MACEDEP

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JCEP Leadership Conference
2017

JCEP Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (PILD)
Spring 2017
Hyatt Regency, Crystal City, Virginia

NACDEP Conference
June 26-29, 2016
Burlington, Vermont (joint event with ANREP)
2017 Conference will be in Big Sky, Montana, in conjunction with CDS

Community Development Society (CDS) Conference
Joint Conference with the International Association of Community Development (IACD)
July 23-27, 2016
Twin Cities, Minnesota

Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) National Conference
October 23-27, 2016
Cape May, New Jersey

Links

NACDEP
National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals

UMEA
University of Missouri Extension Association

ASBDC
Association of Small Business Development Centers

CDS
Community Development Society

JCEP
Joint Council of Extension Professionals

An association of University of Missouri Extension faculty engaged in community economic development programming

Our members represent the fields of business development, community development, continuing education, and related disciplines.

Awards and Honors for MACEDEP Members

2015 Community Development Society Awards

  • COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
    Awarded to Sharon Gulick, Director, Extension Community Economic and Entrepreneurial Development program (EXCEED)

2015 MU Extension Awards

  • ASSOCIATED INDUSTRIES OF MISSOURI: EXTENSION INDUSTRY AWARD
    Awarded to Chrystal Irons, Business Development Specialist, Christian County
     
  • COUNTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR EXCELLENCE AWARD
    Awarded to Georgia Stuart-Simmons, Community Development Specialist, Johnson County
     
  • RONALD J. TURNER GLOBAL EDUCATION AWARD
    Awarded to Mary Simon Leuci, Community Development Program Director and Associate Dean
     
  • VICE-PROVOST DIVERSITY AWARD, TEAM
    Awarded to Beverly Maltsberger and Meridith Berry

2015 MACEDEP Awards

EXCELLENCE IN COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Awarded to Kara Lubischer, Community Development Specialist, Urban Region
 

  • EXCELLENCE IN TEAMWORK AWARD
    Awarded to Sharon Gulick, Letitia Johnson, Crystal Weber, Shelley Bush Rowe, and Mary Hendrickson
    For workshops conducted around the state -- "Fostering Local Foods-Based Economic Development Strategies:  Developing New Networks and Strategies"

Epsilon Sigma Phi: Alpha Tau Chapter

  • OUTSTANDING STATE FACULTY AWARD
    Johanna Reed Adams, Community Leadership Development Specialist
     
  • VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AWARD
    Van Ayers, Regional Community Development Specialist

MACEDEP Members Providing Professional Leadership

  • CONNIE MEFFORD is serving as the North-Central Regional Representative to the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP)
  • AMY PATILLO was elected to be the President-elect of UMEA in 2016, will serve as President in 2017
  • SARAH HULTINE MASSENGALE is serving as Secretary of ESP, Alpha Tau Chapter
  • MARY LEUCI has just completed her term as President of ESP, Alpha Tau Chapter

In addition to the above, nearly half of MACEDEP members are serving in leadership roles in UMEA, including regional representatives to the board, committee members, and more.  MACEDEP members are also contributing to the MU Extension organization -- serving on thematic teams, strategic plan goal teams, and the program reporting work group; adding their expertise to each of these efforts. 

2016 MACEDEP executive committee