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

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
417-214-6270 (cell)
lamar2gh@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2017

Charles Winslow, Vice Chair
417-681-0879 (home)
417-214-2880 (cell)
winslow_vet@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2017

Kathy Pace, Secretary
417-682-3875 (home)
Term ends February 2017

Barb Thrasher, Treasurer
thrahserb@sbcglobal.net
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

Ted Frieden
417-682-3709 (home)
417-214-0276 (cell)
tfrieden54@gmail.com
Term ends February 2017

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

Eric Lawrence
Term ends February 2017

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

Chad McCulloch
ChadRMcCulloch@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Marshall Miller
marshall_goats@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

Bradley Morgan
417-682-6388 (home)
417-214-5891 (cell)
bmorganfarms@gmail.com
Term ends February 2017

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

Dale Robertson
417-682-2549 (home)
Term ends February 2017

Belinda Shoff
417-682-2464 (home)
Term ends February 2017

Sondra Smith
417-842-3433 (home)
weststarfarmer@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Dennis Wilson
County Commissioner
Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 127

Senate

District 31