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The Arkansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents (AAE4-HA) is an affiliate organization
of the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals (NAE4-HYDP) . The purpose is to promote the profession of Extension 4-H youth work in Arkansas
and to encourage professional improvement among all Extension personnel.
AAE4-HA is seeking nominations for Extension Professional of the Year and Volunteer
of the Year. Nominations should be based on contributions to 4-H. Winners will be
recognized during the Annually during State O-Rama. Please return all nominations
to the AAE4-HA Past President or Creenna Bocksnick (email@example.com)
Extension Professional of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
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Annual AAE4-HA dues are $90 and should be sent to the AAE4-HA treasurer. Dues can
be paid with:
Membership is open to all professional, county, area, state staff members, and paraprofessionals
such as 4-H Program Assistants of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service who work
with the 4-H youth development program. Membership is available to other youth development
professionals, former NAE4-HA members and NAE4-HA donors and supporters.
AAE4-HA membership also offers scholarships and awards. Members apply for a variety
of awards from communications and publications to GIS and STEM recognition. To learn
more the NAE4-HYDP Awards and Scholarships site.
Educational Package – Individual – Lori Canada
Educational Package – Team – Jesse Bocksnick, Creenna Bocksnick, Ashley Dingman
Media Presentation – Isaac Gauvey
Promotional Piece – Individual – Rachel Bearden
Social Media Package/Campaign – Individual – Ashley Dingman
Social Media Package/Campaign – Team – Hope Bragg, Ashley Dingman, Lori Canada
Social Media Piece – Individual – Rachel Bearden
Social Media Piece – Team – Jesse Bocksnick, Creenna Bocksnick, Ashley Dingman
Denise Miller National 4-H Innovator Award – Megan Maulden
Educational Technology Award – Lori Canada & Hope Bragg
Excellence in 4-H Club Support Award – Jeanie Rowbotham & Cindy Ham
Excellence in Animal Science Award – Jeanie Rowbotham, Cindy Ham, Rachel Bearden,
Excellence in Camping Award – Creenna Bocksnick
Excellence in Natural Resources/Environmental Education Award – Eric De Vries, Shannon
Caldwell, Taylor Knox, Roanna Wilson, Marshall Dickey, Justin Kirkes, Phyllis Scurlock,
Excellence in Peer Professional Development Award – Hope Bragg & Lori Canada
Excellence in Shooting Sports – Jesse Bocksnick, Shannon Andress (AL), Todd Williver
(OR), David White (OR)
Excellence in Teamwork Award – Megan Maulden, Kris Boulton, Nicole Nichols
Jim Kahler Excellence in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Award –
Morgan Taylor – Rookie of the Year
Rachel Bearden & Lori Canada– Achievement in Service Award
Creenna Bocksnick & Hope Bragg – Distinguished Service Award
Erica Williams – Meritorious Service Award
In 2022, members from all over the country will join in Madison, WI for the NAE4-HYDP
Conference. Members will participate in networking opportunities, breakout sessions,
and general sessions. This year's conference is scheduled for October 11-13, 2022
at the Monona Terrace in Downtown Madison. Enjoy the fine hospitality that Wisconsin
has to offer!
Outgoing Pres. Cindy HamPres. Sarah EnochPres. Elect VacantV.P. Janice ShofnerSec. Casey FordTreas. McKenzie RigdonDist. V.P. LRSO Amanda WelchDist. V.P. Ouchita Bethany GammillDist. V.P. Ozark Billie CollinsDist. V.P. Delta Pia Woods
Professional Development Team Chair: Research & Programs Team Chair: Marketing and Outreach Team Chair: Finance and Operations Team Chair: Member Services Team Chair: State Relations Team Chair: