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    Please submit this form to your District Director with your dues. You may locate your District Director on the association’s web site.

    ACESEO dues are $50.00.

    A separate check for the Courtesy Fund ($5.00) may also be mailed with dues. This fund is set up to provide cards, flowers, and/or gift to members that may encounter birth, bereavement, hospitalization, etc.

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  • Wednesday, May 6, 2020, at 8:30 AM
    – to –
    Friday, May 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM (CDT)

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Montgomery Hotel & Conference Center
    300 Tallapoosa Street
    Montgomery, AL 36104
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    Event registration is by invitation only.

    Register with your email address to attend this event.


    The Alabama Cooperative Extension Employee Organization, Inc. is comprised of employees from each of Alabama’s land-grant institutions- Alabama A&M, Auburn and Tuskegee Universities.  This year’s conference, themed Connecting, Growing, Serving our Communities, offers professional development to aid in the enhancement of skills essential for authentic, healthy interactions with those who touch our life and whose lives we touch each day.  Your registration will include admission all sessions, lunch, excursion, and giveaways.

    To register, complete the registration information on the EventBrite site and pay by credit/debit card.

    You may complete the registration on the site and pay by Venmo:  On your phone’s app Search ACESEO or aceseoinc@gmail.com.

    Get the Venmo app from the App Store or Google Play


    Wednesday, May 6th

    8:30 – 9:00 a.m.                    Registration

    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.        Professional Development

    E.A.T. South Downtown Farm

    12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.      Lunch

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Montgomery

    1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.           Executive Board Meeting

    3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.          State of the Association

    Dialogue with AEA

    Afternoon Business Session

    Voting and Election of Officers

    4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.          District Meetings

    5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.          New Member Orientation/Member Mixer

    6:00 p.m.                                Discover the Capital of Dreams

    Evening on Your Own

    Thursday, May 7th

    8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.          Conference Registration

    Silent Auction (proceeds benefit Scholarship Fund)

    8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.        Prescription Drug Takeback

    9:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.        Opening Session

    10:30 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.      Concurrent Sessions w/Showcase of Extension

    11:20 a.m. -12:00 p.m.        Concurrent Sessions w/ Showcase of Extension

    12:00 p.m.-12:15 p.m.         Break

    12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.        General Session

    2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.          Excursion

    The National Memorial for Peace and Justice and

    The Legacy Museum

    6:00 p.m.                                Travel to RSA Plaza for Banquet

    6:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.              Awards Banquet

    Friday, May 8th

    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.         General Session

    Inspirational Speaker

    10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.         Administrative Updates

    10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.      Break

    11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.      Closing Business Session

    11:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

    Installation of 2020-2021 ACESEO Officer

    Invitation to 2021 Annual Conference

    12:15 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.      ACESEO Charge & Closing Remarks


    Program Highlights

    Day 1

    Pre-Conference Professional Development

    Eat South Farm: an urban teaching farm that engages our local community by gathering around, learning about, and growing food. EAT South empowers people to change the way food travels from the ground to our plates. Located at 485 Molton Street Montgomery, AL 36104 https://www.eatsouth.org/

    Day 2

    The Prescription Drug Take-Back Program aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs. We will be offering this service as a part of the conference. Feel free to bring any used drugs for safe disposal. https://www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov/drug_disposal/takeback/

    Opening Session

    John Scalici is an award-winning teaching artist, internationally recognized drum circle facilitator, musician, author, and speaker. “Get Rhythm Programs is an Interactive Rhythm-Based program that utilizes drums and other percussion instruments to Motivate, Inspire and Empower people to reach their full human potential through the universal language of rhythm. Schools, Businesses, and Organizations of all kinds have used our services to build company morale, build their team, and develop leadership skills.” http://www.johnscalicimusic.com/

    Concurrent Sessions

    The concurrent sessions are planned to enrich and inspire you. Sessions offered consists of discussion on customer service from Chick Fil A’s marketing director; maximizing your performance which provides insight into how can you increase or maintain your performance on the job; security awareness, in light of recent safety concerns throughout the state, will share useful tips on how to protect ourselves and work with communities on heightened awareness; and health and wellness provide strategies to reduce stress, maintain proper nutrition, and establishing practices leading to overall good health. Concurrent sessions are tentative and subject to change.

    Showcase of Extension – Learning Labs

    Our Showcase of Extension will provide you a time of networking and learning how The Extension System can connect and better serve you and your community. This will be a time for you to learn who we are as a system and what we have to offer. There will be exhibits for programs highlighting Food Safety, Starting a Food Business, Nutrition and Health, Breastfeeding, Diabetes, Financial Management, Job Readiness, Farming and Agriculture, Family and Child Development, Bullying, Stress Management, 4-H and Youth Development, and much more.


    The Legacy Museum: From Enslavement to Mass Incarceration is situated on a site in Montgomery where enslaved people were once warehoused.

    Located at 115 Coosa Street – Montgomery, AL 36104 https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/

    The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is the nation’s first memorial dedicated to the legacy of enslaved black people, people terrorized by lynching, African Americans humiliated by racial segregation and Jim Crow, and people of color burdened with contemporary presumptions of guilt and police violence.

    Located at 417 Caroline Street – Montgomery, AL 36104 https://museumandmemorial.eji.org/

    Day 3

    Wrapping up an enriching week with an inspirational speaker, updates from our Administration, and installation of new officers. This is the time for our organization to reflect and be inspired to move forward impacting our communities at a greater level.

    Hotel Accommodations

    Embassy Suites by Hilton – Montgomery

    Hotel & Conference Center



    Group Room Rate: $129.00 plus fifteen percent (15%) lodging tax and $2.25 County tax.


    The rate is for one (1) to four (4) people per room. Included with this rate are the following amenities:

    • Complimentary breakfast buffet with cook-to-order omelets
    • Evening reception including light snacks and beverages
    • Indoor Pool
    • Fitness Facility
    • Business Center
    • Montgomery’s Café serves lunch & dinner (room service available)
    • Complimentary Airport Shuttle Service

    Daily Parking Rate:

    • Self-parking: $16.00 (Gated Lot)
    • Valet: $21.00 (Valet Parking)
    • Off-site $9.00 (City of Montgomery Intermodal Parking Deck behind the hotel)

    We hope you can make it!

    Cheers, Janice Hall

    Click here for duties of all Officers, Committees, and Director



    Katernia C. Coffey

    Immediate Past President

    Apriell Burgess

    President Elect

    Dr. Brenda Allen

    Vice President

    Izette McNealy

    Recording Secretary

    Callie Nelson

    Financial Secretary

    Danielle Rudolph
    Send Annual Meeting Funds


    Janet Johnson
    Send Ad Funds


    Willie Lampley


    Carol Centrallo


    Darlene Minefield


    Walter Harris

    District Directors

    What district is your home office? View the map. Send all membership and welfare dues to your director.

    District I

    Senior: Jewel Champbell
    Junior: Themika Sims

    District II

    Senior: Helen Jones
    Junior: Deborah Ward

    District III

    Senior: Sharlean Briggs
    Junior: Janice Hall

    2018 Standing Committees


    Anthony Pinkston
    Helen H. Jones


    Katernia C. Coffey
    Kimberly B. Neloms
    Jovita Lewis
    Darlene Minniefield


    John S. Pulliam
    Katrina Easly
    Thomas Agee


    Dr. Bernice Wilson
    Ruth Hunter
    Walter Baldwin
    (Dr. Paul Waddy)

    Historical & Research

    Tyrone Smith
    Helen Jones
    Willie Datcher
    Dr. Evelyn Crayton


    Danielle Rudolph


    Willie Williams


    Katernia C. Coffey
    Callie Nelson
    Darlene Minniefield
    Kimberly B. Neloms
    Jovita Lewis
    Izette McNealy

    Social & Hospitality

    Kenneth Gamble
    Melinda Smith
    Marian Beck
    Sharlean Briggs
    Sean Lett


    Dr. Brenda Allen
    Janet Johnson

    2018 Appointed Committees


    Jennifer W. Marshall
    Kimberly B. Neloms


    Kimberly B. Neloms
    Jovita Lewis
    Katernia C. Coffey

    Send ad artwork & photos to Jovita.

    Evaluation & Registration

    Danielle Rundolph
    Carolyn Bivins

    Send annual meeting registration fees to Danielle.

    Presidential Council

    Willie Williams
    Janet Johnson
    Tryone Smith
    Authur Threatt

    Professional Improvement

    Dr. Carol Centrallo
    Dr. Dorothy Brandon
    Teresa McDonald


    Walter Harris

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