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
munzlinger_2006@hotmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2021

David Plant, Vice Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Lezlie Durst, Secretary
ldurst@canton.k12.mo.us
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Carroll Hoffman, Treasurer
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

County extension council members

Jessica Campen
jecmvd@mail.missouri.edu
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Tony Chancellor
achancellor@mfa-inc.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2021

Zachary Geisendorfer
zgeis87.zg@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Richard Kempe, III
kempeagri@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Aron Knoche
atrey91@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Patricia Mathieson
pmathieson@culver.edu
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Cole McCutchan
colemccutchan6614@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2021

Wayne Murphy, Jr.
waynemurphyjr@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2021

Jesse Porter
jesseporter2014@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

John Shannon
j_shannon05@hotmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Jason Vaughn
avaughn6306@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Linda Williams
lindannw@hotmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2021

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 004

Senate

District 18