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 Ralls County Extension Council meets the fourth Thursday of the month in the Courthouse basement meeting room. You can call the extension center for meeting times and agenda at 573-985-3911.

County extension council officers

Laurie Means, Vice Chair
573-985-7891 (home)
573-248-9362 (cell)
meansl@outlook.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Janine Stephenson, Secretary
573-406-5228 (cell)
garyandjanine@yahoo.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

John Freiling, Jr., Treasurer
573-248-4272 (cell)
johnfreiling@adams.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

Gary Fowler
573-594-3179 (home)
gfowler@vf.k12.mo.us
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Adam Gatson
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

R. C. Harlow
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Joy Hoyt
573-373-2191 (home)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Kyla Ingram
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Albert Kennett
573-248-6947 (cell)
Kennetta@missouri.edu
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Houston Lugena
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Linda Miller
573-541-1056 (cell)
lkmiller227@yahoo.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Adria Palmer
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Charles Paschal
573-221-5977 (home)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Vickie Rouse
573-406-4261 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Leota Shoemyer
573-735-2773 (home)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Cindy Simpson
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Carolyn Trower
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Dave Zeiger
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 040

Senate

District 18