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University of Illinois Extension serving Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties

Montgomery County
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Phone: 217-532-3941
FAX: 217-532-3944
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Christian County
1120 N Webster St.
Taylorville, IL 62568
Phone: 217-287-7246
FAX: 217-287-7248
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 11:30 am; 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Jersey County
201 W. Exchange St.
Suite A
Jerseyville, IL 62052
Phone: 618-498-2913
FAX: 618-498-5913
Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4 pm and Thursday 8 am to 12 pm

Macoupin County
#60 Carlinville Plaza
Carlinville, IL 62626
Phone: 217-854-9604
FAX: 217-854-7804
Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 4:30 pm

Unit 18 Information

Unit 18 Information

Unit 18 Extension Council

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Ann Bandy Christian Taylorville, IL 62568
VICE-CHAIRMAN Sandra Bechtold Jersey Jerseyville, IL 62052
Connie Beck Montgomery Litchfield, IL 62056
Greg Behme Macoupin Carlinville, IL 62626
Todd Buesinger Christian Morrisonville, IL 62546
TREASURER Cheryl Canavan Macoupin Carlinville, IL 62626
Barb Grabner-Kerns Christian Taylorville, IL 62568
SECRETARY Charlene Modla Montgomery Hillsboro, IL 62049
CHAIRMAN Kate Niemeier Montgomery Butler, IL 62015
Cindy Pryor Jersey Grafton, IL 62037
Veryl Reiher Macoupin Gillespie, IL 62033
James Siebert Jersey Jerseyville, IL 62052
Jack Stork Jersey Jerseyville, IL 62052
Pamela Weber Jersey/Macoupin Hettick, IL 62649
Crystal Wiese Macoupin Carlinville, IL 62626