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ISU Extension and Outreach in Pocahontas County elects county extension officers

January 14, 2021 3:20pm

The Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach Council elected four officers during their organizational meeting on Tuesday, January 12th.

Brent Svuba of Laurens is the newly-elected chairperson...Bill Meyer of Palmer was elected vice chairperson...Judy Krips of Havelock was elected secretary...and Avery Aden of Palmer was chosen for the treasurer position.

The nine-member county extension council annually elects officers to comply with Iowa law. As elected officials, the county extension council is the governing body of ISU Extension and Outreach. The county extension council hires county staff, manages the county extension budget, and helps determine programming.

In partnership with ISU Extension and Outreach, the council provides education opportunities that bring university resources to the needs of the county and region.