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Meet and Greet Opportunity With Our Partners in CFAES Advancement

As things open up around the state and traveling ramps up, our partners in Extension fundraising and Advancement, Pablo Villa and Trish Raridan Preston, are traveling around the state and would love to stop in your local office, say hello, and learn more about the funding challenges you face and how they can be effective partners with you. Their contact information is listed below, as well as the areas they each are responsible for within the college. Look for a connection this fall, as they may reach out if they are in your area; and you are welcome to reach out to them any time as well. 

Pablo Villa Pablo Villa is responsible for major gift fundraising for CFAES with a special emphasis on OSU Extension, Ohio 4-H, and CFAES Wooster Campus. He works with alumni, donors, and friends in the eastern half of Ohio; and he specifically partners with areas 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, and 24. Pablo participated in Ashtabula County 4-H while growing up. He can be reached at or 614-247-7344. 
Trish Raridan Preston is responsible for major gift fundraising for CFAES with a special emphasis on OSU Extension, Ohio 4-H, and OSU South Centers. She works with alumni, donors and friends in the western half of Ohio; and she specifically partners with areas 1, 2, 3, 8, 11, 12, 13, 15, 21, and 22. Trish will be offering zoom meet and greets as well. She is also a 4-H mom and volunteer in Fairfield County. She can be reached at or 614-292-2957. 

Trish Raridan Preston