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

Council resource toolbox

The council resource toolbox is designed to assist council members and officers to best carry out their office duties and serve the constituents that they represent.

Please contact the Texas County Extension Center (417) 967-4545 to find out when the next Texas County Extension Council meeting will be. The meetings are held at the extension center. Meetings are open to the public.

County extension council officers

Elaine Campbell, Chair
decamcoinc@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Allen Moss, Vice Chair
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Marie Lasater, Secretary/Treasurer
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

County extension council members

Austin Bathon
austin.bathon@swcd.mo.gov
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

John Casey
commision@texascountymissouri.gov
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Laura Crowley
crowleylj@yahoo.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Katie Mutzebaugh
tcfdirector@gmail.com
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2020

Robert Rouse
robert.rouse@mo.usda.gov
Appointed member                             Term ends February 2020

Jackie Smith
Jackie.Smith@lpha.mo.gov
Elected member                                 Term ends February 2021

Missouri elected officials serving this county

House

District 142

Senate

District 33