About Us

The Live Eat Play website is powered by faculty, staff, and students at CSU - combining their wisdom, experience, and skills, the website strives to be a 24/7 source of timely, useful, research-based nutrition and health information you know you can trust anytime and anywhere computer access is available!

Marisa Bunning, PhD

Marisa is an associate professor and Extension Specialist in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Colorado State University. She is involved with all aspects of food safety, from farm to table, and oversees outreach projects related to produce safety, consumer and food producer education, and public health. Marisa enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and sharing adventures with her five grandchildren.

Elisa Shackelton

Elisa is an Extension Specialist at Colorado State University in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Elisa is the team's digital media coordinator, facilitating the creation of original content for the Live Eat Play Colorado website and its social media platforms-including YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook. Her interests include gardening, photography, mountain biking and kayaking.

Jessica Clifford, MS, RDN

Jessica is a registered dietitian nutritionist and an Extension specialist at Colorado State University in the Department of Food Science Human Nutrition. Jessica is the team leader for the Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Extension team and contributes to nutrition and health content development and delivery. Her interests include nutrition, international cultures and cuisines, and outdoor adventures.

Laura Bauer, PhD, RDN

Laura Bauer is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Postdoctoral Fellow with Extension in Food Safety, and Instructor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Laura engages in food safety and healthy outreach, related to courses she teaches in food and beverage fermentation as well as cooking skills. She enjoys being active and exploring with her husband and three young children.

Anne Kozil, MS, RDN

Anne is a registered dietitian nutritionist working in both clinical and community realms. She works with the Nutrition, Food Safety, and Health Extension team at Colorado State University Extension to develop nutrition content and community outreach materials. She enjoys spending time with her family, discovering cutting edge nutrition research, and frolicking in the Colorado wilderness.

Janie Jacoby

Janie is a graduate student at CSU studying community nutrition and dietetics. She works on nutrition-related content development with the Extension team, where she enjoys the opportunity to be creative while translating scientific information into educational materials. Janie also enjoys practicing yoga, going to farmer's markets, cultivating scobys, petting cats, and exploring outdoors.

Kirsten Lackey

Kirsten is a graduate student in CSU's Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, studying community nutrition with the goal of becoming a registered dietitian. She works with the Nutrition, Food Safety and Health Extension team to design and implement a nutrition-focused social media campaign called "Eat More Greens in 2017". Kirsten likes to spend her free time helping out on local farms and tackling outdoor adventures. Recently, Kirsten successfully competed in her first full triathlon, and enjoys keeping up with her biking, running, and swimming.

Adrian Jesse

Adrian is a graduate student studying community nutrition and dietetics in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Adrian has been creating recipe videos, handouts, and demonstration booths to promote leafy greens in Colorado as part of the"Eat More Greens" campaign. He has spent the last three years working on organic vegetable farms. Aside from growing vegetables, he loves movies, travelling, cooking, his wonderful fiancé and his dog.

Emma Sickles

Emma is an undergraduate student studying food science and human nutrition with a concentration in dietetics at Colorado State University. She works with Extension to develop social media materials for Instagram, Facebook, and Pinterest. When she is not working or studying, she loves running races, snuggling with her dog, and trying new coffee shops!

Jeni Mitchell

Jeni is in the undergraduate program at Colorado State University studying food science and human nutrition with a concentration in dietetics and nutrition management, and a minor in food safety. Jeni works with Extension helping to design elements for social media and create educational materials to be provided for the Colorado public. Her interests include public health, cooking nutritious meals, and hiking through the Colorado Rockies.

 

 

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