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 Barton County Extension Council meets at 7:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month except for Sept. the Sept. meeting is on the first Thursday. Meetings are held at the Barton County Extension Office in Lamar, MO. The public is invited.

County extension council officers

Lee Howard, Chair
lelandhoward514@gmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Sondra Smith, Vice Chair
Term ends February 2018

Kathy Pace, Secretary
Term ends February 2019

Barb Thrasher, Treasurer
Term ends February 2018

County extension council members

Clifford Blanchard
417-843-3251 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Lynn Calton
City Representative
lynncalton@tiadon.com
Term ends February 2018

Paul Crabtree
417-214-2896 (cell)
Term ends February 2018

Jason Frieden
Term ends February 2019

Gerry Garrett
Term ends February 2019

Judy Gastel
417-682-2618 (home)
jkbeaverhammer@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Russell Massa
Term ends February 2019

Roger Mayfield
417-682-6334 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Chad McCulloch
Farm Bureau
ChadRMcCulloch@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Marshall Miller
marshall_goats@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

Bradley Morgan
417-214-5891 (cell)
Term ends February 2019

Ed Patterson
417-682-5940 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Ben Reed
County Commissioner
Term ends February 2019

Amanda Robertson
Term ends February 2019

Caleb Robertson
Term ends February 2019

Belinda Shoff
Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 127

Senate

District 31