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February 8, 2024 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Colorado State University Extension Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 16, 2024.

The CSU Extension Advisory Committee is currently seeking several volunteers who represent the following:

  • Horticulture/Natural Resources
  • Youth Development/4-H
  • Agriculture
  • Family and Consumer Science (2 positions open)
  • Food Systems and Natural Resources
  • Community at Large

The mission of the El Paso County Extension Advisory Committee is to promote, advocate, and support the County’s Cooperative Extension programs and staff by developing and implementing a strong marketing strategy that results in educating community officials and providing information flow between county citizens and CSU Extension.

The CSU Extension Advisory Committee consists of 12 members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms. Terms are limited to two full consecutive terms.

The committee meets on the first Tuesday in the months of February, April, September, and November at 6:00 p.m. Locations vary but meetings are typically held at the Extension Office, 17 N. Spruce St., Room 224, Colorado Springs, CO.

The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed at: https://bocc.bocc.elpasoco.com/volunteer

Send completed applications to:

Board of County Commissioners

Attn: Ingrid Mobley

200 S. Cascade Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208


Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to volunteer@elpasoco.com.