University of Maryland Extension

We are still available Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Contact us at:

Jennifer Bentlejewski:  301-724-3320,

Amanda Hawkins: 301-724-3320,

Ashby Ruddle:  301-724-3320, extension 115,

Jesse Ketterman:  301-724-3320, extension 101,

Jessica Mellon:  301-724-3320, extension 108,

Joni Reed:  301-724-3320, extension 105,

Lacie Ashby: 301-724-3320, extension 106,

Rebecca Chippendale:  301-724-3320,

Sara Barnard:  301-724-3320, extension 107,

Sherry Frick:  301-724-3320, extension 103,

Shirley Guinn:  301-724-3320, extension 102,

Stephanie Hutter Thomas:  301-724-3320, extension 109,  

Tammy Humberson:  301-724-3320, extension 110,

This is a constantly evolving situation, and University of Maryland Extension will continue to maintain normal operations as much as possible. Any questions regarding specific programs or services should be sent to UME-Allegany County.

For more information on the statewide response to COVID-19, please visit or click the "COVID-19 Information" tab at the top of the page.

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About University of Maryland Extension (UME) of Allegany County

UME Allegany County is part of a statewide, non-formal education system within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore. This partnership also includes support from USDA and Allegany County government. 

The Allegany County UME faculty and staff provide a broad range of outreach through workshops, seminars, classes, clinics, newsletters, consultations, and media efforts.  For information on any of the topics listed above, click on the corresponding image.

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