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NAE4-HYDP Member Recognition

Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Cheryl Newberry, Member Recognition Chair
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NAE4-HYDP Member Recognition is pleased to announce that the awards application site is now open for 2020 awards! 

Awards information and the link to access the OpenWater Awards Portal are provided at:  https://nae4ha.com/page/Awards

If you used the awards portal last year, you should use the same login information you used then.  If you are new to the awards portal, make sure you select “Sign in using your credentials” which means you can use your NAE4-HYDP membership login information.

Please make sure you review the documents on the website link above – there have been some changes made to award processes and requirements!  We will be reviewing those on the webinar.

State Awards Chairs/Contacts, The 2020 Member Recognition Awards at a Glance Document is an overview of all awards and is provided in WORD so you can add your state specific awards if you desire.

Here’s the timeline for Member Recognition:

  • January 15-March 2, 8:00 a.m. Eastern – awards application submission for communicator, specialty and first time attendee scholarship Awards
  • March 5-April 1, State Awards Judging and submission of State Service Awards by the State Awards Chairs to the awards portal
  • April 3-May 1 – Regional Judging
  • May 3-June 1 – National Judging


Join us for the upcoming webinars so that you know all the important details about awards before you complete an application! Mark your Calendars and join us!


Awards Guidelines & Requirements, January 17 – 11AM Central Time



How to Enter Awards in OpenWater, January 17 – 1PM Central Time



Questions?  Contact Cheryl Newberry, Member Recognition Chair or your Regional Member Recognition Chair listed below.


National Chair -- Cheryl Newberry – Cheryl.newberry@okstate.edu

North Central Regional Chair – Crystal Reith, mohrh002@umn.edu

Northeast Regional Chair – Jennifer Fetter, jrf21@psu.edu

Southern Regional Chair – Jocelyn Pearson, jdailey@cityofchesapeake.net

Western Regional Chair – Eva Madrid, emadrid@nmsu.edu

National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals
701 Exposition Place, Suite 206 | Raleigh, NC 27615 | T: (919) 232-0112 | E: nae4ha@nae4ha.com