Extension Council

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The Howard County Extension Council is elected by the people of Howard County. The Howard County Extension Council, county staff, and ISU Extension and Outreach staff work together to provide research-based learning opportunities for our people. Through this partnership, we carry Iowa State University’s land-grant mission across Howard County. 

Council Members

(Number) is the year the term expires

  • Jim Zajicek
    (2026)
    Chair
    Protivin, IA
  • Sue Heimerdinger
    (2026)
    Secretary
    Lawler, IA
  • Brandon Mayer
    (2024)
    Treasurer
    Cresco, IA
  • Susan Easler
    (2024)
    Cresco, IA
  • Diana Huhe
    (2026)
    Cresco, IA
  • Dallas Linkenmeyer
    (2024)
    Riceville, IA
  • Brent Mehmert
    (2024)
    Lime Springs, IA
  • Dean Schwade
    (2024)
    Lime Springs, IA
  • Rhonda Vobr
    (2024)
    Cresco, IA