Dawn Montgomery began working with Extension’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in 2001. As a community nutrition educator, she partners with community-based organizations that serve low-income youth and families, including pregnant teen parents, at-risk youth, adults in recovery, and caregivers for children. Prior to Extension, Dawn worked for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authorities for 17 years as an eligibility technician offering housing units to individuals and families.
Dawn is a lifelong learner who is passionate about working and empowering people, especially families, youth, and children. She is also trained as a lifestyle coach to the I CAN Prevent Diabetes program.