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In this week’s issue:
- Award Winners at the Extension Annual Conference
- Extension Annual Conference: Mileage Support
- Save the Date
- New Executive Director for the Oregon 4-H Foundation
- Assistant Director of Equity and Inclusion Job Posting
- Extension Professional Development Fund
NO CONNEXTIONS THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 28
Award Winners at the Extension Annual Conference
There was much to celebrate at the 2016 Extension Annual Conference. Below you will find the list of award winners from the OSUEA Faculty and Staff Awards and Recognition, OSUEA Cooperator Dinner and the new Marketing Superstar recognition.
OSUEA Faculty and Staff Awards and Recognition
Hoecker Newer Faculty
Hoecker Experienced Faculty
Education Program Assistant
Oscar Hagg Extension Communication
Hoecker Innovation Grant
Lynette Black and Virginia Bourdeau
Search for Excellence Awards
Get Outdoors Day
Ask an Expert Awards
Faculty Exceptional Performer
Amy Jo Detweiler
Volunteer Exceptional Performer
Question of the Year
ESP Faculty and Staff Awards
Youth Advocates for Health – Teens as Teachers
Diversity Multicultural Team
Healthy Kids Club
Diversity Multicultural Individual
Early Career Service
Mid Career Service
Continuing Service Award
OSUEA Cooperator, 4-H Hall of Fame & Friends of Extension Awards
4-H Hall of Fame
Arlene Boileau, Warm Springs, Jefferson County
Barbara Griffin-Webb, Polk County
Beverly Hobbs, Statewide
Edythe ‘Edie’ Necochea, Harney County
Lillian Larwood, Statewide
Less than 10 years
Wade Bryant & John M. Lane, 4-H Statewide
Marie Clement, Marion County
Ron Hillers, Southern Oregon Research & Extension Center
John Kailey, Deschutes County
Jim Liskey, Marion County
Karen & Joe Rinehart, Wallowa County
Darrel Ward, Polk County
More than 10 years
Carla & Gary Albright, Tillamook County
Jim Bays, North Willamette Research & Extension Center
Mike Darcy, Clackamas County
Merv & Sally Flemming, Deschutes County
Chuck Packard, Multnomah County
Terri Siddoway, Baker County
TRICO Farms—Roben, Dwight, Alfred & Bonnie Arnoldus,
Norma Thiele Talburt, Douglas County
Cynthia Weber—Fair Food Booth Manager, Clatsop County
Business or Organization
Cabela’s World’s Foremost Outfitter, 4-H Statewide
Coastal Farm & Ranch, Lane County
Community of Christ Church, Lane County
Crook County Agricultural Extension Service District Advisory Board, Crook County
Oregon Small Woodlands Association, Forestry Statewide
Pacific Foods, Multnomah County
Umatilla County Fair Sale Committee, Umatilla County
Wilde Rivers Coast Alliance, Curry County
ESP Friends of Extension
Regional Marketing Superstars
Carol Tollefson, Central Oregon
Weston Miller, Clackamas
Jared Delay, Coastal
Claire Sponseller, Columbia Plateau
Angela Robb, East
Vicki Campbell, Metro
Susan Coleman, Mid Columbia
Caren Hottman, South Central
South West, Rhinna Simes
Mary Stewart, West Central
Congratulations to all who were honored.
Extension Annual Conference: Mileage Support
Extension Administration will cover one round trip mileage for one (1) vehicle per county for the event (not per day). Please coordinate use of this with your local office manager/coordinator. Index and activity code to use is FS256D/T841.
Save the Date
Thank you to all who attended the 2016 Extension Annual Conference. We hope that it was an rewarding experience.
Please save December 4-7, 2017 on your calendars as that will be the date for next year’s Extension Annual Conference.
New Executive Director for the Oregon 4-H Foundation
From Pamela Rose and Scott Reed:
We are delighted to announce that Mr. Paul Carey is our new Executive Director for the Oregon 4-H Foundation and Director of Development for the Oregon 4-H Youth Development program. Mr. Carey will start in this position on December 1st.
Paul brings a wealth of experience in higher education fundraising and a strong passion for youth development programs. Over the course of his career, he has served in advanced leadership and fundraising positions, including Associate Vice President for Development roles at California State University, Fullerton, Whittier College, and with the Portland State University Foundation. Just prior to relocating to the Pacific Northwest, Paul served as the President of a private high school in southern California where he enjoyed working directly with youth. Paul holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders and an MBA from Chapman University in Orange, CA. Paul and his wife have three grown children.
In addition to Paul’s primary work location in the OSU Foundation’s Portland office, he will spend dedicated time in Corvallis, and within our Oregon counties.
We know you will join us in welcoming Paul to Oregon and to the great work happening across the state in Oregon 4-H. We know he will be a dedicated partner and colleague in our efforts to advance this extraordinary youth development program.
Assistant Director of Equity and Inclusion Job Posting
Outreach & Engagement Assistant Director – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Oregon State University Division of University Outreach & Engagement is recruiting for a full-time, fixed-term, Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. To review posting and apply, please visit http://oregonstate.edu/jobs. Apply to posting #P00867UF. Closing date: 12/11/16. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled.
Extension Professional Development Fund
The Extension Professional Development Fund helps to support the Extension Faculty and Staff learn skills that will strengthen their work and the organization as a whole. If you have not had the chance to take advantage of the funding for your own professional development opportunities, please look over the guidelines to become acquainted with this resource.
If you would like to make a tax deductible donate to keep this fund strong and growing, please consider donating through the OSU Foundation. You can even do so through payroll deduction. The Payroll Deduction Form is available if you are interested in having a easy way to donate to the fund.