Missouri Association of Community and Economic Development Extension Professionals


Mark the date

2015 JCEP Leadership Conference
February 11-12
Las Vegas, Nevada
Conference proposals due Oct. 31

2015 JCEP Public Issues Leadership Development Conference (PILD)
April 6 - 9, 2014
Crystal City, Virginia

2015 NACDEP Conference
May 17-20
Little Rock, Arkansas

2015 Community Development Society Conference
July 19-22
Lexington, Kentucky

2014 Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) National Conference
October 6-9, 2014
Indianapolis, Indiana


National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals

University of Missouri Extension Association

Association of Small Business Development Centers

Community Development Society

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:  MACEDEP is proud to offer two new award categories to our members: the Cross Program Award recognizes collaboration with other program categories, and the Excellence in Community and Economic Development recognizes a significant program or project.  See the awards page for more details.  Nomination deadline is September 26, 2014.

Congratulations to Our Award Winners

Community Development Society (CDS)
Innovative Program Award

MU Extension Community Arts Program

CDS Innovative Program Award 2015







Pictured is Beau Beaulieu, 2014 CDS President; Mary Simon Leuci, MU Extension Community Development Program Leader; and Lee Ann Woolery, MU Extension Community Arts Specialist.

National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP)
Distinguished Career Award, North Central Region

Beverly Maltsberger

Beverly Maltsberger






2014 MACEDEP executive committee

  • Richard Proffer, President
  • Van Ayers, Vice-President
  • Letitia "Tish" Johnson, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Connie Mefford, Immediate Past-President