Extension councils

State Extension Council

The University of Missouri Extension State Council promotes the common interest of county councils through:

  • Support for research and extension programs of the University of Missouri and Lincoln University at all levels of government
  • Disseminate information on the need for and advantage of research and extension.

University of Missouri Extension State Council is comprised of individuals who currently serve or have served on a county extension council and are elected by regional extension councils.

University of Missouri Extension State Council meets the second Friday of each month.

MU Extension District Option information

  Updated Jan. 11, 2013 

  District proposal brief (PDF) 
  A summary and explanation of the proposal

  Senate Bill  9 (PDF)
   The text of the senate bill that was pre-filed on Dec. 1, 2012 for consideration by the 97th General Assembly

  District option PowerPoint (PPTX)
   PowerPoint presentation explaining the district option, intended for councils and stakeholders.

   Top ten reasons for council districts (PDF)
   Prepared by H.C. Russell, chair of the State Extension Council


State Council By-Laws, updated January 2013 (PDF)


Current members of the University of Missouri Extension State Council

H.C. Russell, Chair
4207 W. Ridge Trail Rd., Clark, MO  65243
(573) 876-5552
NE Region

Dolores Howard, Vice Chair of Operations
1435 Schwartz Lane, Farmington MO 63640
EC Region

Anita Hampton, Vice Chair of Communications
1310 E. 405th Rd., Bolivar, MO  65613
(417) 326-7884
WC Region

Glenn Coleman, Secretary
20325 S Coleman Rd., Peculiar, Mo 64078
WC Region

Carl Allison
3141 S. Ventura, Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 886-2840  carl-allison@sbcglobal.net
SW Region

Mike Bottom
PO Box 546, Cuba MO 65453
117 kneedeepfarms@gmail.com
EC Region

Brad Bradley
233 Savoy Drive, ST. Louis MO 63367
314-574-4081  bradbradley74@gmail.com
Urban Region (east)

Walter Carr
25035 Icarus Rd., Brookfield, Mo 64628
660-258-5346 lcfarmx@shighway.com
NE Region

Ronda Elfrink
HC 1, Box 3B, Leopold, MO 63760
(573) 238-4131  relfrink@clas.net
SE Region

Allan Garner
3808 S. Coachman Ct., Independence MO 64055
816-522-4639  allen@allengarnerlaw.com
Urban Region (west)

Paul Klossner
7050 3 B Road, Cedar Hill MO 63016
314-220-0274  cutetamale@yahoo.com
Urban Region (east)

Walter Martens
502 Cash Spring Rd., Ozark MO 65721
SW Region

Vivan Mason, UMEA Liaison
5803 County Road 302, Fulton MO 65251
573-642-0755  MasonV@misssouri

Ed Mobley
722 Barton, Doniphan MO 63935
573-776-4355  ejmobley@windstream.net
SE Region

Emily Paul, 4-H Council Liaison
Columbia, MO

Sallie Jo Potter
3697 CR 136, Bolckow, Mo 64427
816-390-7582  potterfarms@hotmail.com
NW Region

Vern Windsor
506 Northpoint  Ave, Liberty MO 64068
816-522-7570  vwindsor@kc.rr.com
Urban Region

Vacant position
NW Region



Tony DeLong
County Council Coordinator
E-mail: DeLongT@missouri.edu
Phone: 573-882-4592