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Ohio State University Extension


New SPO for Extension Joins Office of Sponsored Programs

Gretchen Turner is a new sponsored program officer (SPO) assigned to work with OSU Extension. Gretchen joins the Office of Sponsored Programs from the Office of International Affairs, where she was a program manager in global education/education abroad. She has also served as an assistant to the associate provost. Gretchen is assigned to handle the following cost centers: OSU Extension Administration, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H, Extension Human Ecology – Family Relations and Human Development. She can be contacted at All other county cost centers will still be managed through Cheryl Sowash. Both will be available during weekly office hours.