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Chi Epsilon Sigma is Accepting Nominations for 2022 Awards through Nov. 1

Do you know a support staff member who excels at their job? Consider nominating them for one of the many CES awards! Nominations will be accepted until 11:59pm on Nov. 1. All nominees must be a current member of Chi Epsilon Sigma. Awards will be presented during the awards ceremony at annual conference. If you have questions about the awards or membership status, contact Paige Matney at

      • Dorothy Rex Inspirational Award – Established in honor of the founding member of Chi Epsilon Sigma, Dorothy Rex, who was Ohio's first president of Chi Epsilon Sigma. This award is given each year, in her honor, to an individual who has been inspirational in their Extension position. Nomination form with additional requirements found here: DRIA22
      • Extension Support Staff Excellence Award – This $1,000 award is given jointly by Chi Epsilon Sigma and Extension Administration to one support staff employee who makes “excellence” look easy. Must be a member of Chi Epsilon Sigma for at least five years. Nomination form with additional requirements found here: ESSEA22
      • NEW THIS YEAR! CES Distinguished Service Awards – The goal of these awards is annual recognition of staff members in each career category who excel in all aspects of job performance. Award categories: early career (0-9 years of service), mid-career (10-19 years of service), and advanced career (20+ years of service). Nomination form with additional requirements found here: DSA22