Extension Council

The Extension Council is authorized by the University of Illinois Board of Trustees, in accordance with state law, to be actively involved in the operation of University of Illinois Extension.  Extension Councils cooperate with Extension staff in planning, promoting, developing, implementing, evaluating, and financing an Extension program designed to meet the needs, interests, and resources of the local communities served.


Carroll County
Marcia Zell, Mt. Carroll
Deeann Kramer, Thomson

Lee County
Melissa Feit, Dixon
Jennifer Lang, Dixon
Emily Zimmerman, Dixon
Eileen Piper, Amboy

Whiteside County
Gordon Kelm, Tampico
Teresa Galloway, Galt
AJ Segneri, Sterling
Mark Ward, Prophetstown
Abbey DeShane, Erie
Cilvia Rivera, Sterling


Extension council meetings will take place at 12923 Lawrence Rd. Sterling, IL 61081 on the following dates. Please click on date for agenda. A Zoom link option is available upon request.

February 7, 2022

April 18, 2022

September 26, 2022

November 7, 2022

February 13, 2023

April 17, 2023

September 19, 2023

November 6, 2023


Minutes | April 17, 2023

Minutes | Feb 13, 2023

Minutes | Sept 26, 2022

Fiscal Year 2022 Minutes

Fiscal Year 2021 Minutes

Fiscal Year 2020 Minutes

Fiscal Year 2019 Minutes