esp-AlphaRho
Chapter Award Recognition Process

Alpha Rho Chapter Recognition
Send nominations to chair of Recognition Committee by August 15

 

Recognition Categories
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Early Career
  • Distinguished Service
  • Mid-Career
  • Friend of Extension
  • Visionary Leadership
  • Distinquished Team
  • International Service
  • Horizon
    • County/District (2)
    • Area (1)
    • State (1)
  • Diversity/Multicultural
    • Individual
    • Team
  • Retiree Service
  • Meritorious Service
    • County/District (2)
    • Area (1)
    • State (1)


Brief Description of Recognition Categories:

Administrative Leadership:    Demonstrated noteworthy administrative enthusiasm, performance and accomplishment during 10 or more years of service.

Visionary Leadership:   For those whose significant accomplishments have led Extension forward in new directions.

Diversity/Multicultural (Individual):  Recognizes outstanding efforts and accomplishments in developing, achieving and sustaining Extension programs in our diverse and multicultural society.

Diversity/Multicultural (Team):    Recognizes outstanding efforts and accomplishments in developing, achieving and sustaining Extension programs in our diverse and multicultural society. At least 50% of team members must be current ESP members.

Distinguished Service: Outstanding program leadership for more than 20 years.

Distinguished Team: Significant contribution to state Extension program planning and delivery. At least 50% of team members eligible for ESP must be team members.

Early Career: Demonstrated noteworthy enthusiasm, performance and accomplishment during their early Extension careers (6 - 10 years).

Mid Career: Demonstrated outstanding performance during 10-20 years of service

International Service: Significant contribution to international programs.

Retiree Service: Extension retiree who continues to contribute to the mission and programs of Extension. ESP membership is required.

Friend of Extension: Recognizes volunteers who build support for Extension. Nominees are individuals, teams or organizations who have given outstanding service and support to Extension. (No ESP membership.)

Horizon: Alpha Rho recognition that encourages and pays tribute to early career professionals holding ESP associate membership and shows noteworthy enthusiasm, performance, and accomplishments as a Kansas Extension professional. Each year 2 county/district staff, 1 area staff, and 1 state staff could be recognized.

Meritorious Service: Alpha Rho recognition which pays tribute to Extension Professionals who have consistently exhibited continuing leadership and excellence in their Extension careers. Each year 2 county/district staff, 1 area staff, and 1 state staff could be recognized.
 

Alpha Rho Chapter Recognition
Criteria:

  • Individuals must hold current ESP membership.
  • Meets guidelines outlined in recognition description
  • Application/nomination received by deadline August 15

Nomination Process:

All nominations need to be submitted electronically using the current nomination form.
 

Recognition nomination must include the following information:

Each nomination needs to contain the first page (nomination page) and the appropriate section (descriptive).

 
In lieu of signatures, electronically submit the completed nomination to the recognition committee chair and to the department head/area director by August 15. Please type “ESP Alpha Rho Recognition” in the message subject line. The department head/area director will notify the award committee chair by e-mailing regarding the approval status. Responsibility for the chair getting this notification by the deadline lies with the nominator.

08/01/2012