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.

  • Nelson P. Trambly - President
  • Troy Anderson - Vice President
  • Ashley Armstrong - Treasurer
  • Morgan Trausch - Secretary
  • Danny Benge- Member
  • Hans Burken- Youth Council Rep

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 Members

  • Lance Johnson- President
  • Jana McNeill- Vice President
  • Mollie Taylor- Treasurer
  • Jennifer Himmelberg- Secretary
  • Afton Alber
  • Meghan Anderson
  • Hans Burken
  • Julie Henkel
  • Sara Macklin
  • Heath Zuellner
  • Rob Wilson - Fairboard Rep

Youth Members:

  • Libby Macklin- Youth President
  • Ellie Mangers- Youth Vice President
  • Dylan Auten- Youth Treasurer
  • Megan Macklin- Youth Secretary
  • Carter Auten
  • Eli Karr
  • Anna Mead
  • Halley Minnick

 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
  • Maggie Kothe
  • Erin Slieter
  • Darren Bolte
  • Lance Johnson- Youth Council Rep
  • Heath Zuellner- Youth Council Rep
  • Danny Benge- Extension Board Rep

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)

  • Rob Wilson– President
  • Darren Bolte – Vice President
  • Wade Gibson – Treasurer
  • Vicki Alber – Secretary
  • Troy Bonifas- Rodeo Chairman
  • Kelly Faimon
  • Calvin Henkel
  • Randy Meyer
  • Justin Soucek
  • Trevor Serna