County extension councils

In all 114 Missouri counties, an MU county extension council, comprised of elected and appointed citizens, guides local educational programming. County council members are partners in the entire educational process, from needs assessment through program implementation and evaluation of outcomes.

Council members

  • Work with regional 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.

Tools for councils

County Council Recruitment and Nomination Brochure
Download: An Invitation for You to Participate: University of Missouri Extension council members make a positive difference in our communities (PUB)
(MS Publisher should be customized for your county.)




Tony DeLong
County Council Coordinator
Phone: 573-882-4592