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OSU Extension

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


LaVerne Castle

LaVerne Castle
Administrative Associate
Ag Admin Building - room 3

LaVerne serves as the administrative associate to the director of OSU Extension, initially serving Extension from August 2013 to November 2019, then returning in March 2022. She manages and maintains the director’s schedule, appointments, and travel arrangements. LaVerne prepares and edits correspondence, arranges and coordinates meetings, screens and responds to incoming communications, and acts as a point of contact among executives and direct reports, as well as internal and external partners and visitors.

Prior Professional Experience

  • Supreme Court of Ohio, Office of Disciplinary Counsel: executive assistant
  • Law firms in Dayton, Ohio and Columbus, Ohio: paralegal


  • Paralegal Program Certificate (Capital University Law School)
  • Bachelor of Science in workforce education and development (Southern Illinois University, Carbondale)