Welcome to Epsilon Sigma Phi

The mission of Epsilon Sigma Phi is to foster standards of excellence in the Extension System and to develop the Extension profession and professional. 

Since Epsilon Sigma Phi was established in 1927 at Bozeman, Montana, members have worked to strengthen the impact of the Extension System’s ability to address needs of individuals and communities through research based education.

ESP is one of the oldest and is the largest organization of Extension Professionals. Epsilon Sigma Phi is an equal opportunity/affirmative action organization. The organization values and seeks a diverse membership.

The Extension System is a partnership of USDA-NIFA, the nation's land-grant universities, and local county government.

For more details and contact information on individual state chapters, see the map below.

Executive Director Search 

Proposals accepted until May 1, 2021

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National conferences

Savannah, GA.  October 26-29, 2021

Branson, MO.  September 26-29, 2022

Membership
The National ESP Office is available to support all members.

Membership is open to those Extension personnel (including Administration, University and County based Professionals) and retirees who exhibit excellence in Extension programming.

Membership is established through state chapters that are chartered through the national organization. With members from all aspects of the Extension system, members have an opportunity to network with members from all of Extension regardless of subject area or position.

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Become a Member

To join, find your state chapter in the map below. If a chapter is not active in your state, contact the National Office about joining as a member-at-large. 

Individuals interested in membership should contact the Membership Committee Chair in their state.  Once nominated individuals should complete the new member application form.

Membership Committee Chair contact information and New Membership Application can be found on the each chapter's information site.   Use the Map below to find your chapter.

Membership Inquiries by Region

Begin by hovering over your State in the map below.

On Desktop: Your Chapter name will display on hovering.
      • One click will Zoom in on your State  
      • Second click will direct you to your State Chapter's site page.

On Mobile:  Tap twice to display your State Chapter's name.

  • Tap on "View Website" and you will be directed to the State's Chapter site page.

Please direct your membership inquiry to the Chapter Membership Chair. You will find their email by clicking on their name located on the State Chapter's site page. 

    National ESP Office

    The National ESP Office is available to support all ESP members.

    Contact details below.



    Contact

    55 Walton Place Drive

    Newnan, GA 30263

    Phone: 470-347-0394

                  Email:  espoffice@espnational.org                




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