Dr. Jennifer Bentlejewski


Dr. Jennifer Thorn Bentlejewski
Western Maryland Area Extension Director
Expertise: Area Extension Director, Western Maryland, Leadership, Nutrition
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Western Maryland Area Extension Director
Dr. Jennifer Thorn Bentlejewski
jthorn@umd.edu
Garrett County Extension Office
1916 Maryland Highway
Suite A
Mt. Lake Park, Maryland 21550
Phone (main): 301 334-6960
Fax: 301 334-6961
Western Maryland Area Extension Director
Dr. Jennifer Thorn Bentlejewski
jthorn@umd.edu
Allegany County Extension Office
One Commerce Drive
Cumberland, Maryland 21502
Phone (main): 301 724-3320
Phone (alt): 301 334-6960
Fax: 301 722-4015
Western Maryland Area Extension Director
Dr. Jennifer Thorn Bentlejewski
jthorn@umd.edu
Washington County Extension Office
7303 Sharpsburg Pike
Boonsboro, Maryland 21713
Phone (main): 301 791-1304
Fax: 301 791-1048

Dr. Jennifer Bentlejewski began her UME career in 1997 as a Faculty Extension Assistant and then as a tenured faculty member focusing on nutrition education. While obtaining tenure, she also assumed the role of County Extension Director and dual-county educator serving Garrett and Allegany Counties. In 2010, she assumed her current position as Area Extension Director for Western Maryland. She strives to effectively market UME to new and existing partners, funders, and clientele; build solid working relationships with Garrett, Allegany, and Washington County governments; and support faculty and staff in achieving their UME goals.