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 Johnson County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the extension center. Meetings are open to the public.

Extension council members

Chairman
Kevin Buckstead, Agriculture
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
buckstead@kcweb.net
816-732-4986 (H)
8163451856 (C)
Vice Chairman
Leo Watson
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
firebird@iland.net
6605632644 (H)
6605630197 (C)
Secretary
Amy Kephart
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
Amy.Kephart@umb.com
660-238-0356 (C)
Treasurer
Lindel Jones
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
6607479386 (H)
6609093716 (C)
Other members
Leslie Bayless
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
elsieb58@gmail.com
(H)
6609091024 (C)
Sharri Carter
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
mandscarter@centurylink.net
6607475377 (H)
Kevin Collins
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2017
 
Patty Cox
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
pcox@leeton.k12.mo.us
660-351-1589 (C)
Joye Fitzgerald
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
fitzf7@aol.com
816-288-9868 (H)
816-288-9868 (C)
Shea Fitzgerald
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2016
h8fitshe@gmail.com
Kelly Fleming
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
 
Bill Gabel
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2016
 
Sharon Gobber
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2017
 
Carl Harlan
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
carlkarolh14@embarqmail.com
6607476902 (H)
Sofia Metcalf
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
sofiametcalf@hotmail.com
660-429-2410 (H)
Zachary Parsons
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2016
 
Debbie Parsons
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
 
Sarah Smidt
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2016
 
Sandra Streit
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2017
Streithouse@gmail.com
Bill Thoms
Elected Member, Term Ends February 2016
bcthoms@gmail.com
6608646222 (C)
Stephanie White
Appointed Member, Term Ends February 2016
 

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