Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Greene County Extension Council Election Results

Contact: David Burton, civic communication specialist
County Program Director - Greene County
Tel: (417) 881-8909

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The citizens of Greene County have elected eight new members to the University of Missouri Extension Council for Greene County. The final day of the election was Jan. 24, 2014 according to David Burton, county program director for Greene County Extension.

These eight new council members will serve a two year term on the council: Harold Bender, Springfield; Albert (Earl) Niewald, Springfield; Katie Steinhoff, Springfield; Kip Thompson, Springfield; Nancy Williams, Springfield; Parrish Witt, Bois D’Arc; Jan Wooten, Rogersville; and Tamara vonFoerster, Rogersville.

Detailed candidate biographies can be found online at

“County Extension Council elections are held pursuant to the provisions of Sec. 262-577, R. S. Mo. 1969 in Missouri State Law. The elected and appointed members of the county extension council guide and direct extension work within the county,” said Burton.

Greene County residents can benefit from the economically sound advice and unbiased, research-based information and education available from University of Missouri Extension programs in Greene County. Specialists with MU Extension offer educational programs that make lifelong learning fun and help people help themselves.

More information is available at or by calling the MU Extension office in Greene County at (417) 881-8909.


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