NDSU Extension names new associate director

North Dakota State University Extension
Farm Forum

Lynette Flage has been named North Dakota State University Extension associate director, said Greg Lardy, NDSU vice president for Agricultural Affairs.

“Lynette brings many years of experience to this position,” Lardy said. “She has held positions that span the continuum of roles within our organization, including portions of her career spent as an agent, district director, specialist and program leader.”

Lardy said that in the new organizational structure for NDSU Agricultural Affairs, Flage will provide leadership for most of the NDSU Extension work. Vice president Lardy also holds the titles of NDSU Extension director; North Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station director; and College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources dean.

Flage holds a Ph.D. in adult and occupational education and a master of education in educational leadership, both from NDSU, and a bachelor of science in home economics education from the University of North Dakota.

Since January 2018, she has served as NDSU Extension family and community wellness assistant director. Before that, she was Center for Community Vitality director and specialist, and Northeast District director. She also served NDSU Extension as a community leadership specialist, information technology specialist, and Extension agent in Pembina and Grand Forks counties.

Lynette Flage