Fulton, Logan County Extension Director to retire
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[March 18, 2017]
- John Fulton, Unit 16 (Logan/Menard/Sangamon) County Extension
Director, has announced his retirement from Extension effective
March 31, 2017.
John has been with Extension for 36 Ĺ years and spent a vast
majority of his Extension career in Logan County. He began his
Extension career in Sangamon County as an Agricultural advisor later
moving to Logan County. He has served in the County Director
position in Logan County for the past 24 years.
John has served on multiple regional, state and national
committees such as the State Fiscal/Business Management
committee, Regional and State Promotion committees, State
Program Planning and Evaluation committee, Regional Advisory
Committee and many more. Additionally, John was greatly involved
with regional and state discussions during multiple University
of Illinois Extension reorganizations
John is an active member of the Illinois Extension Advisers
Association and National Association County Agriculture
Advisers, Illinois Extension Professionals for Youth Education
and National Association Extension 4-H Agents. He has received
numerous National and State awards such as multiple recognitions
for Outstanding Programs, Personal Column, Newsletter, Website,
and Distinguished Service Award.
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A Retirement Reception in Johnís honor is planned on Monday, March 27th from 4-6
pm at the Logan County Extension Office, 980 N. Postville Drive, Lincoln. The
general public is welcome to attend to show appreciation for Johnís many years
in Extension and wish him well in his retirement.
Extension Program Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension]