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 Lewis County Extension Council meets every 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm.

County extension council officers

Lea Rash, Chair
660-216-5374 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Danielle Garner, Vice Chair
dladams1987@live.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Kaley Bozarth, Secretary
MFA
boonekaley@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Carroll Hoffman, Treasurer
Cattlemen's Association
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

County extension council members

Lezlie Durst
660-341-9082 (home)
660-341-9082 (cell)
ldurst@canton.k12.mo.us
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Keli Geisendorfer
kgeisendorfer@lewis.k12.mo.us
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Larraleigh Hetzler
larraleigh@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Joe Iliff
drjoe@cantonvetclinic.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Aron Knoche
660-216-8603 (cell)
atrey91@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Wayne Murphy, Jr.
waynemurphyjr@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Jesse Porter
573-406-9434 (cell)
jesseporter2014@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Martha Roberts
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Linda Williams
573-288-3135 (home)
573-795-7662 (cell)
lindannw@hotmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 004

Senate

District 18