Darlene Lukshin
Program Specialist, Community Development
Economic Development/Community Planning

Darlene serves Washington County as an Ohio State University Extension Program Specialist. Her responsibilities center on grant writing and other funding procurement for county, villages and cities, townships, and various non-profit service entities.

Darlene has a background in state and local economic development and business ownership. This experience enables her to successfuly work with elected officials and community agencies to encourage strategic planning and land use development to grow the economic base in rural communities.