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Vol. 9 – No. 24
December 4, 2009

Current Events

Safflower Meeting: Beckham County OSU Extension will host a Safflower Meeting Dec. 8 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Beckham County Activity Center in Sayre. Lunch is provided. For more information contact Greg Hartman at 580-928-2139.

Stacey Set to Retire: Bill Stacey, Northeast District Director, is set to retire following a 30-year career in Extension. A retirement reception will take place Dec. 10 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Northeast District Office, 230-B West Okmulgee St., Muskogee. He began his career in December 1979 as an Extension Agriculture Agent in Choctaw County, and later became the CED. He has served as an Area Extension Entomology Specialist, and took the position of Northeast District Director in March 2001.

Announcements

County Commissioners Receive Certificates: County Commissioners who completed the certification program through the County Training Program during the past year were presented their certificates by Robert Whitson, Vice President, Dean and Director, DASNR, at the recent Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma (ACCO) meeting in Oklahoma City. Dr. Whitson assisted Notie Lansford, Program Leader, in recognizing the County Commissioners’ achievements.

New Telephone Number: The Okfuskee County OSU Extension Center has two telephone lines that may be used:  918-623-0641 and 918-623-0642. The new fax number is 918-623-0103.

Congratulations to: Becky Black, Nutrition Education Assistant, Cleveland County, on the birth of her grandson. Patrick Ryan born on Nov. 18, weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

PERSONNEL ACTIONS

Appointments

None to report

Title Changes/Transfers

Jerry Chad Webb, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and CED, effective 3-1-09 (was: Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and Interim CED)

Bradley J. Bain, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and CED, McCurtain County, effective 12-1-09 (was: Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development    and Interim CED)

David W. Cantrell, Extension Educator, Ag/4-H & CED, Pittsburg County, effective 12-1-09  (was: Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development )

Cathy L. James, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development and CED, Logan County, effective 12-1-09 (was: Ext. Educ., FCS/4-H & Interim CED)

Gregory J. Owen, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development , Pittsburg County, effective 12-1-09 (was: Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development and Interim CED)                                                                                                                                            

Casey N. Russell, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and CED, Coal County, effective 12-1-09 (was: Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and Interim CED)

David P. Sorrell, Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development and CED, Marshall County, effective 12-1-09  (was: Extension Educator, Agriculture/4-H Youth Development  and Interim CED)

Nancy C. Tucker, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development and CED, Pushmataha County, effective 12-1-09 (was: Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development and Interim CED)

Joy L. Rhodes, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development and Interim CED, Blaine County, effective 1-1-10  (was: Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development)

Separations

Christopher T. Haan, Analyst, Plant and Soil Sciences, effective 11-25-09

Cathy L. Wheeler, Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences/4-H Youth Development, Okmulgee County, effective 11-30-09

Kevina K. Green, Extension Educator, 4-H Youth Development, Caddo County, effective 12-31-09.

Nancy L. Dunlap, District Program Specialist, 4-H Youth Development, Southeast District, effective 1-31-10 (retirement)

COMING EVENTS

December 8: Public Speaking Skills (Stillwater)

December 8: Northeast District FCS In-Service (Tulsa)

December 8: Recycling Through a Recession (Stillwater)

December 9: Oklahoma Cucurbit Production and Marketing Educational Meeting (Chickasha)

December 9: Oklahoma Quality Beef Network (OQBN) vac-45 calf sales (Overbrook)

December 9-11: Southeast District FCS In-Service (Greensburg, Kan.)

December 10: Volunteer Core Competencies In-Service (Oklahoma City)

December 15: OSU Winter Crop School (Stillwater)

January 6-10, 2010: Denver Western Roundup (Denver, CO)

January 20-21, 2010: Extension Biannual Conference (Stillwater) (Correction from last newsletter)

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