Burke County Extension Advisory Council

Burke County Extension Advisory Council


The Burke County Advisory Council advocates for the citizens of Burke County with government and community leaders, promotes excellence by sharing the impact of North Carolina Cooperative Extension programs in Burke County, ensures that Cooperative Extension programming meets local needs and serves as a liaison between local Extension and state administration.

Through strong advocacy and communication efforts, the Burke County Extension Advisory Council helps to ensure that every community participates  and claims ownership with engaged citizens and committed advisory leadership in North Carolina Cooperative Extension, Burke Center programs.


1. Build relationships with federal, state and local government and community leaders to effectively advocate for Cooperative Extension.
2. Work with Cooperative Extension Agents and program staff to ensure that programs are relevant.

3. Market Cooperative Extension as a leader in addressing the changing needs of rural and urban North Carolina communities.