Director Leaving UNL Northeast District

NORFOLK - The Northeast District Director for University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension is leaving the area to take a job in Texas.  Dr. Twig Marston has been named the new CEO of the Red Angus Association of America, based in Denton, Texas. His last day with the University in Norfolk will be January 15th.  Marston was named District Director in 2008, succeeding John Witkowski (witt-COW-ski).  He is a graduate of Kansas State and Oklahoma State universities and has worked as a ranch manager and extension beef specialist.  As the Director of the Northeast District, Marston supervised extension staff throughout Northeast Nebraska, including researchers based at the Haskell Ag Lab near Concord.