AgriLife Extension hires Melanie Potter for San Saba County agent post

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576,

Contact: Scott Durham, 325-653-4576,


SAN SABA – Melanie Potter has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and consumer sciences agent for San Saba County, effective Feb. 1, according to an announcement by San Saba County Judge Byron Theodosis and Scott Durham, AgriLife Extension  district administrator in San Angelo.


Potter is currently completing AgriLife Extension’s First Step orientation training program in Lampasas County prior to assuming her permanent post, Durham said.


“We are pleased Melanie is beginning her AgriLife Extension career in San Saba County,” Durham said. “She has a wealth of experience to share from a variety of positions she has held in a number of states that will no doubt add to the already strong AgriLife Extension program this key county has long enjoyed.”


Potter earned a master’s degree in family studies from Amberton University, Garland, a bachelor’s and an associate’s degree in family and consumer sciences education, both from Brigham Young University.

Potter’s resume includes positions as human resources director for The Children’s Depot Inc., Owasso, Okla.; business office assistant, North Mountain Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Phoenix, Ariz.; administrative assistant, Nordam, Tulsa, Okla.; administrative assistant and sales coordinator, Home-Mart Inc., Tulsa, Okla.; and serving as a family and consumer sciences teacher for Harford County Public Schools and Weber School District for Bel Air High School, Bel Air, Md. and North Ogden Junior High in Ogden, Utah.


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