National Association of County Agricultural Agents Award Winners & 94th Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America
Barbi Riggs, Crook County, received the Achievement Award for Oregon
Ross Penhallegon, Lane County, received the Distinguished Service Award for Oregon
Anna-Marie Chamberlain (*Correction*: and Barbara Brody), Malheur County, Extension Education Poster Western Region winner. Poster titled: ”Ranchers Feeding Kids.”
Mary Corp, Umatilla County, was awarded the Search for Excellence Luncheon- Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education oral presentation.
Chanda Engel, Klamath County, (Communications State Chair) was the Western Region winner for an applied research poster.
Melissa Fery, Benton County, (Sustainable Agriculture State chair; Educational and Applied Research Poster Session Judge) won an award for an Audio Recording
Randy Mills, Umatilla County, (Outgoing National and Western Region Vice-Chair, Animal Science Committee) won 2nd place National level and was Western Region Winner for an applied research poster.
Brian Tuck, Wasco County, (Agronomy and Pest Management State Chair; Recognition and Awards State Chair) won awards for Extension Fact Sheet, Workshop Flyer, and Personal Column.
94th Annual Meeting of the Potato Association of America
Phil Hamm, Hermiston Ag Research & Extension Center, Researcher of the Year
Sandra DeBano, George Clough, Phillip Hamm, Dan Hane, Silvia Rondon, Isabel Vales, along with others: Outstanding Extension Project Award for their work on potato tuberworm.
Dan Hane and Steven James were recognized for their lifetime achievements andnamed Honorary Life Members.
OSUEA Awards Nominations Due by October 8
Rick Fletcher, OSUEA Awards Committee Chair
In life you do not always get second chances, but when it comes to recognizing your colleagues for an OSUEA award, 2010 offers you a second chance. Earlier this year we presented awards for 2009 OSUEA award winners.
Now it is time to nominate your colleagues for a 2010 OSUEA award, to be presented in November at the Outreach and Engagement Conference in Corvallis, November 17-19. OSUEA, our Oregon Extension Association is currently accepting nominations (due by October 8) for the following awards:
OSU Newer Faculty Achievement Awards
OSU Experienced Faculty Achievement Awards
OSUEA Classified Staff Award
OSUEA Professional Educational Program Assistant Award
OSUEA Professional Faculty Award
OSUEA Team Award
Alberta Johnson Award for Excellence in Extension Education
Alberta Johnson Award for Extension Leadership
Oscar Hagg Extension Communications Award
We are also soliciting grant applications for innovative projects for 2011, for the OSUEA Hoecker Grants Program.
Take advantage of this opportunity to recognize your peers for all the great work that they do. Our biggest problem in the past few years has been lack of nominations, with some awards receiving no nominations. Our awards committee awaits your nominations.
To find out more about these awards, including nomination criteria, a complete list of past winners, and information required, visit the OSUEA website at: http://oregonstate.edu/Dept/osuea/awards.htm. A list of current OSUEA members is also on the OSUEA webpage: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/osuea.
Completed award nominations need to be mailed or faxed by Friday, October 8, 2010 to: Rick Fletcher, Benton County Extension Service, 1849 NW 9th, Corvallis, OR 97330 Fax: 541-766-3549 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESP Award nominations are due by October 12, 1010
Joy Jones, ESP Gamma Chapter Recognition Chair
All Gamma Chapter (Oregon) members are encouraged to nominate their peers or to apply themselves for the Epsilon Sigma Phi Chapter Awards. Nominees must be members of ESP except for the Meritorious Support Staff and Friend of Extension categories. For team awards, at least half of the team must be ESP members. The chapter ESP award winner’s applications will be submitted for consideration for National ESP awards.
It is important to nominate your peers for recognition for the good work that they do. You may nominate someone by either completing the nomination form or you may fill it out electronically at the site mentioned below. If you use the electronic form it saves me some additional work later, but either is fine.
If you need information on the awards, application forms, or have questions or need help please contact Joy Jones.
Award Nominations Due by: October 12, 2010.
Send nominations to the Gamma Chapter Recognition Chair: joy . jones (at) oregonstate . edu
Electronic Nomination Form:
Applications are available at: http://forms.espnational.com
Look under “Chapter Recognition” for forms. Use Joy Jones (and my e-mail address) as the state contact on the electronic nomination form.
Oregon to Benefit from $5M OJJDP Award to National 4-H Council
I am pleased to announce that National 4-H Council has been named the recipient of a $5M Award from OJJDP to support the replication of three youth mentoring programs. One of these programs is the Oregon 4-H Tech Wizards program scheduled to be replicated in 20 states across the nation. Consequently, Oregon State University will receive funds from this grant to support the replication process. Congratulations to Patrick Proden, Octaviano Merecias-Cuevas, and Pat Willis for their role in preparing the grant proposal.
Publications - Journal of Extension: August 2010
Enrollment, Retention, and Activity in an Online Master Gardener Course
Langellotto-Rhodaback, Gail, Horticulture
Can Blogging Benefit Staff & Youth in 4-H Camp Programs?
Ashton, Carolyn, Linn County; Galloway, Robin, Linn County; Bourdeau, Virginia, 4H statewide