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.

Wright County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month at Laclede Electric Cooperative, 5900 Highway 5, Hartville.

County extension council officers

Denis Turner, Chair
417-741-7512 (home)
417-464-1843 (cell)
denlynturn@hotmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Rich Rosenkoetter, Vice Chair
417-741-6232 (home)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Lynn Turner, Secretary
417-741-7512 (home)
417-464-1843 (cell)
denlynturn@hotmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Lesa Bowers, Treasurer
lesabowers@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

Gene Bowers
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Susan Brooks
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Archie Daily
Farm Bureau
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

David Ellis
417-668-5743 (home)
417-926-2269 (cell)
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Ken Folsom
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Roscoe Griffin
417-668-0009 (home)
417-259-2011 (cell)
roscoegriffin@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Trena Harker
417-259-0323 (cell)
tharker@mg.k12.mo.us
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Sondra Mahoney
417-926-4280 (home)
417-259-4707 (cell)
sondrasuem@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

John Mitchell
417-668-5689 (home)
jmitch054@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Jennifer Morganthaler
jennifermorganthaler@missouristate.edu
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2018

Helen Sanders
417-741-7287 (home)
417-259-7616 (cell)
udrchaos@getgoin.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2018

Mike Sherman
County Commissioner
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 141

Senate

District 33