Become a Council Member

DO YOU WANT TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN IN YOUR COMMUNITY?

  • Council members believe in education; understand what people need; care about their community.
  • Council members work with decision makers, build relationships, and help select extension educational opportunities to address local issues.
  • Council members are advocates, stewards, and everyday citizens who link people with life-changing programs.
  • You can be the link.

HOW TO BEGIN

About Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

RECRUITMENT MATERIALS

News Release - Extension Council Offers Opportunities to Educate and Serve (Word)

Extension Council Nominating Committee Process and Orientation

Importance of Diversity - Nominating Committee and County Extension Council 

Extension Council Nominating Composition Analysis Form (Excel)

Sample Letter of Invitation - Council Nomination (Word)

Clip council recruitment flier

Extension Council Recruitment Flier. Download and print the flier to start the conversation with potential candidates and leave with them. 

Guide to Success booklet. Share the PDF version or contact your regional director for a booklet copy. This booklet is intended to give county extension council members an understanding of the Cooperative Extension Service and the many partnerships, roles, and responsibilities each partner fulfills.