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.
Members of Extension Councils contribute immeasurably to the effectiveness of University of Illinois Extension by helping identify local needs, develop/implement programs and secure resources for projects that address our state's most pressing issues.
If you are interested in bringing your unique perspective to the Franklin-Jackson-Perry-Randolph-Williamson Extension Council, please contact Lynn Heins at (618) 687-1727. University of Illinois Extension is dedicated to the most fundamental principles of academic freedom, equality of opportunity, and human dignity. All decisions involving clientele and employees are based on individual merit and are free from invidious discrimination in all its forms.
The 2019/2020 Extension Council Members include:
Mary Beth Long
Special thanks to these 2018/2019 Extension Council Members who dedicate their time and talents to the mission of University of Illinois Extension:
2019/2020 Council Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Minutes
September 16, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Franklin County Extension Office
1212 Rt. 14 West, Benton, IL 62812
November 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Jackson County Extension Office
402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966
*No minutes available as meeting was cancelled due to weather.
January 13, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Perry County Extension Office
3764 State Rt. 13/127 Room 110, Pinckneyville, IL 62274
March 16, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Randolph County Extension Office
313 W. Belmont St., Sparta, IL 62286
*No minutes available as meeting was cancelled due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions.
June 1, 2020 at 2pm
In accordance with the open meetings act during COVID-19 social distancing, this meeting will be held via Zoom.
2018/2019 Council Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Minutes
September 17, 2018 at 6 p.m. - Franklin County Extension Office
November 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. - Jackson County Extension Office
January 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. - Perry County Extension Office
March 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. - Randolph County Extension Office