County extension council

The county extension council, comprised of elected and appointed citizens, is a full partner with Missouri's land-grant universities to deliver high-quality education and research-based information that helps people solve real-world problems and take advantage of opportunities.

Council members:

  • Work with extension specialists to provide the county educational program
  • Manage finances of local extension operations
  • Provide personnel to carry out extension activities
  • Elect and organize the local extension council

Meetings are held at the Franklin County Extension Office in Union, MO. The meeting is open to the public.

County extension council officers

Bob Buxton, Chair
636-285-5228 (home)
636-234-4982 (cell)
rbuxton1943@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Sue Koch, Vice Chair
573-627-3359 (home)
573-368-6921 (cell)
kochgang@fidnet.com
Term ends February 2018

Wendy Bardot, Secretary
636-629-6026 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Bill Dewert, Treasurer
636-583-8216 (home)
636-234-5269 (cell)
wdewert@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2018

County extension council members

Gerard Aholt
Term ends February 2018

Timothy Baker
636-575-9609 (cell)
icetab34@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

Robert Bardot, Jr.
636-629-7685 (home)
314-808-6262 (cell)
robanddi1023@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Pam Broeker
636-358-2696 (cell)
broeker5@yahoo.com
Term ends February 2018

David Freitag
Term ends February 2018

Karen Gerlemann
573-484-4005 (home)
Term ends February 2018

Josh Grodie
314-605-7364 (cell)
Term ends February 2018

Ben Holdmeyer
636-221-4974 (cell)
bigbenholdmeyer001@hotmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Lee Kassebaum
573-459-6525 (home)
573-934-1927 (cell)
lakmak@fidnet.com
Term ends February 2018

Trisha Kuenzel
636-390-3416 (cell)
tkuenzel@yhti.net
Term ends February 2018

Jeff Maune
314-808-1122 (cell)
jmaune@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2018

Judy McDonald
573-205-9697 (cell)
eieio@fidnet.com
Term ends February 2018

Don Northington
636-239-6992 (home)
donaldnorthington@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2018

William Placht
636-432-2702 (cell)
Term ends February 2018

Glenda Schroeder
636-239-7924 (home)
636-221-1863 (cell)
rgss2329@sbcglobal.net
Term ends February 2018

Erica Schwoeppe
636-388-1514 (cell)
schwoeppefarms@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Tim Stahlman
636-583-7926 (home)
636-358-6227 (cell)
Stahlman@hughes.net
Term ends February 2018

Hannah Thomeczek
573-578-1173 (cell)
hannahthomeczek@gmail.com
Term ends February 2018

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 061
District 109
District 110
District 119

Senate

District 26