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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 current 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.

2021 Extension Council 

4-H Youth Development      Family & Consumer Sciences      Agriculture and Natural Resources      Community Development   
Jessie BradleyJanet DavidsonJustin BrazleWill Abernathy
Mary EnderudCarol GalliartPhillip BruceRose Anstine
Amanda JenningsLaura HegerJim McClungBeau Bailey
Gaye MackeyJessica JonesKent MillerJames Jirak
Todd ShepherdKacey PrestonBill MuellerJaime McGee
Brett ThomsonJulie WilsonWill TatumJulie VonBon

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 Extension 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.  


20201 Extension Council Executive Board 

Chair - Beau Bailey
Vice Chair - James Jirak
Treasurer - Bill Mueller
Secretary - Kacey Preston
Members - Will Abernathy, Jessie Bradley, Phillip Bruce, Kent Miller, Brett Thomson

Monthly Extension Council Executive Board meetings are 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.

Annual Meeting/Reports

2020 Annual Meeting - December 1, 2020

2019 Annual Meeting - December 3, 2019

2018 Annual Meeting - December 4, 2018

2017 Annual Meeting - December 7, 2017

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. 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)

Transportation to Events Policy (2007)

Use of Technology Equipment Policy (2007)

PA System Policy (2007)

4-H Livestock Tagging Policy (2021)