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 Lawrence County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday in February, April, June, August, October and December. The public is invited.

County extension council officers

Karl Wilke, Chair
417-285-6615 (home)
Term ends February 2017

Marty Blevins, Farm Bureau, Vice Chair
417-452-2344 (home)
Term ends February 2016

Brittany Wilson, City Representative, Secretary
wilsob12@lpha.mopublic.org
Term ends February 2016

Danny Bowling, Treasurer
417-466-2783 (home)
Term ends February 2016

County extension council members

Robert Bellis
rwbellis@gmail.com
Term ends February 2017

David Botts, County Commissioner
davidbotts@centurylink.net
Term ends February 2016

Shelly Brown
417-440-8783 (home)
brown-201@peoplepc.com
Term ends February 2017

Nicole Dotson
sundotnic@aol.com
Term ends February 2016

Jack Gilliam
417-439-6101 (home)
gilliamjack@ymail.com
Term ends February 2017

Jeanne Jones
jones_jeanne@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2017

Jennifer Kingsley
417-316-0313 (home)
mj2289@millertel.net
Term ends February 2017

Melissa Kleiboeker
Term ends February 2016

Harold Lampe
hlampe@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2016

Linda McCann
417-264-1039 (home)
shineingcrossfarm@aol.com
Term ends February 2016

Maclain Rapp
hdhoops41@icloud.com
Term ends February 2017

Kimberly Roberts
Term ends February 2016

Steve Ruscha
417-678-2278 (home)
Term ends February 2016

Jim Shepherd
Term ends February 2016

Lisa Wilken
lwilken@jackhenry.com
Term ends February 2017

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 157
District 158

Senate

District 29