Joe Rand is currently a 4-H program Coordinator in Sherburne County. He lives in Becker, MN with his partner, 2 cats, and over 250 varieties of hosta. Gardening, landscaping, music and theater are his passions. He studied Communication and Musical Theater at the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire and received his Bachelor of Arts Degree, he also has an Associate of Arts degree from Anoka Ramsey Community College. Joe is an avid runner and outdoorsman and loves to bike and canoe, as well as spend time at his family cabin on Lake Vermilion in northern Minnesota. Prior to working with 4-H, Joe served as a youth director in 3 different ELCA churches in the Twin Cities.