Andrea Wann

FCS, SNAP-Ed Extension Agent


As the FCS, SNAP-Ed Extension Agent serving Smyth, Wythe, Carroll, Grayson, Bland, and Pulaski counties, Andrea

  • works with lower-income populations to provide evidence-based resources in nutrition education, including different curricula for eligible schools;
  • encourages Policy, System and Environmental (PSE) changes among local Farmers Markets within Southwest Virginia by promoting SNAP use and increased fruit and vegetable purchases and consumption;
  • promotes PSE changes via healthy retail initiative known as "Shop Smart Eat Smart."

Education

  • M.P.H., Liberty University, 2018
  • B.S., nutrition and dietetics, Appalachian State University, 2014

Professional

  • 2018 – present, FCS, SNAP-Ed Associate Extension Agent, Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • 2015 – 2018, program assistant, Family Nutrition Program, Virginia Cooperative Extension
  • 2014 – 2015, nutrition educator, Tennessee Department of Health

Recognition

  • 2018, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Outstanding Team Award for Virginia Project 365
  • 2018, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Excellence in Action Award
  • 2017 Virginia Cooperative Extension, Community Outreach Award
Andrea Wann