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.

Cole County Extension Council Meetings are open to all unless otherwise publish for a closed meeting. The council meets on the first Thursday of the month, 5:30 p.m. at Cole County Extension Center. The annual dinner is in February, the location may change and a fee may be assessed for the meal. The September council meeting is held at the fairgrounds, to prepare for the Fall Festival. For more information, contact Cole County Extension at 573-634-2824.

County extension council officers

William Case, Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Jason Sullivan, Vice Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Jeff Hoelscher, Secretary
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

David Kiesling, Treasurer
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

County extension council members

Amy Bax
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Dennis Bening
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Larry Bishop
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Paula Bryan
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Robert Fluegge
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Robin Garrison
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Terence Groner
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Todd Higgins
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Brocke Laws
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Kris Leech
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Collette Linder
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Douglas Moeller
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Daniel Rice
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Laverna Riley
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Mark Schreiber
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Jenelle Schwieterman
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Cherri Williams
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Missouri elected officials serving this county

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