Extension Council

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach serves 99 county campuses, connecting the needs of Iowans with Iowa State University research and resources. We provide education and partnerships designed to solves today's problems and prepare for the future.

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

Council Members

(Number) is the year the term expires

  • Leland Hathaway
    (2026)
    Chair
    Turin, IA
  • Brian Hobbs
    (2026)
    Vice Chair
    Whiting, IA
  • Katie Kelley
    (2024)
    Secretary
    Blencoe, IA
  • Laura Neldeberg
    (2024)
    Treasurer
    Whiting, IA
  • Rosa Lynch
    (2026)
    Onawa, IA
  • Julie Miller
    (2026)
    Onawa, IA
  • Eric Nichols
    (2024)
    Whiting, IA
  • Bruce Parker
    (2024)
    Smithland, IA
  • Brent Watkins
    (2026)
    Moorhead, IA