Introducing the 2017 Epsilon Sigma Phi Distinguished Ruby Recipient

Dr. A. Scott Reed

Reed Scott compDr. A. Scott Reed is the 2017 recipient of Epsilon Sigma Phi’s highest recognition - the Distinguished Service Ruby.  As the Ruby Recipient, Dr. Reed will give the prestigious Ruby Lecture at the Ruby Luncheon on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, during the 2017 ESP National Conference.

Scott Reed is recognized nation-wide for his visionary leadership and strategic planning expertise. Dr. Reed chairs the ECOP Task Force on Private Resource Mobilization and represents Cooperative Extension on the Board on Agriculture Assembly. As Vice Provost for OSU Outreach and Engagement, Dr. Reed provides leadership for the Extension Service and Extended Campus, focused on providing worldwide engagement with learners and partners. Numerous organizations including ESP have honored
him for his professional accomplishments.

In addition to his leadership and service to Epsilon Sigma Phi, Scott served as the National President of the Association of the Natural Resource Extension Professionals, served on the Joint Council of Extension Professionals Board of Directors and served as the JCEP liaison to the ECOP Budget and Legislative Committee in the early 2000s.  

 

2017 National Epsilon Sigma Phi Recognition Recipients

National Distinguished Service Ruby Award
A Scott Reed / Oregon Gamma Chapter
 
 
Northeast Region
 
Distinguished Service Award
Jeannette Rea Keywood / NJ Alpha Xi Chapter
Continued Service Award
Nancy Kadwill-Brand / PA Alpha Omicron Chapter
Mid Career Service Award
Melinda Graver / PA Alpha Omicron Chapter
Early Career Service Award
Jocelyn Koller / Maryland Tau Chapter
Administrative Leadership Award
Brad Paleg / Maryland Tau Chapter
Visionary Leadership Award
Jeffrey D Myers / Maryland Tau Chapter
International Service Award
Robin Brumfield / New Jersey Alpha Xi Chapter
Diversity Multicultural - Individual
Lisa Gonzales / Maryland Tau Chapter
Distinguished Team
Elaine Long Bailey – Calvert 4-H Chesapeake Outdoor Discovery Camp
 
 
Southern Region
 
Distinguished Service Award
Shirley Williamson / Georgia Alpha Beta Chapter
Continued Service Award
Elizabeth L. Andress / Georgia Alpha Beta Chapter
Mid Career Service Award
Daphne Richards / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
Early Career Service Award
Raghuwinder “Raj” Singh / LA Alpha Alpha Chapter
Administrative Leadership Award
Kenneth Jones / Kentucky Alpha Kappa Chapter
Visionary Leadership Award
Judith L Warren / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
International Service Award
Charles Overstreet / Louisiana Alpha Alpha Chapter
Diversity Multicultural - Individual
Edda Z. Cotto-Rivera / Georgia Alpha Beta Chapter
Diversity Multicultural –Team - tie
Ninfa Pena-Purcel – Equipping and Empowering Minorities with Diabetes Education / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
Diversity Multicultural –Team - tie
Patricia J. West – Around the World with 4-H / Georgia Alpha Beta
Distinguished Team
Christopher Sneed -  Farmers’ Fresh Market / Tennessee Omega Chapter
 
 
North Central Region
 
Distinguished Service Award
Beverly Maltsberger / Missouri Alpha Tau Chapter
Continued Service Award
Jeff King / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
Mid Career Service Award
Eric Barrett / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
Early Career Service Award
Dan Marzu / Wisconsin Alpha Sigma Chapter
Administrative Leadership Award
Gayle Price / Kansas Alpha Rho Chapter
Visionary Leadership Award
Gregory Davis / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
International Service Award
Bonnie Wichtner-Zoia / Michigan Alpha Psi Chapter
Diversity Multicultural - Individual
Angela Holmes / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
Diversity Multicultural - Team
Susan Hogan - In the Garden 4-H Special Interest SPIN Club (SPIN) Club / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
Distinguished Team

Mary Ann Schilling - Dollars During Development / Wisconsin Alpha Sigma Chapter

 
 
Western Region
 
Distinguished Service Award
Scott Cotton / Wyoming Eta Chapter
Continued Service Award
John Williams / Oregon Gamma Chapter
Mid Career Service Award - tie
Lynette Ranney Black / Oregon Gamma Chapter
Mid Career Service Award - tie
Irene Shonle / Colorado Zeta Chapter
Early Career Service Award
Jamie Davis / Oregon Gamma Chapter
Administrative Leadership Award
Joey Peutz / Idaho Theta Chapter
Visionary Leadership Award
Pamela Rose / Oregon Gamma Chapter
International Service Award
Ross Penhallegon / Oregon Gamma Chapter
Diversity Multicultural Individual
Mark Platten / Colorado Zeta Chapter
Distinguished Team - tie
Stacey MacArthur – Discover 4-H Clubs / Utah Iota Chapter
Distinguished Team - tie
Carole Smith - SNACZ (Students Now Advocating to Create (healthy snacking) Zones / Oregon Gamma Chapter

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