Arkansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents
The Arkansas Association of Extension 4-H Agents (AAE4-HA) is an affiliate organization of the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents (NAE4-HA) . The purpose is to promote the profession of Extension 4-H youth work in Arkansas and to encourage professional improvement among all Extension personnel.
AAE4-HA is seeking nominations for Extension Professional of the Year and Volunteer of the Year. Nominations should be based on contributions to 4-H. Winners will be recognized virtually during the Summer 2020. Please return all nominations to Hope Bragg at firstname.lastname@example.org by July 3, 2020.
Why Join AAE4-HA?
AAE4-HA membership offers many benefits:
- Professional Improvement
- Positive Reinforcement
- Peer Recognition
- Personal Growth
What does it cost?
Annual AAE4-HA dues are $90 and should be sent to the AAE4-HA treasurer. Dues can be paid with:
- check payable to AAE4-HA
- credit union account transfer
- indirect account
How do I Join?
Membership is open to all professional, county, area, state staff members, and paraprofessionals such as 4-H Program Assistants of the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service who work with the 4-H youth development program. Membership is available to other youth development professionals, former NAE4-HA members and NAE4-HA donors and supporters.
Awards & Scholarships
AAE4-HA membership also offers scholarships and awards. Members apply for a variety of awards from communications and publications to GIS and STEM recognition. Congratulations to all our 2020 winners! To learn more visit here.
Congratulations to our 2020 winners!
Published Photo: Creenna Bocksnick
Feature Story: Creenna Bocksnick
Exhibit: Jesse Bocksnick
Promotional Piece, Individual: Hanan Douglas
Educational Piece, Individual: Hope Bragg
Personal Column: Elizabeth Easley
Promotional Package, Individual: Creenna Bocksnick
Life Member Award: Mike Klumpp
First Time Attendee: Elizabeth Easley
Excellence in Geospatial Programs Award: Hope Bragg
AAE4-HA Rookie of the Year: Valerie Seefeld
Achievement in Service: Samantha Kroll
Achievement in Service: Valerie Turner
Distinguished Service Award: Eric DeVries
Distinguished Service Award: Diane Mashburn
In 2020, members from all over the country will join in Boise, ID for the NAE4-HA Conference. Members will participate in networking opportunities, breakout sessions, and general sessions. This year's conference is scheduled for October 19-22 at Boise Centre.
2021: Memphis, TN
2022: Madison, WI
Past President: Hope Bragg
President: Creenna Bocksnick
2019-2020 Committee Chairs
Professional Development Team Chair: Valerie Seefeld
Research & Programs Team Chair: Vacant
Marketing and Outreach Team Chair: Samantha Kroll
Finance and Operations Team Chair: Elizabeth Easley
Member Services Team Chair: Erica Williams
State Relations Team Chair: Vacant