Robin has worked with OSU Extension since 2009 and has focused her work on community food systems with an emphasis on food security and garden-based nutrition education. Recently she has been expanding skills and programming in trauma informed care and community resiliency.
Robin is an Extension Faculty member serving Union and Baker counties in Eastern Oregon. She works in the Family & Community Health program area and oversees the SNAP Ed program. She also supervises the Master Gardener program in Union County. Robin is an Outreach Coordinator on the two-year USDA NIFA/RHSE-funded grant titled, From Coast to Forest: Building on Community Strengths to Promote Mental Health and Reduce Opioid Abuse in Rural Oregon that begins in April 2020.
Robin participates in the Union County Emergency Preparedness Coordination Group, the Trauma Informed Coalition, the Local Community Advisory Council, and the Interagency Resource Group. She is on the Greater Oregon STEM Advisory Board and is a member of the La Grande School Board.