Cowley Extension Council
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 2018 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.
2019 Extension Council
|4-H Youth Development||Family & Consumer Sciences||Agriculture and Natural Resources||Community Development|
|Jessie Bradley||Ruth Bumgarner||Justin Brazle||Will Abernathy|
|Craig Depenbusch||Janet Davidson||Phillip Bruce||Brian Biddle|
|Angie Krepps||Liz Lawrence||Russ Gottlob||James Jirak|
|Amanda Mugler||Stephanie Mackey||Mike Legako||Grady Martin|
|Sarah Tatum||Rocio Peirce||Daryl Long||Craig Pringle|
|Brett Thomson||Julie Swanson||Bill Mueller||Sarah 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.
2019 Extension Council Executive Board
Chair - Mike Legako
Vice Chair - James Jirak
Treasurer - Bill Mueller
Secretary - Stephanie Mackey
Members - Will Abernathy, Jessie Bradley, Phillip Bruce, Julie Swanson, Brett Thomson
In 2019, monthly Extension Council Executive Board meetings have been scheduled for the first Tuesday 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.
2020 Extension Council Election
The 2020 Extension Council Election will be held Saturday, November 23 at 4:30 p.m. in Winfield, KS. The Extension Council Election is open to all registered voters who reside in Cowley County.
4-H Youth Development Candidates
|Family and Consumer Sciences Candidates||Agriculture and Natural Resources Candidates||Community Development Candidates|
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. 4/3/2018)
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)
PA System Policy (2007)