Epsilon Sigma Phi
The Extension Professionals' Organization

Strategic Action Plan 2019
Chapter Relations Committee
Peggy Compton, Chair


Committee Members: Karen Reddersen - Northeast Region Vice President, Daphne Richards - Southern Region Vice President, Travis West - North Central Region Vice President, Mark Platten - Western Region Vice President, Greg Price - ESP National Executive Director (ex-officio)


Committee Goal 1: Support State Chapters through regular communication.

  • Regional Vice Presidents will communicate at least every 2 months with chapter leadership in their respective regions through newsletters, webinars, and/or email to provide updates, information and support.

  • Regional Vice Presidents will provide support for the National Conference by making connections within and across chapters in the host region.

Committee Goal 2: Provide training for chapter leadership to enhance and sustain organizational goals.

  • Provide training for Chapter Leaders
    • Offer training at the Extension Leadership Conference (formerly JCEP Leadership Conference) on topics of interest and relevance to ESP leaders and members.

    • Effectively use time at the Annual ESP National Conference for development of chapters and chapter leadership (eg at Regional breakfasts, concurrent sessions, and other, as appropriate)

    • Use technology to deliver training to chapter leadership as appropriate; explore “break-out rooms” online technology for regional and national chapter leadership online meetings; explore recording conference ESP training sessions to increase impact of such sessions.

Committee Goal 3:  Review and update the Regional VP and Chapter Relations sections of the ESP handbook.

  • Consolidate and clarify bulleted list of responsibilities

Committee Goal 4:  Provide support, as necessary and appropriate, to National Committees and Affinity Groups.





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