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Becky Nesbitt – 2019 National Distinguished Career Service Award Winner

Becky Nesbitt, Extension community development educator, received the 2019 National Distinguished Career Service Award from the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP). Becky has worked for OSU Extension for 32 years. Currently, the topics she is most focused on relate to organizational development – strategic planning and alignment, facilitation, navigating group dynamics, and guiding focused discussions. Becky partners with colleagues as well as groups and organizations that are interested in creating a new path to achieve their evolving needs and goals. She works with external groups – such as nonprofits, community groups, local leaders, and civic organizations, as well as internal groups – such as OSU Extension teams, units, or other departments in CFAES. Becky is located in southern Ohio, but her responsibilities are statewide.