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 Jasper County Extension Council meets on the first Tuesday of the month at the extension office. The full council meets at 7 p.m. on the first Tuesday of February, April, June, August, October and December. The executive council meets at 7:30 a.m. on the first Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September and November. The public is invited. We recommend calling ahead to confirm time and location.

County extension council officers

Peter Carter, Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Sherri Garvin, Vice Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Vickie Flenniken, Secretary
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Tom Flanigan, Treasurer
County Commissioner
417-358-2729 (home)
tflanigan@ecarthage.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

Carl Burton
Farm Bureau
417-394-9173 (home)
carljeanburton@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Debbie Carter
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Rosann Chapman
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Bill Chapman
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Andy Cloud
City Representative
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Mick Cooley
417-358-7331 (home)
mickdebbie.cooley@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Debbie Cooley
417-358-7331 (home)
mickdebbie.cooley@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Andrea Cullers
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Kyle Garvin
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Crystal Gordon
cgordon417@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Barbara Hunter
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Gail Kreutzer
417-388-3919 (cell)
kreutzerg@carthagetigers.org
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Clint Lambeth
City Representative
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Karen Latimer
kdlatimer46@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Mary Jo Little
mary.jo.little@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Dan McCreary
City Representative
417-529-4040 (cell)
mccreary.dan@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Waylon Miller
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Sarah Miller
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Dorothy Shull
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Sandy Swingle
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Steve Wardlow
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 161
District 127
District 162
District 163

Senate

District 32