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)
- Kacie Haag
- Don Robbins
- Terry Bruce - Vice-Chair (2022-2023)
- Jan Ridgely
- Julie Clodfelter
- Rhiannon Anderson
- Haleigh Buchanan
- Tonya Potts
- Justine Basnett - Secretary (2022-2023)
- Paul Bruinsma
- Sara McGehee
For contact information please contact Tara Buerster, County Director at 618-445-2934 or by email at email@example.com.
Extension Council Agendas
Extension Council Minutes
Minutes 1-24-2023 (Draft - Pending Council Approval)
Council Meeting Dates
Below are the Extension Council meeting dates for 2022-23. Meetings are held at the Edwards County Extension Office (350 N 7th Street, Albion) unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 - 5:30 PM - Edwards County Farm Bureau Meeting Room (15 S Fifth Street, Albion) - Holiday meal at 5:30 p.m. with Unit staff, followed by Business meeting at 6:15 p.m.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 5:30 PM
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 - 5:30 PM - Edwards County Farm Bureau Meeting Room (15 S Fifth Street, Albion)