Abby Hostetler is communications coordinator for the Extension Disaster Education Network. EDEN is a collaborative multi-state effort by Extension Services across the country to improve the delivery of services to citizens affected by disasters. Abby serves as a consultant to more than 300 campus and county-based specialists and educators regarding marketing/communication and disaster education issues.
Locally in Indiana, Abby works to strength communities’ capacity to respond to and recover from disasters by assisting with the development and maintenance of resilience strategies and programs.
A 2008 graduate of Purdue University, Abby holds a B.S. degree in Agricultural Communication with an educational focus in multimedia journalism.