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McPherson County

Executive Board Council

Executive Board

The Extension Executive Board is a nine member body elected from the 23 member Extension Council each year. The Extension Council members serve on one of the four Program Development Committees: Agriculture/Horticulture, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Development.

The Executive Board is a volunteer board that oversees the budgeting, personnel, and programming needs for the local Extension Office. If you are interested in serving on this board, you first need to be elected to one of the Program Development Committees.

Board PositionNameProgram Development CommitteeBoard Term Ends
Chair Aaron Esping 4-H Youth DevelopmentDec. 2017
Vice Chair Dwight Decker AgricultureDec. 2018
Treasurer Jessi Moors4-H Youth DevelopmentDec. 2018
Secretary Laura Long Family & Consumer SciencesDec. 2017
Board Member Duane Bender AgricultureDec. 2017
Board Member  Hollie Krause Economic DevelopmentDec. 2018
Board Member  Betsy Patrick Family & Consumer SciencesDec. 2017
Board Member  Jessica Rawson 4-H Youth DevelopmentDec. 2018
Board Member Thayne Rawson AgricultureDec. 2017

Program Development Committee Members / Extension Council Members

The Program Development Committees each consist of six elected members that represent the community. The election is held each October and every eligible voter in Sedgwick County may come vote. 

Program Development CommitteeNamePDC Term EndsDistrict
4-H Youth DevelopmentBrad BengtsonDec. 2017Second
4-H Youth DevelopmentLaurie SawyerDec. 2018Third
AgricultureDennis FriesenDec. 2018Second
AgricultureAdam BaldwinDec. 2018Third
AgricultureAshley BornholdtDec. 2017Third
Family & Consumer SciencesJulie EckDec. 2018Third
Family & Consumer SciencesDaisy FriesenDec. 2018First
Family & Consumer SciencesHelen MoennichDec. 2018Second
Family & Consumer SciencesHeather ThiessenDec. 2017Third
Economic DevelopmentFred PetersonDec. 2017First
Economic DevelopmentShane EckDec. 2017Third
Economic DevelopmentJanette HessDec. 2017Second
Economic DevelopmentDale LaddDec. 2018Second
Economic DevelopmentKim BaldwinDec. 2018Third