2009 Recognition Winners Announced

The ESP Chapters have voted and the 2009 ESP recognition recipients have been determined.There were many outstanding nominations representing every facet of the Extension focus and mission.Epsilon Sigma Phi congratulates the recipients on their Extension efforts and the recognition given to them by their chapters.

The Recognition Winners for 2009 are as follows:

National Distinguished Ruby
James LeRoy LIndquist, KS

Distinguished Service
Dorthy Freeman, MN
Mary Jo Depp Nestlerode, PA
Mary E. "Betsy" Nayfield-Crisp, FL
Janice Stimpson, ID

Mid Career
Gregory Davis, OH
Robin Lyn Kuleck, PA
Cheryl Ann Newberry, TX
Jim Reeb, OR

Early Career
Joan M. Wimme, WI
Elise Gurgevich, PA
Jennifer Abel, VA
Cole Ehmke, WY

Continued Service
Renee McKee, IN
Peggy Bledsoe, GA
Nellie Oehler, OR

Visionary Leadership
Valynnda Slack, IN
Jennifer Thom Bentlejewski, MD
Ed Emory, NC
April Mason, CO

Administrative Leadership
Karen Bruns, OH
Paul Warner, KY
Sally Bowman, OR

Diversity Individual
Mary Novak, WI
Alganesh Piechocinski, MD
Celeste Garrett, GA (tie)
Dolores Sandmann, TX (tie)
Joann Powell, CO

International Service
Dan McGrath, OR

Team
Ohio
Virginia
Alaska

Diversity Team
Indiana
Texas
Utah