Angela Burkham has been appointed executive associate director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.

Burkham is the agency’s interim state program leader for family and community health. She also oversees programming for 41 counties surrounding Amarillo and Lubbock.

Burkham will start her new position in College Station on Sept. 1.

She will oversee administrative, budgetary and human resources operations for the state agency.

Burkham has worked as a family and consumer sciences county agent, a district-based 4-H specialist, a statewide volunteerism specialist and regional program director for 4-H. She has received numerous awards, including the agency’s Superior Service award for leadership and the Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for diversity.

Burkham earned her bachelor’s degree in home economics from Texas Tech University, a master’s degree in agriculture education from Texas Tech and a doctorate of education in agriculture education and communications from Texas A&M University.

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