The Citizens' Advisory Committee and County Extension Committees provide valuable input for Extension.
Statewide Citizens' Advisory Committee
This volunteer committee provides consultative support to the Extension Dean. They meet two times a year to discuss Extension priorities.
Rick Anderson, Lyon County, Balaton
Jerry Arneson, Clay County, Moorhead
David Benson, Nobles County, Bigelow
Robert Cline, Olmsted County, Rochester
Linda Defenbaugh, Pine County, Pine City
Bob Eppen, Goodhue County, Goodhue
George Kohan, Crow Wing County, Crosslake
Barb Liukkonen, Lake County, Two Harbors
Caroline Netzke, Redwood County, Lamberton
Thom Petersen, Pine County, Pine City
Eric Rudningen, Swift County, Kerkhoven
Fatima Said, Winona County, Winona
Jack Swanson, Roseau County, Roseau
Julie Tesch, Waseca County, Waldorf
Matthew Wolle, Watonwan County, St. James
Don Yutrzenka, Marshall County, Argyle
Marvin Zutz, Red Lake County, Red Lake Falls
County Extension Committees
Extension engages citizen stakeholders and county commissioners across the state. State law requires that all 87 counties have a County Extension Committee that includes county citizens and two county commissioners.
Select a county from the column below to view current County Extension Committee membership.