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