Leadership Council

The MSU Extension Leadership Council of Wayne County is affiliated with Michigan State University (MSU) Extension Wayne County, a branch of MSU Extension District 11 devoted to serving Wayne County.  MSU Extension is part of the national Cooperative Extension network that is housed at land-grant universities across the country.


Current MSU Extension Leadership Council of Wayne County members:

Michael Reed (Chair)
Mark Hoerauf (Co-Chair)
Deborah J. Stewart Anderson
Lolita Haley
Brook Boggs
Julie Walker
Kevin Finley
Carla McClure
Gary Williams
Vickie Wright
Rebecca Woods
Nadia Thompson
Renae Johnson

Wayne County Staff

Richard Wooten (District 11 Wayne County Coordinator)
Sheryl Michilli (District 11 Support - Focus Hope)

What does the Leadership Council do? 

The Council works in partnership with MSU Extension Wayne County staff to:

  • Identify and prioritize programming needs in Wayne County
  • Advocate needs and priorities to local and state policymakers
  • Help identify and acquire resources needed to fulfill programming needs
  • Ensure that the Wayne County public is aware of MSU Extension Wayne County’s programming and that it is available 
    to all Wayne County residents

Meeting Dates

The Council meets four times per year - Second Wednesday in March, June, September, and December.

(Meetings are held at the MSU Extension - Western Wayne Office, 33030 Van Born Rd., Wayne, MI 48184 or via Zoom) 


No events scheduled at this time

Interested in Joining?

Membership is reserved for people who live in and/or have an interest in Wayne County and who are willing to work toward the goals of the Council. Membership is for one 3-year term, with the potential for additional terms. Terms are staggered so that the terms of one-third of the Council expire annually. Terms begin January 1 and end December 31. If you are interested in completing an application to become a MSU Extension Leadership Council of Wayne County member please click here.