster of https://lancaster.unl.edu for over two decades, she worked with staff to manage the website’s extensive resources and popular EGG Cam.

Soni recently transitioned to a statewide role as Community Engagement and Wellness Extension Associate and is now located in the Dawes County Extension Office in Chadron. Since 2019, Soni has focused on disaster preparedness, response and recovery, and rural wellness. Soni can be reached at scochran2@unl.edu or 308-432-3373.