The Extension in Webster County has the privilege of working alongside four boards within our county. Each board is represented by various members of the community.  Below is a list of the boards as well as a short statement about the tasks in which each board is charged.

Extension Board

The Webster County Extension Board serves as an advocate for Nebraska Extension in Webster County. The Extension Board provides guidance to Extension staff in establishing and accomplishing Extension education program goals and objectives. Annually, it assists in developing an operating budget and local educational priorities. The board meets quarterly.

  • Riley Skrdlant- President
  • Nelson Trambly- Vice President
  • Buffy Niemeyer - Secretary
  • Joe Strickland- Treasurer
  • Doug Hubl- Member

Youth Council Board Members

The purpose of the Webster County Youth Council is to promote Webster County Extension 4-H & Youth Programs by planning the yearly program and implementing and enforcing new rules regulations. This board meets quarterly.

  • Adult Representatives
    • Scott Bonifas - President
    • Cody Simonton - Vice President
    • Daren Niemeyer - Treasurer
    • Afton Alber- Secretary
    • Julie Henkel
    • Jerrad Karr
    • Sylvia Fink
    • James Danehey
    • Clay Mead
    • Jana McNeill
    • Lance Johnson

 Youth Foundation Board of Directors

The Webster County Youth Foundation serves as a non-profit entity to which individuals may donate; bequeath by will or trust proceeds from an estate; or simply serve as a vehicle for contributions, with the purpose to serve the youth involved in 4-H or FFA programs in and around the Webster County area. This board meets quarterly.

  • Terri Rose - President
  • Mike Danehey - Vice President
  • Carol Kumke - Secretary/Treasurer
  • Jeff Armstrong
  • Nelson P. Trambly
  • Robert Wilson
  • Daren Niemeyer
  • Wilson Alber
  • Maggie Kothe
  • Jerrad Karr
  • Erin Slieter
  • Wilson Alber
  • Ron Schutte

Ag Association Members

The Webster County Ag Association is charged with keeping Webster County Fairgrounds in Bladen, Nebraska well maintained through construction and maintenance of on grounds buildings. It is also the board responsible for events held on the fairgrounds such as the rodeo.

Webster County Fair & Rodeo (webpage)

  • Wilson Alber– President
  • Rob Wilson – Vice President
  • Wade Gibson – Treasurer
  • Vicki Alber – Secretary
  • Sylvia Fink
  • Darren Bolte
  • Troy Bonifas
  • Calvin Henkel
  • Randy Meyer
  • Justin Soucek
  • Ed Jones
  • Clay Mead