Communicator of the Year
The Communicator of the Year is given to a subject-matter specialist, agent, or researcher who extends the work of K-State Research and Extension through exemplary communication skills. The award recognizes communication skills that facilitate delivery of K-State Research and Extension programs and the building of successful collaborations within the organization, county, region, state, and nation. The award is presented during the annual conference awards luncheon.
2016 — Frannie Miller, Integrated Pest Management Coordinator, Entomology
2015 — Erick DeWolf, Interim Department Head and Professor, Plant Pathology
2014 — Daniel O'Brien, Associate Professor and Agricultural Economist, Northwest Area Extension Office
2013 — Alan Stevens, Associate Professor, Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
2012 — Cheryl Boyer, Assistant Professor, Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
2011 — Dennis Patton, Extension Agent, Johnson County
2010 — Ward Upham, Director of Rapid Response Center, Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
2009 — Karen Blakeslee, Director of Rapid Response Center, Animal Sciences and Industry
2008 — Jim Shroyer, Professor, Agronomy
2007 — Stacie Minson, Watershed Specialist, Kansas Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment (KCARE)
2006 — Linda (Walter) Beech, Extension Agent, Ellis County
2005 — Charlotte Shoup Olsen, Professor, Family Studies and Human Services
2004 — Chuck Marr, Emeritus Professor, Horticulture, Forestry and Recreation Resources
For more information, contact Linda Gilmore, 785-532-1153, firstname.lastname@example.org.