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Membership

Membership Information

Membership to Epsilon Sigma Phi Minnesota Pi Chapter will be accepted at any time. 
Contact Kathy Brandt to join: (507) 337-2820, brand030@umn.edu

Chapter Membership brochure (8-26-19)

Check out the national ESP site here

Qualifications/Categories of Membership

Membership

Membership is open to Extension salary-based professionals including administrative, campus, regional and county-based personnel and retirees and those who left in good standing from the Extension System. Membership is established through state chapters chartered through the national society.

Types of Membership


Annual Membership - Extended to current University of Minnesota Extension salary-based professionals including administrative, campus, regional and county-based personnel. Annual membership of $85.00, includes membership in both the state and national societies, and full membership privileges of voting, holding office and serving on committees.

NEW Members!! Are you joining ESP for the first time in the fall of 2019? If so, be one of the first 15 to apply for a special new member incentive for professional development.


Life Membership - Extended to University of Minnesota Extension salary-based professionals who have retired or left in good standing from the Extension System. Life membership requires a one-time payment of $300.00 ($275 to national/$25 to state) and includes membership in both the state and national societies and full membership privileges of voting, holding office, and serving on committees.


Minnesota Life MembershipExtended to University of Minnesota Extension salary-based professionals who have retired or left in good standing from the Extension System. Minnesota Life Membership is an alternative to Life Membership (above). It requires the annual membership of $85.00 and includes membership in both the state and national societies and full membership privileges of voting, holding office, and serving on committees.

Networking during Extension Program Conference

Benefits of Membership
  • Unite across disciplines, units and program areas to build networks, continuity, and support for the Extension System and related issues.
  • Build leadership, communication and teamwork skills through professional development opportunities.
  • Access scholarships for professional development, including advanced degrees.
  • Gain leadership experience through Minnesota Pi Chapter and national leadership opportunities.
  • Receive recognition for excellence in Extension programs through Minnesota Pi Chapter and national awards programs.
Why do you belong to ESP?





“I love to build my social capital, so ESP gives me the opportunity to interact with colleagues all across Extension and stay connected to retirees (life members) too!” - Jody H.
“I belong to ESP to help strengthen my professional network and my leadership development in my Program Leader Role for the University of Minnesota Extension.”                                   – Nathan W.
“I belong to ESP because I enjoy the opportunities for networking and connecting with others across program areas.”                  - Becky HJ














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