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 Caldwell County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the second Thursday of every other month. Meetings in January, March, May, July, September and November are at the Caldwell County Courthouse, Kingston. The public is invited. Call ahead to confirm time and location.

County extension council officers

Jerry Cook, Chair
MFA
816-284-2535 (cell)
JRJCOOK@yahoo.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Jesse Pratt, Vice Chair
Agriculture
816-465-1717 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Joni Loxterman, Secretary
(479) 366-5451 (home)
479-366-5451 (cell)
bargercowgirl@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

Jonathan Abbott
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Dale Akey
Farm Bureau
(816) 632-8188 (cell)
akeyfarms8188@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Rebecca Arlene Bowen
816-288-9633 (home)
816-288-9633 (cell)
bbowen82@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Phillip Cox
816-583-4337 (home)
816-465-0137 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Jerry Creason
MFA
816-863-4484 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Jack Critchfield
Agriculture
660-255-4168 (home)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Megan Gazaway
801-787-3127 (cell)
meg@missouriquiltco.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Bud Motsinger
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 008

Senate

District 21