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 Macon County Extension Council meets 7 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the extension center. The public is invited.

County extension council officers

Carol Burstert, Chair
cburstert@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Michael Chambers, Vice Chair
660-349-0680 (cell)
maconchambs@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Lori Nelson, Secretary
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Leigh Ann Grant, Treasurer
lgrantengle@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

County extension council members

Darrell Akins
660-651-3235 (cell)
dakins@shydenstricker.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Steve Coulson
660-651-8788 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Allie Foster
573-406-4451 (cell)
alliefoster14@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Russell Kohl
660-395-5459 (home)
660-415-7295 (cell)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Mark Rash
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Christy Riekeberg
660-342-2185 (cell)
c.riekeberg@hotmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2019

Fred Siebert
Farm Bureau
fredsiebert@sbcglobal.net
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Kevin Souther
County Commissioner
660-486-3201 (home)
ksouther2014@gmail.com
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2019

Joshua Turnmire
660-676-6119 (cell)
jmcattle@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Thomas Wieberg
662-385-6346 (home)
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 006

Senate

District 18