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 Barry County Extension Council meets the first Thursday of the month at the historical courthouse on the square. Call ahead to confirm the day and time.

County extension council officers

Cody Epperly, Chair
cwepperly@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Jason Hudson, Vice Chair
jhudson6357@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Tracy Hudson, Secretary
(417) 538-9014 (home)
417-425-4766 (cell)
mdvfarms@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Marcia Moreland, Secretary
405-488-5272 (cell)
marciamorelandfarms@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Tressame Holtzman, Treasurer
tressame.holtzman@swcd.mo.gov
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

John Bishop
417-846-0010 (home)
johnnyrbishop@icloud.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Derek Couch
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Jake Davison
417-342-0866 (cell)
jakedavisonsvc@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Adam Gautney
417-835-5326 (home)
417-665-9695 (cell)
gotmilk.ag@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Suzan Harris
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Wayne Hendrix
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Jerry Henry
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

David Hudson
(417) 538-9014 (home)
(417) 425-8365 (cell)
mdvfARMS@GMAIL.COM
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

MaLinda King
417-235-6666 (home)
417-236-3454 (cell)
melinda6897@att.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Liz Reed
kizcaldwelldvm@gamil.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Bart Renkoski
417-632-4353 (home)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Gary Schad
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Vickie Senters
vsenters@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Barry Stuart
417-271-1047 (cell)
blstuart2@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Scott Swope
417-236-3308 (cell)
scott.swope@mo.usda.gov
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Terrell Varner
417-342-1929 (cell)
terrellandtonya@leru.net
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Cherry Warren
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 158

Senate

District 29