Extension Professional Staff
County Extension Director
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
John Fulton began his duties as the County Director for the Logan/Menard/Sangamon Unit in 2010. Prior to that he served in Logan County from 1983 until November of 2010, and Sangamon County from 1980 -1983. He received a Bachelor of Science in agriculture science from Western Illinois University and a Master of Science in agronomy from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. He comes from a true Extension family, with his mother being a former home economist and his wife currently employed with Extension in an adjoining unit.
His County Director duties include financial and staff oversight for the Logan/Menard/Sangamon Unit office, as well as program development and implementation.
He is a member of the Illinois Extension Agricultural Association (IEAA), the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), the Illinois Extension Professionals for Youth Education (IEPYE), and the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA). Fulton has received the IEAA/NACAA distinguished service program and media awards and the IPPA County Extension Award.