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 Daviess County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at the extension office. The meeting is open to the public.

County extension council officers

Jayla Smith, Chair
City Representative
660-425-1421 (cell)
jsmith@trico.K12.mo.us
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Raymond Heldenbrand, Vice Chair
Master Gardener
660-749-5673 (home)
660-663-5592 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Melinda Uthe, Secretary
660-749-5860 (home)
573-489-3635 (cell)
MelindaUthe@windstream.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2017

Alicia Chrisman, Treasurer
4-H
660-663-5185 (cell)
aliciachrisman@yahoo.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

County extension council members

Marcia Bird
660-663-9672 (home)
marcia.bBird@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2016

Carl Carder
County Commissioner
660-663-3106 (home)
660-334-0857 (cell)
ccarder@grundyec.net
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Frank Dunnington
MFA
660-663-2965 (home)
660-663-7113 (cell)
jfdunn@windstream.net
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Eben Estes
660-663-3768 (home)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2016

Ginger Harlow
660-663-2495 (home)
660-663-5170 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2017

Terry Jarboe
Agriculture
660-605-3513 (cell)
Jarboe@Windstream.net
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Lori McLaughlin
660-749-5660 (home)
loriannmc@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2016

James Teegarden
4-H
660-645-2554 (home)
660-425-5613 (cell)
teebob37@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2016

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 002

Senate

District 12