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 Howell County Extension Council meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of the month at the extension center. The council normally does not meet in July and December. The public is invited.

County extension council officers

Jared Barr, Chair
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Brad McKee, Vice Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Patty Orchard, Secretary
417-934-1174 (home)
417-247-7146 (cell)
jlopdo8@hotmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

County extension council members

Bryan Adcock
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Robbie Beavers
417-293-2836 (cell)
bbblivestock@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Greg Brown
lfsranchwp@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Mark Bunch
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Weston Gant
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Julie Hart
hartfamilyeyecare@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Regan Hughston
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Carol Johnson
carol@brocawbearing.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Kent Kelley
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Steve Privette
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Larry Rothermich
417-293-5780 (cell)
larryrothermich@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Billy Sexton
417-257-4595 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 142
District 154

Senate

District 33