Titles are NOT capitalized when they follow a name, except for those words that are proper nouns, such as "Extension," and the name of a specific county, such as "Douglas County." Titles ARE capitalized when used before a name.

Examples of titles after a name:

  • Steve Lewis, Douglas County Extension educator with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Sherm Swanson, range specialist with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Heidi Kratsch, horticulturist (or horticulture specialist) with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Mary Wilson, nutritionist (or nutrition specialist) with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension

Examples of titles before a name:

  • Douglas County Extension Educator Steve Lewis with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Range Specialist Sherm Swanson with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Horticulture Specialist Heidi Kratsch with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
  • Nutrition Specialist Mary Wilson with University of Nevada Cooperative Extension
Extension 2019, Titles and How to Use Them, Extension
 

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