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Pottawatomie County

Extension Council

The County Extension Council is composed of 24 members. In Pottawatomie County they are elected at large. Six are elected in each of the four program areas, 4-H Youth Development, Community Development, Agriculture and home economics. Each one is elected to serve two years. If re-nominated, each may serve two, two-year terms if elected. These six members in each of 4 program areas are called Program Development Committees. All citizens of voting age are eligible to vote. The election is held in conjunction with the 4-H Achievement Ceremony in October.

At the annual meeting, the council elects from its own members, nine people to serve on the executive board, consisting of a chair, vice chair, secretary, treasurer and five other members. Each commissioner district and each of the four program development committees must represented on the executive board. The Executive Board oversees the function of the County Extension Office. Monthly meetings are held to hear agent reports, approved expenditures and give guidance to staff members.

** designates Executive Board Members

2019 Pottawatomie County Extension Council

Agriculture
Guy Peverley  **
Wamego
Nicole Harrison **
Onaga
Gayla Figge
Onaga
Jeff Ebert  **
St. George
Ivan Jones
Frankfort
Darrin Figge  **
Onaga
Family & Consumer Science
Tom Nelson  **
Olsburg
Beth Gaines
Westmoreland
Pat Weishaar
St. Marys
Clara Ebert
St. George 
Jody Havice
Wamego
Holly Oldberding
Wamego
4-H & Youth
Shelie Laflin
Olsburg
Joel DeRouchey  **
St. Marys
Jeff Jones
Wamego
Hans Hoeltzel  **
Olsburg
Michelle Dietrich  
Wamego
Kraig Kasselman
Olsburg
Community Development
Kellen Liebsch
Westmoreland
Todd Sheppard  **
Olsburg
Aaron Killingsworth
Westmoreland
Andrew Sylvester
Wamego
Todd Olson **
Olsburg
Jack Allston
Wamego