Laura Weddle
Director Nutrition Education Program

  • 4071 Tates Creek Centre Drive, Suite 300
    Lexington KY 40517
  • Nutrition Education Program

Professional Profile

Laura serves as the director of the Nutrition Education Program at the University of Kentucky. Her focus is on the administration and implementation of the USDA’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed). Laura works to ensure the goals of each program are met programmatically and fiscally.


Previously, Laura worked as an Extension Specialist in Family Consumer Sciences and as a nonprofit administrator. Her experience includes providing oversight and management to grant awards, program development, and organizational planning. She holds a Master of Business Administration and a Certificate in Nonprofit Management. She is passionate about human services programming and enjoys working with community-based initiatives that promote health, safety, and well-being.


MBA, Northern Kentucky University

Certificate in Nonprofit Management, Duke University

B.A., Eastern Kentucky University

Areas of Interest