NAMA NAMES ITS LEADERSHIP AWARD WINNERS
May 2, 2014
National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) reports:
NAMA named its National Leadership Award recipients at the 2014 Agri-Marketing Conference. Hats off to the winners!
HORIZON AWARD WINNERS
Recognizing achievements by up-and coming members on the local, regional and national levels.
Erin Nash, Woodruff Sweitzer
Erin is a dedicated NAMA leader who served as Boot Camp Chair and Regional Director in 2013. She was also part of the Region 2 Best of NAMA Committee.
Greg Hains, Capital Press
Greg diligently served as Regional Director and Chapter President of the Western Pacific Chapter. He is also a regular participant in national events.
Stephanie Russell, SFP
Stephanie has served as Chair and Vice Chair of NAMA boot camp, which this year exceeded its financial goal and received the highest overall ratings to-date.
Emily is President of the Midsouth Chapter. She leads the events of that Chapter, including their Best of NAMA
Ceremony, despite being out of the ag industry.
Honoring acceptance of responsibility and effective management of programs.
Andrea Bloom, Vita Plus
Andrea served as Regional Director in 2012 and 2013 and chaired both the Chapter Services and Region 4 Best of NAMA Committees in the same year.
WORKHORSE OF THE YEAR
Recognizing individuals who fulfill a major assignment and inspire others to work harder, better and smarter.
Gary Sakin, Monsanto
Gary was Chair of the 2014 Agri-Marketing Conference. He organized a diverse committee and did an outstanding job of overseeing sessions.
DILWORTH AWARD FOR INNOVATION
Honoring true originality in volunteer efforts.
Jenna Oesch, Monsanto
Jenna was Vice Chair of the Fall Conference in 2013. She went above and beyond to secure speakers and drive attendance. This year, she's Fall Conference Chair.
RC FERGUSON AWARD
Honoring a long tenure of service and diligent and dependable performance.
Jim Haist, Rhea + Kaiser
Jim has developed the Region 4 Best of NAMA Presentations every year since it was a local chapter event and has served on the national level for Best of NAMA.
Honoring an individual or group which has played a significant role in helping the President accomplish established goals.
Sue Lee, Brownfield
Over the years, Sue's dedication to NAMA, particularly to the Membership Committee, has played a major role in shaping the organization.