Extension educator and associate professor
Current work, research and interests
Kimberly Asche is an Extension state faculty member. She focuses her work on program design and development, as well as high-quality healthy living programs for youth and their families. She appreciates the opportunity to teach and take part in activities involving youth engagement. Kim has successfully written grant proposals that have brought private and public funding to advance programs serving youth and families. She has received recognition for numerous team program efforts, the Family Consumer Science Distinguished Service Award, Excellence in Camp Association Programming Award and a National Communicator Award.
As a student, Kim's research was based on the science of historical textile preservation. She brings wide and varied experiences that she draws on as an Extension professional. She previously worked for the Extension Service in Indiana in the area of youth development and consumer sciences. She has planned, implemented and evaluated a variety of successful consumer programs for youth and their families. She has worked as a 4-H regional educator, 4-H agent, family development educator, community development educator, nutrition and health educator as well as a county Extension director. She has experience in volunteerism and leadership, having served as an officer for Extension professional sections and local community groups.
Academic degrees and experience
- M.S., University of Nebraska, College of Human Ecology, emphasis textiles and clothing science, 1986.
- B.S., University of Minnesota, College of Human Ecology, emphasis Extension, 1981.
Extension Regional Office, Hutchinson