Harms said her job would involve delivering nutritional educational information to the youth of the county as well as adults who work with them.
Harms is a certified personal trainer and has college hours from East Central College towards a degree in psychology.
She said the focus of the family nutrition program is to educate young people on making wise choices in their eating and fitness habits that will lead to optimal nutrition and overall improved health.
She said this program has been most successful at impacting nutrition for the whole family and results in a savings for health care costs.
For additional information contact Harms at the Oregon County Extension Center at 778-7490.