Epsilon Sigma Phi
The Extension Professionals' Organization

2019 Awards and Recognition Recipients

National Distinguished Service Ruby Award * Patricia Dawson / Oregon Gamma Chapter

Friend of Extension

  • Professional Business Leader * Rick Strickland - Wisconsin
  • Businesses/Organizations * Georgia EMC - Georgia
  • Extension Volunteer/Lay Leader * Ann Porter - Kentucky

Northeast Region

  • Distinguished Service Award *  Lisa Rothenburger/ New Jersey Alpha Xi Chapter
  • Continued Excellence Award * Cassandra S. Corridon / Maryland Tau Chapter
  • Mid-Career Service Award * Elaine Long Bailey / Maryland Tau Chapter
  • Early Career Service Award * Chad N. Proudfoot / West Virginia Alpha Gamma Chapter
  • Visionary Leadership Award * Ellen Williams / New Jersey Alpha Xi Chapter
  • International Service Award * Robin Brumfield / New Jersey Alpha Xi Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural – Team * Jeannette Rea Keywood / New Jersey Alpha Xi Chapter - Team Member: Michelle Brill
  • Distinguished Team * Kim Fleming / New York Lambda Chapter - Team Members: Danielle Hautaniemi, Renee Smith, Cate Sirek, Paul Treadwell, Alyssa Dray, Celeste Carmichael, and Heather Russell

North Central Region

  • Distinguished Service Award * Barbara Dunn Swanson / Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter
  • Continued Excellence Award * Judy Villard-Overocker / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
  • Mid-Career Service Award * Meagan Scott / North Dakota Upsilon Chapter
  • Early Career Service Award * Samuel Custer / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
  • Administrative Leadership Award * Shari Spoelman / Michigan Alpha Psi Chapter
  • Visionary Leadership Award * Jami Dellifield / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
  • International Service Award Dustin M. Homan / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural - Individual * Jaqueline Kowalski / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural - Team * Kayla Oberstadt / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter - Team Members: Hannah Epley and Sally McClaskey
  • Distinguished Team * Amanda Raines / Ohio Alpha Eta Chapter - Team Members: Jami Dellifield, Misty Harmon, Colleen Fitzgibbons, Lorrissa Dunfee and Heather Gottke

Southern Region

  • Distinguished Service Award * Susan Cosgrove / Mississippi Rho Chapter
  • Continued Excellence Award Tie * Janie Burney / Tennessee Omega Chapter
  • Continued Excellence Award Tie * Deana Sageser / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
  • Mid-Career Service Award * Crystal Wiltz / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
  • Early Career Service Award * Paul Winski / Texas Alpha Zeta Chapter
  • Administrative Leadership Award * David Perrin / Tennessee Omega Chapter
  • Visionary Leadership Award * John J. Toman / Tennessee Omega Chapter
  • International Service Award * Patsy Watkins / Tennessee Omega Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural - Individual * Izette McNealy / Alabama Alpha Pi Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural –Team Tie * Elver Pardo / Florida Alpha Delta Chapter - Team Member: Christopher DeCubellis
  • Diversity Multicultural – Team Tie * Kane Reeves and Sharon Tubbs / Tennessee Omega Chapter
  • Distinguished Team * Allisen Penn / Tennessee Omega Chapter - Team Members: Vicki Lofty, Amanda Woody, Brent Smith, Carla Bush, Hilda Lytle, Lindsey Harrison, Lynne Knight, Mary Beth Antunes, Mary Beth Henley, Mary Draper, Michelle Matthews, Michelle Parrott, Raquel Victor, Starla Hardin, Tracey Hackett, and Jamie Harris

Western Region

  • Distinguished Service Award Tie * Barbara Fahey / Colorado Zeta Chapter
  • Distinguished Service Award Tie * Deb Warnock / Oregon Gamma Chapter
  • Continued Excellence Award * Joy Jones / Oregon Gamma Chapter
  • Mid-Career Service Award * Stacey MacArthur / Utah Iota Chapter
  • Early Career Service Award * Jose R. Garcia / Oregon Gamma Chapter
  • Administrative Leadership Award * Paul Hill / Utah Iota Chapter
  • Visionary Leadership Award * Kristopher Elliott / Oregon Gamma Chapter
  • International Service Award * Ken Hart / Idaho Theta Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural Individual * Celina Wille / Utah Iota Chapter
  • Diversity Multicultural Team * Barbara Brody / Oregon Gamma Chapter - Team Member: Ken Dickey
  • Distinguished Team * Jan B. Carroll / Colorado Zeta Chapter - Team Members: Lisa Auer, Kyle Christensen, Rusty Collins, Ken Grimes, Benzel Jimmerson, Laurel Kubin, Heather Meyer, Patti Schmitt, Jan Miller-Heyl, Sue Schneider, Ruth Willson, David MacPhee, and Aimee Walker

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