2010 Priester National Extension
Jeanne M. Priester Award
Jeanne M. Priester Award
The Priester Award recognizes quality and innovative health education programs on the county/multi-county and state/multi-state levels. The award honors Extension programs that positively impact the health of people in communities across the United States or that expand Extension's capacity to effectively provide health education programs.
The Jeanne M. Priester Award honors the accomplishments and contributions of Jeanne M. Priester to the Cooperative Extension System. Ms. Priester was a leader in advancing health education within the CES during her tenure at the United States Department of Agriculture. The purpose of the award is to honor Extension programs that are positively impacting the health of people across the United States, and that are providing the leadership to expand Extension's capacity to effectively implement health programs. The Priester Award will recognize sound and innovative health education programs on the county, state and national level.
Two awards will be given. A nomination can be for either a Statewide/Multi-state Program or County/Multi-county Program.
A plaque will be presented to the winning individual or team in each category. In the case of a team award each team member will also receive a certificate. These awards will be presented at the 2010 Priester National Extension Health Conference to be held April 20-22, 2010 in Mobile, Alabama. Award winners will be notified prior to the conference. It is expected that award winners will be present to receive their award.
Nominations and Eligibility
Any Extension employee may make nominations. Self-nominations are acceptable. Project Leaders must have an Extension appointment and programs must be ongoing to be nominated.
Criteria and Award Eligibility
Proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:
Limit project description to 4 pages and attach to the nomination form which follows. Use 12-point font, one-inch margins, and single-spacing. Do not attach supplemental documents, such as publications or brochures.
Review and Selection Process
Click Here to download the 2010 PRIESTER AWARD Nomination Form. (PDF)
Due Date (date extended to February 23, 2010)
The nomination form and project proposal must be received by February 23, 2010. All information must be received under one cover. No late proposals will be reviewed. Send the nomination packet by e-mail to: Shirley Gerrior firstname.lastname@example.org Please use "Priester Award" as the subject header.
Additional information regarding the 2010 Priester National Extension Health Conference including registration information can be found on the web at http://www.aces.edu/priester
Last Updated: February 16, 2010
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)/
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
Alabama Cooperative Extension System
Alabama Department of Public Health
Southern Region Program Leaders Network
Southern Extension and Research Activity Information Exchange Group for Rural Health (SERA-IEG 19)