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.

University of Missouri Extension Council meets on the first Tuesday night of every month at the Kennett Airport Authority Board Room.

County extension council officers

Emily Modlin, Chair
573-888-4518 (home)
emily.modlin@ded.mo.gov
Term ends February 2018

Linda Lesslie, Vice Chair
573-448-3552 (home)
573-276-7136 (cell)
l_lesslie@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2019

Sherry McClelland, Secretary
Term ends February 2019

Chris Kaiser, Treasurer
Term ends February 2019

County extension council members

Keith Champlin
Term ends February 2019

Carol Keys
Term ends February 2019

Theresa Martinez
Term ends February 2019

Carl McDaniel
Term ends February 2019

Susan Moore
Term ends February 2019

Hillary Moore
Term ends February 2019

Jacob Nelson
Term ends February 2019

Danny Ray
Term ends February 2019

Sandy Self
573-276-8262 (home)
sandy.self@umos.org
Term ends February 2018

Jim Shepard
Term ends February 2019

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 150
District 152

Senate

District 25