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 Lawrence County Extension Council meets at 7 p.m. on the first Monday in February, April, June, August, October and December. The public is invited.

County extension council officers

Forrest Thompson, Chair
417-316-0296 (home)
Term ends February 2019

Kristina Callison, Vice Chair
4173102267 (home)
agteacherkris@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Jeanne Jones, Secretary
jones_jeanne@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Denise Massie, Treasurer
417-316-0072 (home)
mdmjmassie@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2020

County extension council members

Robert Bellis
rwbellis@gmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Kirstin Bloss
417-229-2496 (home)
docbloss@gmail.com
Term ends February 2019

David Botts
davidbotts@centurylink.net
Term ends February 2020

Doug Bowerman
417-452-3598 (home)
Term ends February 2019

Anna Bowles
417-452-2786 (home)
ankyle2010@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Ted Dorton
417-669-3670 (home)
pdorton@windstream.net
Term ends February 2019

Carol Durbin
417-235-6887 (home)
Term ends February 2019

James Freiburger
417-498-6789 (home)
Term ends February 2020

Jon Holmes
785-241-9379 (cell)
jholmes@auroramo.gov
Term ends February 2020

Shane Jackson
Term ends February 2020

Linda Jelinek
417-236-4800 (home)
Term ends February 2020

Steven Kleiboeker
Term ends February 2019

Rusty Mulford
417-236-4447 (home)
rustymulford@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2020

Nathan Schoen
Term ends February 2020

Michael Schubert
417-793-1293 (home)
schubertwelding@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2019

Jamie Ware
jlware09@gmail.com
Term ends February 2020

Brandon Wormington
brandonwormington@gmail.com
Term ends February 2020

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 157
District 158

Senate

District 29