County extension council

The county extension council, comprised of elected and appointed citizens, is a full partner with Missouri's land-grant universities to deliver high-quality education and research-based information that helps people solve real-world problems and take advantage of opportunities.

Council members:

  • Work with extension specialists to provide the county educational program
  • Manage finances of local extension operations
  • Provide personnel to carry out extension activities
  • Elect and organize the local extension council

Council resource toolbox

The council resource toolbox is designed to assist council members and officers to best carry out their office duties and serve the constituents that they represent.

The Barry County Extension Council meets the first Thursday of the month at the historical courthouse on the square. Call ahead to confirm the day and time.

County extension council officers

Derek Couch, Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Cody Epperly, Vice Chair
cwepperly@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Tracy Hudson, Secretary
(417) 538-9014 (home)
417-425-4766 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Tressame Holtzman, Treasurer
tressame.holtzman@swcd.mo.gov
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

John Bishop
johnnyrbishop@icloud.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Adam Gautney
417-835-5326 (home)
417-665-9695 (cell)
gotmilk.ag@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Suzan Harris
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Jerry Henry
417-342-2723 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Linda Howell
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

David Hudson
(417) 538-9014 (home)
(417) 425-8365 (cell)
mdvfARMS@GMAIL.COM
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

MaLinda King
melinda6897@att.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Liz Reed
kizcaldwelldvm@gamil.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Bart Renkoski
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Barry Stuart
417-271-1047 (cell)
blstuart2@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Terrell Varner
terrellandtonya@leru.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Joy Wilson
(417) 723-0079 (home)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 158

Senate

District 29