Recipients of awards from the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals. From left: Allison Nichols and Daniel Eades, West Virginia University Extension Service; Laura Brown, University of Connecticut Extension; Lisa Chase, University of Vermont Extension; Casey Hancock, Univeristy of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension.
Three members of the UNH Cooperative Extension Community and Economic Development team were awarded at the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals conference in Big Sky, Montana. Geoff Sewake and Casey Hancock were awarded the Regional Excellence in Teamwork award along with team members from multiple states for their work on the First Impressions program. The team gathered in Fall of 2016 in Vermont to share and learn about the First Impressions program. The states of New Hampshire and Michigan have now piloted the First Impressions program.
Charlie French, along with Scott Chazdon and George Morse were awarded with the Regional Educational Materials award for their work on the Impact Indicators Tip Booklet, which provides tools to document Extension Community Development impacts.
Above left, Charlie French, community and economic development program team leader with NACDEP awards. Right, Casey Hancock, community and economic development program coordinator with her NACDEP award.