In this week’s issue:
- DEADLINE EXTENDED: O&E Leadership Development Program for Executives
- Cooperator Nominations Due October 15, 2015
- Annual Conference Bowling Night!
DEADLINE EXTENDED: O&E Leadership Development Program for Executives
There are a few slots remaining for the next LDPE cohort. If you missed the deadline, here’s the opportunity to apply. All applications received by October 19, 2015, will be given full consideration.
Cooperator Nominations Due October 15, 2015
Each year, OSUEA and ESP honor individuals and businesses who have made significant contributions to Extension programs. It is through these Cooperators that Extension is able to accomplish so much. To eliminate duplication of efforts, OSUEA has partnered with our ESP affiliate. The deadline for nominations this year is October 15, 2015.
OSUEA Cooperator of the year program has three categories:
- Individuals with fewer than 10 years of service
- Individuals with 10 years or more of service and
- Businesses or Organizations (no time limit).
ESP Friend of Extension Award is the highest recognition presented by an Epsilon Sigma Phi chapter to a non-Extension (lay) person, company, organization or elected official and is designed to recognize truly outstanding support and personal involvement in Extension efforts. The Friend of Extension Award, sponsored by ESP, is open to any non-Extension person, company or organization that has demonstrated outstanding support and involvement in Extension efforts. Past Cooperator Award Winners who have continued to serve and contribute are eligible to be nominated as well. The winner of this award will be nominated for the National ESP Friend of Extension Award.
Take time now with your staff to nominate someone. (OSU Employees are not eligible for this award). The recognition and honor of being named a “2015 OSU Extension Service Cooperator” is a small reward for the time, energy, and dedication a volunteer gives. Every program area in every county, and statewide, has several individuals and businesses who are “you can count on” Cooperators. Now is the time to nominate them for this recognition.
Administrators, specialists, agents, and support staff discusses potential nominees for one or more categories.
Prepare a nomination. (see application attachment)
Send in the nomination by October 15. Send nominations electronically to: John.Williams.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing this year is the award participation fee (see attached policy)
If you have questions, please feel free to contact John Williams (541-426-3143) or Darrin Walenta (541-963-1010), co-chairs of the OSUEA Cooperator program or Mike Knutz ESP Awards Committee Chair. 503-434-8913.
The nomination form and criteria can also be found on the OSUEA website: http://oregonstate.edu/dept/osuea/cooperator-awards
Annual Conference Bowling Night!
The Memorial Union Bowling Room is reserved from 7pm-9:30pm so we will have plenty of time to play and celebrate the winners.
Going with tradition, there will be water, soda and PIZZA! Last year we had Domino’s and they now have a gluten free crust for those that cannot eat wheat. A variety of pizzas will be ordered. Suggestions of pizzas could be sent to email@example.com.
The cost will be $12.00 per person for those bowling and eating, $7.00 those who just want to bowl, and $5.00 for those who want to just eat. Please bring cash or a check with you that evening.
Donita has collected some of the trophies from last year’s competition. If anyone has not relinquished their trophy, please let her know!!! She would like to collect them before conference. As heartbreaking as it may be, it will be up to you and your team to WIN THEM BACK!!
Yogi and Elvira Alvarez, Marion Co Ext, have agreed to help out, but if there is anyone else that would like to help, please let Donita know.
Annual Conference Registration will start sooner than you know! Please RSVP to Donita your team name and players, for an estimate head count ahead of time.