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Sedgwick County

Sedgwick County
7001 W. 21st Street N.
Wichita, Ks  67205
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Executive Board

Sedgwick County Extension Board 

Program Development Committee (PDC) 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. PDC members work together with extension agents to develop local programming throughout the year and promote the mission of K-State Research and Extension. Kansas extension county laws require four program development committees, with six or more members serving on each committee. In counties, members of the committees are elected, and additional members may be appointed. 

There are four PDC areas: Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community Development, Family and Consumer Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development. Each of the four areas hosts six elected PDC members with a term that lasts two years.

4-H Youth Development

Empowering youth to reach their full potential by working and learning in patnership with caring adults is at the heart of 4-H. This PDC works to develop programming that best fits the needs of kids through after-school programs, school and community clubs, and 4-H camp.

NamePDC Term EndsFirst / Second Term
Brandon DillsDec. 2021Second
Luke NicholsDec. 2021First
Dagny WaldmeierDec. 2021First
Stephanie HaysDec. 2020Second
Mandi SmarshDec. 2020First
Marc YungDec. 2020Second
Agriculture and Natural Resources

This PDC works to establish programming that serves area producers,
growers, farmers, and individuals interested in community beautification.

NamePDC Term EndsFirst / Second Term
Everett PriceDec. 2021Second
Mark BergkampDec. 2021First
Darryl HammDec. 2020First
Jackie NevilleDec. 2020Second
Jeff OttoDec. 2020First
Irene DenaultDec. 2021First
Community Development

Building community is essential to the mission of Extension. This PDC
strives to create a vision across traditional geographical, sociological, and
political boundaries by promoting Extension activities and creating program
opportunities that assist civic leaders in Sedgwick County.

NamePDC Term EndsFirst / Second Term
Cara GrierDec. 2021First 
Maggie BallardDec. 2021First
Donna WiseDec. 2021Second
Mikel BowyerDec. 2020Second
Donna Pearson-McClishDec. 2020First
Joshua MolelloDec. 2020First
Family and Consumer Sciences

Creating healthy and sustainable families is central to the work of family and
consumer sciences. Members of the FCS PDC aim to develop programs that
meet the needs of today’s families when it comes to health, nutrition, family
resources, adult development and personal growth.

NamePDC Term EndsFirst / Second Term
Jaleen ClaassenDec. 2021First
Margo McDonaldDec. 2021Second
Bonnie HitzemanDec. 2021First
Angela BucknerDec. 2020Second
Donna Hawley-WolfeDec. 2020First
Heidi WellsDec. 2020First

Resources for Local Board Members

Board Leadership Modules
Board Leadership Modules
Year-End Summary (pdf)
Excellence in Board Leadership 
Assessment (pdf)
Board Excellence Newsletter