Professor and Extension family economics specialist
Marsha Goetting began her career with Montana State University Extension in April 1977 as an assistant professor and consumer education specialist. As a professor and Extension family economics specialist, Goetting has presented 1,500 workshops reaching more than 40,000 Montanans with financial and estate planning information and authored more than 75 MontGuides. She has had an impact on citizens of this state from budgeting and basic money management to transfers of agricultural operations to the next generation. Goetting’s efforts have garnered her many awards including Epsilon Sigma Phi’s Distinguished Service Award, Western Region Excellence in Extension Award and MSU President’s Excellence in Extension Award. She serves as a director for the Federal Reserve Board of Minneapolis - Helena Branch. She has been an educator, guide and mentor, and her enthusiasm and professionalism are an inspiration. She was one of the first female faculty members in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics and has been the gold standard for her devotion to the mission of MSU Extension and the land-grant university system.
Marsha Goetting has been the gold standard for her devotion to the mission of MSU Extension and the land-grant university system.
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