Eric Karbowski

Eric Karbowski

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District 6 Director
Isabella County Extension Office




Eric Karbowski serves as the district director for Michigan State University Extension's District 6, which comprises of Clare, Gladwin, Isabella, Mecosta, Missaukee, Osceola and Wexford counties.

Prior to this role, Eric was a Community Behavioral Health Extension Educator focusing on Farm Stress programming with MSU Extension. Before joining MSU Extension, Eric was the Executive Director for the Missaukee County Commission on Aging. Additionally, Eric was a consultant with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and supervised a program in the public mental health system for ten years. Eric also worked for Michigan Works! providing vocational rehabilitation, education and training services/supports to individuals. Eric has a strong connection to the agricultural industry and brings his experience to support farmers and agribusiness professionals in self-awareness of stress and promotes the health and well-being of farmers. Educationally, Eric earned his bachelor’s degree of science in education, master’s degree of arts in administration.