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 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

Danny Bowling, Chair
417-466-2783 (home)
dbowling68@centurytel.net
Term ends February 2018

Forrest Thompson, Vice Chair
417-316-0296 (home)
Term ends February 2019

Jeanne Jones, Secretary
jones_jeanne@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Denise Massie, Treasurer
417-316-0072 (home)
mdmjmassie@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

County extension council members

Robert Bellis
rwbellis@gmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Kirstin Bloss
417-229-2496 (home)
docbloss@gmail.com
Term ends February 2019

David Botts
davidbotts@centurylink.net
Term ends February 2018

Doug Bowerman
417-452-3598 (home)
Term ends February 2019

Anna Bowles
417-452-2786 (home)
ankyle2010@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Kristina Callison
4173102267 (home)
agteacherkris@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Ted Dorton
417-669-3670 (home)
pdorton@windstream.net
Term ends February 2019

Nicole Dotson
417-258-7663 (home)
sundotnic@aol.com
Term ends February 2018

James Freiburger
417-498-6789 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Shane Jackson
Term ends February 2018

Linda Jelinek
417-236-4800 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Steven Kleiboeker
Term ends February 2019

Kimberly Roberts
417-737-0977 (home)
cowgirlcat@live.com
Term ends February 2018

Michael Schubert
417-793-1293 (home)
schubertwelding@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Jim Shepherd
ssfpoultry@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

Robert Smith
417-849-1164 (cell)
robbie.smith@simmonsfirst.com
Term ends February 2018

Brittany Wilson
Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 157
District 158

Senate

District 29