Samantha Roth has joined University of Minnesota Extension, Carver County.

Roth is an extension educator in Financial Capability for Carver and Scott counties, educating community members on a variety of financial topics, including budgeting, debt management, credit reporting, saving, identity theft and other financial issues for all stages of life, according to a press release.

Roth comes to Minnesota from Washington, where she supervised programs and education for a remote retreat center in the Cascade Mountains for two years. Before living in Washington, she was a Family & Consumer Science and 4-H Youth Development agent with NDSU Extension, where she educated her communities about personal and family finance, gerontology, human development, parenting, 4-H citizenship & leadership and STEM topics.

Roth offers education in both one-on-one and group settings throughout Carver and Scott counties, according to the release.

Contact Roth at, by phone in the Scott County office at 952-492-5383, or by phone in the Carver County office at 952-466-5317.

Community Editor

Mark Olson, the Chaska and Chanhassen community editor who has worked in Carver County for 20 years, makes any excuse to write about local history. In his spare time, Mark enjoys perusing old books, watching blockbusters and taking Midwest road trips.


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