Kevin Lawson is director of the Ozark District, supervising the region’s 25 extension offices. Lawson joined the Cooperative Extension Service in 1995 in Monroe County. He’s also worked in Perry, Prairie and White counties and served as staff chair in Faulkner County before being appointed district director. In addition, he worked for 10 years as the Corn and Grain Sorghum Verification Coordinator.
Both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees are from the University of Arkansas. Lawson has earned multiple Extension Excellence and Arkansas Association of County Agriculture Agents Awards, as well as a National Association of County Agriculture Agents Distinguished Service Award.