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Cowley Extension Council

The Extension Council Election will be held at Baden Square Community Center, 700 Gary Street in Winfield from 5-6:30 p.m.(north hallway) on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
All Cowley County residents ages 18 and older are eligible to vote. Twelve members will be elected to the Extension Council to serve on Program Development Committees. View the candidate bios here.


The Cowley County Extension Council is comprised of 24 county members that are elected to four Program Development Areas. The four program areas are Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Development. Below is a table listing the 2017 Cowley County Extension Council Members. Elections are held each fall for 12 of these positions. Each person serves a two year term. View this video to learn more about Program Development Committees.

4-H Youth Development      Family & Consumer Sciences      Agriculture and Natural Resources      Community Development   
Beau BaileyShirley Douglas

Roger Black

Brian Biddle
Brett BrownLiz LawrenceBrad BryantMarian Hedges
Craig DepenbuschStephanie MackeyCarrol CampbellGrady Martin
Angie KreppsJulie McClureMike LegakoCraig Pringle
Amanda MuglerRocco PeirceDarrel LongDustin Quint
Todd Shepherd Julie SwansonRodney SmithSarah Werner

Nine members from the Extension Council are elected each year at the annual meeting to serve on the Cowley County Extension Council Executive Board.  The Executive Board meets monthly and conducts the business of the Extension Office.  They oversee the financial aspects of the Extenison office as well as employ agents to staff the office.  The Executive Board is comprised of  a chairman, vice chairman, secretary, treasurer and 5 members.  All four program development committees must be represented on the Executive Board.  


2017 Extension Council Executive Board 

Chair - Beau Bailey
Vice Chair - Todd Shepherd
Treasurer - Roger Black
Secretary - Shirley Douglas
Members - Brett Brown, Carrol Campbell, Marian Hedges, Mike Legako, Julie Swanson

The regular board meeting is first Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Cowley County Courthouse, Extension Assembly Room.  Location and date may change, please call (620) 221-5450 to confirm.

Upcoming meetings:

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m. - Annual Meeting


Annual Meeting/Reports

2016 Annual Meeting - December 1, 2016



Co-Wordmark Policy (9/20/2017)

Cowley County 4-H Volunteer Screening Policy (9/7/2017)

Cowley County 4-H Financial Policy (9/4/2014)

Grievance Request (Rev. 5/7/2015; 1/8/2014)

Public Comment Policy (11/2013)

Grant Request Policy (7/2013, 1/2014)

Vehicle Use Policy (11/30/11)

Trailer Use Policies - Shooting Sports Trailer (5/23/07) & 4-H Fair Trailer (4/25/07)

Transportation to Events Policy (2007)

Use of Technology Equipment Policy (2007)

PA System Policy (2007)