Nancy M.

Extension Agent II - Family & Consumer Sciences

Hello!  I am Nancy Mears, an Extension Agent with the University of Delaware,  serving as the Sussex County Family & Consumer Sciences Coordinator.  Family & Consumer Sciences covers many topics including:  Nutrition, food safety, diabetes prevention, community health promotion, financial wellness, community coalition building, volunteer leadership and development, policy, systems and environmental change strategies/initiatives (PSE), SNAP-Ed, EFNEP and mindfulness.  We partner with many agencies and community groups, target all ages and aim to reach all Delawareans including those in low income and non-low income communities.  

Feel free to contact me with all of your family and consumer science needs ranging from program or health fair requests, if you just have a question about nutrition, health, wellness, food, fitness, physical activity or if you are interested in becoming a volunteer to help us expand our outreach in Sussex County!   

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