PSA Northwest Regional Extension Associate
Connie joined the Produce Safety Alliance as the Northwest Regional Extension Associate in August 2017 with over eight years of extension experience in Nebraska and North Carolina and over three years of experience teaching college-level horticulture, microbiology, food science, agroecology, and family and consumer science courses, both on campus and online. Her education and work experience include production, harvest, postharvest handling, processing, and evaluation (quality, safety, sensory) of a variety of agricultural products. She is passionate about teaching the information and skills growers need to produce safe, high quality crops for fresh and processing markets and comply with buyer requirements and government regulations. Connie received her B.S. in Nutrition and Food Management and her M.S. in both Food Science & Technology and Horticulture from Oregon State University and her Ph.D. in Horticultural Science from NC State University. Follow her on Twitter @connie_fisk.