University of Illinois Cook County Extension Council Governing Board

 

Title

University of Illinois Cook County Extension Council Governing Board

Website

http://web.extension.illinois.edu/cook/

Contact Name

Willene Buffett

Contact Title

Cook County Director

Contact Phone

(708) 481-0109

Contact Email

wbuffett@illinois.edu

Function

The County Cooperative Extension Law requires that an Extension board be appointed if funds are solicited from a county governing board. The purpose of the Extension board is to facilitate effective cooperation between the Extension council and the county governing board. For a single county, the Extension board shall consist of two men and two women who are members of the county Extension council and are appointed by the Director of Extension; and three members appointed by the presiding officer of the county board, who may be members of the county governing board

Term

2 years

Confirmation

Yes, by Cook County Board President

Compensation

N/A

Qualifications

Required to be resident of, or employed in, Cook County

Composition

4 Commissioners, two men, two women

Chair/President

Mrs. Ethel Muhammad, President Cook County Extension Council

Authority

(110 ILCS 305/) University of Illinois Act.

 

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Name

Term Expires

Appointed By

Position

Muhammad, Ethel

8/31/2011

Bd. Of Trustees, U of Illinois

President

Emerick, Julie

8/31/2011

Bd. Of Trustees U of Illinois

Vice President

Schrank, Colette

8/31/2011

Bd. Of Trustees U of Illinois

Secretary

Walker, Cheryl

8/31/2011

Bd. Of Trustees U of Illinois

Co-Secretary

Members– Cook County Governing Board – *To be approved by Cook County Board President

Name

Term Expires

Appointed By

Position

Cook County Governing
Board

August, 2013

Cook County Board President

Commissioner

*Murphy, Joan Patricia

8/2013

*Steele, Robert

8/2013