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Johnson County
11811 S. Sunset Drive
Suite 1500
Olathe, KS 66061

Office Hours:

Make an appointment, before coming into the office.

Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

(913) 715-7000
(913) 715-7005 fax

Map to our office

K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities and programs accessible to all participants. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting Johnson County Extension at (913)715-7000. Notify staff of accommodation needs as early as possible.

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Ami Lin

4-H Youth Development Agent

Areas of Specialization:

  • Positive youth development
  • Volunteer training
  • Youth camps
  • Experiential learning
  • Science education

Personal History/Background

Ami grew up in Whittier, California and has enjoyed working with youth since high school where she served as a peer tutor. In college, she continued working with youth as a BruinCorp volunteer while completing her degree in Biology. Upon graduation, she served as a middle school Science and Health Teacher at Los Angeles Unified School District.

Ami moved to Kansas in 2015 with her husband Jieshan and dog Choco. She continued her teaching career in Gardner, KS until she started as an Youth Development Agent in 2018. During her time as a teacher, she was involved in gardening, fishing, environmental education, First Lego League, and putting together after-school science clubs on campus. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs, playing board games, and arts & crafts. 


  • Kansas Wildlife and Park Angler Instructor Certification
  • National Board Certified Teacher - Early Adolescent, Science


  • B.S. Biology - University of California Los Angeles
  • M.Ed. Secondary Education - University of California Los Angeles