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.
Our Unit Council membership has representation from each of the counties we serve.
- Kelley Biggs
- Doug Raber
- Michelle Pillar
- Jim Brewer - Chair (2022-2023)
- Megan Rinsch
- Terry Bruce - Vice-Chair (2022-2023)
- Jan Ridgely
- Julie Clodfelter
- Haleigh Buchanan
- Tonya Potts
- Justine Basnett - Secretary (2022-2023)
- Paul Bruinsma
- Lily Simpson
For contact information please contact Tara Buerster, County Director at 618-445-2934 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Extension Council Agendas
Extension Council Minutes
Minutes 3-28-2023 (Draft - Pending County Approval)
Council Meeting Dates
Below are the Extension Council meeting dates for 2023-2024. Meetings are held at the Edwards County Farm Bureau Community Meeting Room (15 S. 5th Street, Albion) unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, November 28, 2023 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, March 26, 2024 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - 5:30 PM