Tuttle, a resident of Cherokee, previously worked as a Middle School Counselor in the Cherokee Community School System. She also brings experience as an elementary counselor, high school physical education instructor, and coach to this Extension position. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education from Westmar College and a Master's Degree from the University of South Dakota in Guidance and Counseling.
"We're pleased that Mary has accepted this position," said Chuck Clark, Cherokee County Extension Council Chairperson. "She has been involved in various initiatives in the school and community, and we look forward to her new initiatives in this position."
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides researched-based information and education for communities, families, business and industry, agriculture and natural resources, and 4-H youth development, as well as continuing education through off-campus courses, degree programs, service learning programs, noncredit conferences and seminars, and educational materials.
The Cherokee County office is located at 209 Centennial Drive in Cherokee and can be found on the Web at www.extension.iastate.edu/cherokee.