Extension Council

Meetings and Agendas

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. The unit 7 Extension Council meets four times per year.

The 2023-2024 schedule is as follows:

  • August 22, 2023, Woodhull Town Hall, 150 North Division |  5:30 p.m. light supper, 6 – 7 p.m. meeting
  • October 17, 2023 via Zoom 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • February 20, 2024 via Zoom 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.                                                          
  • April 16, 2024 via Zoom 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.                

If you would like to make a public comment, inquiries need to be made 24 hours in advance to County Director Jenny Garner via telephone at (309) 756-9978 or by email at:  jsgarnr@illinois.edu

Meeting Agendas and Approved Extension Council Minutes:

Council Members

Henry, Mercer, Rock Island & Stark Counties Extension Council Members:
Catherine Bass, Silvis
John Bowser, Kewanee
Barbara Chiles, Aledo
Dave Dyer, Galva
Jared Johnson, Rock Island
Kyle McEwen, Aledo
Jill Milroy, Kewanee
Bob Mueller, Toulon
Dawn Temple, Milan

Youth Council Members:
Logan Goerks, Wyoming
Jack Jungmann, Little York
Sydney Poppy, Lynn Center
Anna Tylor, Sherrard