JOHNSON COUNTY — The University of Missouri Extension Johnson County recently hosted an election to select council members to serve a two-year term. Newly elected council members include LaDonna List, Northeast District; AnJanell Parsons, Southeast District; Taryn Hinds, Southwest District; Connie Simmons, Northwest District; Jordan Snapp, At-Large; and Allison Bolt, At-Large.
Also newly appointed to the council for 2022-23 are Judy Wolter, Master Gardeners; Kasey Johnson-Atkins, 4-H Council; and Macie Remington, 4-H Council.
New members began their term on March 1 and were recently installed at the Extension’s Annual Meeting. Election of officers for 2022-23 were held at that time. Elected as Chair was Bolt, Vice Chair Leo Watson, Secretary Simmons and Treasurer Kotey Bennett.
Three individuals were recognized as being named to the University of Missouri Extension Honor Roll for community leaders who have excelled in supporting or co-teaching named programs. Recognized were Bill Gable, Melissa Gower, and Tina Venable, who was unable to attend.
Outgoing members were recognized for their years of service and dedication in fulfilling the mission of Missouri Extension. Those members leaving the Council are Larry Purcell, Dale Jarman, Sandra Streit, Alicia McKay, Melissa Gower, Ashley Duncan, Whitney Fleming, Gil Alligood, Kasey Koetting, and Blake Reed.
Council membership is open to all citizens through the election process as established by Missouri law. They provide oversight and guidance for all University of Missouri Extension programs conducted in Johnson County, including agriculture, 4-H and youth programs, community economic development, human environmental sciences, and others. University of Missouri Extension brings the resources of the University to the people of Johnson County.
The Extension Center is located at 135 W. Market St. in Warrensburg. For more information, call 660-747-3193.
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