2015 Bruns KarenRuby Award Recipient
Dr. Karen Bruns
Ohio State University Extension

Dr. Bruns is currently serving as Assistant Director for Family and Consumer
Sciences and Leader, OSU CARES (Community Access to Resources and
Educational Services) with Ohio State University Extension. In the Assistant
Director role, which she has held since February, 2011, she provides
leadership to a program of over 200 faculty/staff who focus on Healthy People,
Healthy Finances and Healthy Relationships.

Since 1996, she has given leadership to OSU CARES, an Extension led initiative she developed.
The program serves to catalyze interdisciplinary teams that partner OSU Extension with colleges
across Ohio State University to expand the outreach and engagement of the university with Ohioans.

Read more: 2015 Ruby Recipient

 Announcing the Results of the 2015 Officer Elections

Claypoole BethESP National 2nd Vice President - 4 year term

From the Northeast Region

Elizabeth Claypoole - New York / Lambda Chapter

Beth will serve a year as the ESP National 2nd Vice President and
will then be the President Elect followed by a year as President and
finally a year as Past President.  Beth follows Jeffrey Myers who is
in his final year on the National ESP Board as Past President.

 

Raney Beth
Northeast Region Vice President - 2 year term

Beth Raney -  Pennsylvania / Alpha Omicron Chapter

Beth will be serving a two year term as the Vice president from the
Northeast Region.  Beth will be following Elaine Long Bailey who has
served as the Northeast Region Vice President and the Global Relations
Committee Chair  for the past three years.  Beth will be serving as a
committee chair of a committee appointed by the National EPS President.

 

 

 

Collins Rusty


Western Region Vice President - 2 year term


Rusy Collins -  Colorado / Zeta Chapter

Rusty will be serving a two year term as the Vice president from the
Northeast Region.  Rusty will be following Donna Gillespie who was
appointed to serve as the Western Region Vice President and the
Public Issues Committee Chair for the past year after Luke Erickson
had to step down for personal reasons.  Rusy will be serving as a
committee chair of a committee appointed by the National EPS President.

2015 ESP Award Recipients

The ballots are and and the votes have been counted, but first a few statistics.  There were 135 of
your fellow
members who were considered for recognition for outstanding Extension work and for
leadership abilities.  The regional participation breakdown is as follows:
Northeast Region: Recognition nominees submitted - 13, Chapters voting on the applicants 6 of 7
So
uthern Region: Recognition nominees submitted - 44, Chapters voting on the applicants 11 of 13
North Central Region: Recognition nominees submitted - 52, Chapters voting on the applicants -9 of 11
Western Region: Recognition nominees submitted - 27, Chapters voting on the applicants -  6 of 9.

2015 Recognition Award Recipients

2015 Recogntion Recipients

 

Submissions by Recogniton Category

Recognition Northeast South North Central West
Ruby 0 0 3 1
Distinguished Service Award 3 6 8 4
Continued Excellence Service 1 3 4 1
Mid Career Service 2 8 6 4
Early Career Service 2 7 6 3
International Service 1 3 5 2
Administrative Leadership 0 3 4 3
Visionary Leadership 1 4 4 3
Diversity MultiCultural - Ind 1 1 4 2
Diversity MultiCultural - Team 0 2 3 1
Distinguished Team 2 7 5 2