Chelsea Williams and Lori Rothstein
Chelsea Williams is a Health and Nutrition Extension Educator at the University of Minnesota Extension. Chelsea supports Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), particularly in the new focus area of mental flourishing. Within her role, Chelsea works to incorporate mental well-being activities into nutrition education and to support the well-being of her team as well as SNAP-Ed eligible communities. Chelsea also works with local cultural healers and other public health professionals to engage the community in dialogue around the relationships between culture, nutrition, healing, and well-being.
Lori Rothstein brings a host of experiences in community development – from northern Minnesota to Namibia – to Extension’s Leadership and Civic Engagement team. Before joining Extension in 2010, Lori was a training and facilitation specialist for Tetra Tech ARD in Burlington, VT. There, Lori facilitated strategic planning efforts and provided training on engaging all community members to USAID (U.S. Agency for International Development)-funded projects worldwide. Lori is a MN Extensions Center for Community Vitality Educator. Extension’s Center for Community Vitality helps communities in Minnesota make important choices. Our educators will work with your community to address questions or concerns on economics, leadership and civic engagement, and tourism.