LSU AgCenter names assistant director of Extension Service

Jr. Fletcher, Bogren, Richard C.  |  8/27/2008 1:00:09 AM

News Release Distributed 08/26/08

Bobby H. Fletcher Jr. has been named assistant director of the LSU AgCenter’s Extension Service.

In this position, Fletcher will assist regional directors and parish chairs in sustaining local funding and will coordinate initiatives to increase local financial support. In addition, he will work in the areas of recruiting, in-service training and information exchange. He also will coordinate the LSU AgCenter’s statewide Master Gardener program.

Fletcher began his career with the LSU AgCenter in 1989 as a 4-H agent in Terrebonne Parish and later moved to a similar position in Iberia Parish. In 1998 he was appointed area horticulture agent for the Terrebonne-Lafourche area.

“With Bobby’s vast experience and commitment to the organization, I feel confident he will do an outstanding job,” said Paul Coreil, LSU AgCenter vice chancellor and director its Extension Service.

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Contact: Bobby Fletcher at (225) 578-2906 or bhfletcher@agcenter.lsu.edu

Writer: Rick Bogren at (225) 578-5839 or rbogren@agcenter.lsu.edu

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