Donna K. Scherer

Client Relationship Manager, Area 8

    Expertise:

    Vermicomposting
    Backyard composting
    Landscape design for storm water management
    Mosquito borne diseases- West Nile and Zika

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    About Me

    Donna most recently held the dual position of Penn State Extension Master Gardener Coordinator and Mosquito-Borne Disease Control Coordinator in Franklin County. A native of Chambersburg, Donna graduated from Penn State University with a bachelor’s degree in Elementary and Kindergarten Education/Communication. Her husband’s career in the military took them to multiple locations around the world where she held a wide variety of positions including early childhood educator, garden center manager and private tutor for children with learning disabilities. She was pleased to return to her roots in 2014 when she began her employment with Penn State Extension. In her dual role, she enjoyed providing the community with educational opportunities and working township and county officials to pursue outreach opportunities.

    She and her husband, John, also a PSU graduate, have two sons. Jacob will be graduating from Penn State University in the spring with a degree, while Andrew is a junior at Gettysburg High School and plans to attend Penn State to continue the family tradition. In her free time, she enjoys working in her garden and relaxing by the lake.