County Extension Council Distinguished Service Award
Eligibility: The award shall be granted to a County Extension Council.
Number Awarded: One
Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize a County Extension Council's outstanding commitment to the mission of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the delivery of research-based or evidence-based programming. This award is presented at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Annual Conference.
- demonstrates clear commitment to the mission of ISU Extension and Outreach
- uses ISU Extension and Outreach resources to assist with the creation of a positive County Office environment, research-based or evidence-based programming, and broad participation of Iowans within the county
- models exemplary practices in budgeting, management, and community engagement for other County Extension Councils throughout the state
- has set a vision and uses County resources to help its county solve problems and prepare for the future
The deadline for the 2021 County Extension Council Distinguished Service Award nomination is February 10, 2021, 12:00 p.m. (noon), and all nominations should be sent to Linda Young at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nominations are reviewed by ISU Extension and Outreach before submission to the VPEO and announced at the ISU Extension and Outreach Annual Conference in March. Nominators are notified by February 28. Only nominators receive notice of unsuccessful nominations.