County Extension Council

The elected Extension Council is the grass roots governing body for the Cooperative Extension System. As part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Cerro Gordo County council works in partnership with local citizens, Iowa State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to carry the land-grant mission beyond the campus in Ames. The Cerro Gordo County Extension Council are elected by the voters of Cerro Gordo County and serve four year terms.
The duties of a council member include hiring county staff, managing the county extension budget and helping select programming.
What is the role of a County Extension Council Member?
• They represent their county – they bring an understanding of local issues to important decisions about educational opportunities.
• They bring significant programs to their county and region that help people solve critical issues affecting their lives.
• They represent Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and act on our behalf locally.
• They have the responsibility to be a good steward of taxpayer dollars.
• They provide mentoring and leadership for county paid staff.
• They agree to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, including regularly attending council meeting.
Cerro Gordo County Extension Council Meetings are held the last Monday of each month and open to the public. Cerro Gordo County residents are invited to attend and allowed to make comments at the start of the meeting.
Cerro Gordo County Extension Council Members:

 

Dean Weber 
 

Chair
Term Expires:  2021                
 

Linda Schluter
 

Secretary
Term Expires:  2020                 
 

Sterling Young
 

Vice-Chair
Term Expires:  2021                 
 

William L. Cody
 

Treasurer 
Term Expires:  2020                 
 

Kris Kramer
 

Council Member
Term Expires:  2021                   
 

Arlene Noss
 

Council Member
Term Expires:  2021                           
 

Brenda Harris
 

Council Member
Term Expires:  2021                             
 

Eric Arthur
 

Council Member
Term Expires:  2020                             
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