Mary Komenas

Purdue Extension Educator, LaPorte County, Community Development, 4-H Youth Development

LaPorte County
Mary Komenas

Mary Foell is a Community Development and 4-H Youth Development Extension Educator at Purdue Extension in LaPorte County. She joined the staff in 2012, and her Extension responsibilities include program planning, development, volunteer leadership development, collaboration, public citizenry, evaluation and reporting.

Mary provides LaPorte County citizens and others with educational programs and informational trainings on leadership and civic engagement, organization and community development and local government. She has helped facilitate strategic planning for both nonprofits and cities/towns while also working in partnerships and collaboration with others to provide more dynamic programs.

Mary holds a B.S. in Public Service and Administration in Agriculture and a Master of Public Administration, both from Iowa State University.