Serving Franklin, Jackson, Perry, Randolph and Williamson Counties

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:

Larry Alvarado

Amber Anderson

Sherri Corn

Ron Ferguson

Harvey Gillespie

Josh Gross

Beverly Harsy

Don Harsy

Greg Jones

Mary Beth Long

Ian Perkins

Lori Robertson

Sherri Wilson

 

Special thanks to these 2018/2019 Extension Council Members who dedicate their time and talents to the mission of University of Illinois Extension:  

Amber Anderson

Ricky Avery

Ron Ferguson

Jessica Grammer

Josh Gross

Beverly Harsy

Don Harsy

Shari Heine

Brenda Jones

Greg Jones

Jon McClurken

Ian Perkins

Lori Robertson

Michaela Stewart

Rick Whitecotton

Ruie Whitecotton

 

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

Agenda

Minutes

 

November 12, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Jackson County Extension Office 

402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL 62966

Agenda

*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

Agenda

 

March 16, 2020 at 6 p.m.

Randolph County Extension Office 

313 W. Belmont St., Sparta, IL 62286

 

May 18, 2020 at 6pm

Williamson County Extension Office

101-B E. Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959

 

2018/2019 Council Meeting Schedule, Agendas and Minutes

 

September 17, 2018 at 6 p.m. - Franklin County Extension Office

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Minutes

 

November 19, 2018 at 6 p.m. - Jackson County Extension Office

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Minutes

 

January 14, 2019 at 6 p.m. - Perry County Extension Office

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Minutes

 

March 18, 2019 at 6 p.m. - Randolph County Extension Office

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Minutes