BURNET – Linda Sue Wells will become the Texas AgriLife Extension Service agent for family and consumer sciences in Burnet County effective Nov. 1, said Burnett County Judge Donna Klaeger and Scott Durham, AgriLife Extension administrator for the agency’s West Central District.
Wells will be headquartered in the AgriLife Extension offices located at 1701 East Polk Street, Suite 12 in Burnet.
“We are excited to have Linda join us here in the West Central District,” Durham said. “She brings to the job a wealth of Extension work knowledge stemming from her years as a county agent in New Mexico. Her experiences there should enable her to continue the already strong AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences tradition in Burnet County.”
Wells has worked as a nutrition education program coordinator with New Mexico’s Cooperative Extension Service in Las Cruces since 2001. Prior to that she served as a county home economist in Roosevelt County and San Juan County, N.M.
Wells has also been an elementary school instructor and middle and high school vocational home economics supervisor in New Mexico.
She earned a master’s degree in agricultural Extension education from New Mexico State University and a bachelor’s degree in vocational home economics from Eastern New Mexico University. Wells is certified and licensed to teach family and consumer sciences K-12 and early childhood development through third grade-Level 3.