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2016-2017 Committees

ESP Minnesota PI Chapter

2016-2017 Committees 

Awards & Recognition
This committee shall recommend to the Executive Committee individuals and teams to be nominated for chapter, regional, or national ESP awards; be responsible for securing and presenting chapter awards; and annually review the criteria for selecting awards recipients.


Fundraising
This committee shall raise funds according to the direction and intention of the Executive Committee for these purposes: to add to the Minnesota Extension Workers Scholarship Fund; to support the mission, vision, and operations of the Pi Chapter; and any other purpose which contributes to the professional development and work of Pi Chapter members.


Global Relations
This committee provides awareness and access to international work, service, and travel opportunities.

Vacant, Chair

History & Archives
This committee will record and collect documents, stories, photos, exhibits, oral histories, and other memorabilia. It will preserve them in an appropriate location and in durable formats to ensure they are safe and accessible over time. It will provide a list of the contents along with information about how to access archived information.


Legislative
This committee shall remain informed and keep membership informed of pertinent legislative matters that concern University of Minnesota Extension and its staff.


Membership
This committee shall work with the Treasurer to maintain and report an annual roster of annual and life members to the ESP office; identify and recruit qualified new annual and life member candidates; report all changes of status of members; be responsible for the initiation and orientation of new members; and order ESP membership cards and/or creeds for new members with approval from the Executive Committee.


Professional Improvement
This committee shall identify and recommend to the Executive Committee appropriate professional improvement programs and activities, and plan, implement, and evaluate offerings.


Retiree / Life Member
This committee shall work to maintain the active involvement of life members in the chapter; maintain communication linkages with life members; and report needs, concerns, and issues to the Executive Committee. Send ESP sympathy card to family of retiree, remove name from ESP life member list, add to deceased list and donor management system. Commerate memorial service at annual meeting. Plan post-educational session at retiree luncheon.


Scholarship
This committee shall promote scholarship programs of the Pi Chapter and ESP, review applications and recommend Pi Chapter amounts, and annually review scholarship selection criteria.


Nominating
This committee shall be chaired by the immediate past president of Pi Chapter; and shall recommend to the executive committee a slate of candidates for office to be elected at the annual meeting of the membership.


Audit
This committee shall consist of three (3) members not to include members of the executive committee; shall review the financial records of Pi Chapter; and recommend any changes deemed advisable.

  • Three members not on Executive Committee appointed by Treasurer, Sara Croymans, croym001@umn.edu 


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Applications for Pi Chapter Recognition due Wednesday, September 21

A reminder to all ESP Pi Chapter members that applications for ESP Pi Chapter Recognition is DUE Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

To nominate yourself, your team, another deserving colleague (active or retired), or a friend of Extension for ESP recognition, please review the descriptions of the member recognition categories and application process on our awards page.

The presentation of the 2016 ESP Pi Chapter awards will occur during the ESP meeting at the Extension program conference.

The direct link to the award applications on the National ESP website (where you will submit your application) is:  http://www.espnational.org/en/  You will click on the Forms tab at the top, and proceed to Recognition Award Forms.  

Please submit an application and allow our ESP Pi Chapter to celebrate the many contributions employee, retirees, and friends make every day on behalf of the mission of the University of Minnesota Extension!

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Renew Your Membership in Advance of Annual Meeting

We invite you to renew your membership in advance of our annual meeting on October 5! This can simply and quickly be done online by visiting http://z.umn.edu/espmembership. Memberships will also be accepted at the meeting. Thank you!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Annual Meeting To Be Held on October 5

This is your official call to the 2015 ESP Pi Chapter annual meeting! It will be held on Monday, October 5, at the Blue Water Grill in the Hilton MSP/MOA. We will start our meeting at 6:30 p.m., following the Program Conference lightning talks. Dinner will be available to order off the menu at your expense. For more details, please see the meeting agenda. Visit our Annual Meeting page for information on previous years' meetings.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Applications for Pi Chapter Recognition due Wednesday, September 23

A reminder to all ESP-PI Chapter members that applications for ESP-Pi Chapter Recognition is DUE Wednesday, September 23, 2015

To nominate yourself, your team, another deserving colleague (active or retired), or a friend of Extension for ESP recognition, please review the descriptions of the member recognition categories and application process on our awards page.
 
The presentation of the 2015 ESP-Pi Chapter awards will occur during the ESP meeting at the Extension program conference.

The direct link to the award applications on the National ESP website (where you will submit your application) is:  http://www.espnational.org/en/  You will click on the FORMS tab at the top, and proceed to Recognition Award Forms.  

Please submit an application and allow our ESP-Pi Chapter to celebrate the many contributions employee, retirees, and friends make every day on behalf of the mission of the University of Minnesota Extension!
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