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Nominations are being accepted for the January 2012 election to the Douglas County University of Missouri Extension Council, says Council Chairman John Unger.
The University of Missouri Extension Council of Douglas County is the local link between county residents and the University of Missouri. Council members assist in planning and carrying out Extension educational programs to improve people’s lives. As public officials, council members administer a local budget to support education that meets people’s highest priorities.
“The Douglas County Extension council is seeking people from all walks of life who are interested in education and the progress of our community,” says Unger. “Serving on the Extension council is a great way to help make our community a better place for people to live.”
Extension council members represent the broad educational needs and backgrounds of the people of Douglas County. Candidates must be at least 18 years old and reside in the district they would represent. Nominations for the Douglas County Extension council must be made by Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m.
Individuals interested in serving on the council may come by the Douglas County Extension office, located in the Douglas County Courthouse, or register by phone at 683-4409 or by email at email@example.com.
The Douglas County Extension council meets on the second Thursday at 7 p.m. of each month in the Douglas County Courthouse.