Mat-Su/Copper River District Office

809 S. Chugach, Suite #2, Palmer, AK, 99645, Phone 907-745-3360, FAX 907-745-5479

Matanuska-Susitna Copper River District includes the 24,000 square mile Mat-Su Borough and additional areas in the Copper River Basin that include Gakona, Copper Center, Kenny Lake and Valdez communities outside of the borough. It is associated with scattered pockets of suburban, and rural and subsistence lifestyle to residents.

Winona Benson907-745-3423wjbenson@alaska.eduNutrition Educator
Deb Blaylock907-745-3476djblaylock@alaska.eduAdministrative Assistant
Steve Brown907-745-3639scbrown4@alaska.eduAgriculture/Horticulture and Natural Resources Agent
Julie Cascio907-745-3677jmcascio@alaska.eduHealth, Home & Family Development Agent
Becky Hall907-745-3551rrhall@alaska.eduAdministrative Assistant
Derylee Hecimovich907-745-3679dahecimovich@alaska.edu4-H & Youth Development Agent

Palmer Center for Sustainable Living

1509 S. Gorgeson Drive, Palmer, AK 99645, Phone 907-746-9450, Fax: 907-745-6268

University of Alaska's Palmer Center for Sustainable Living was formerly known as the Palmer Research and Extension Center. Several Cooperative Extension Service faculty and staff members work out of the center, giving them closer contact with both the ongoing research and the researchers. Alaskans benefit by receiving the latest information.

Valerie Barber907-746-9466vabarber@alaska.eduForestry Resource Specialist
Meg Burgett907-746-9472asburgett@alaska.eduProgram Assistant
Russell Walter907-746-9495rhwalter@alaska.eduFFA State Advisor
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