2018 Jeanne M. Priester Award call for nominations
The Jeanne M. Priester Award honors the memory and contributions of Ms. Priester to the Cooperative Extension System. During her tenure at the United States Department of Agriculture, Ms. Priester was a leader in advancing health education within the Cooperative Extension System. The purpose of the award is to recognize Extension programs that positively impact the health of people across the United States by providing leadership to expand Extension's capacity to increase the number of Americans who are healthy at every stage of life. The Priester Award will recognize sound and innovative health and wellness programs at the county, state and national level.