Distinguished Service Awards
The Program Committee administers the Distinguished Service Awards on behalf of the Academic Assembly Council. The awards recognize service and academic excellence in UC Cooperative Extension over a significant period of time. Awards highlight the use of innovative methods and the integration of research, extension, and leadership by UC ANR academics. Award categories include Outstanding Research, Outstanding Extension, Outstanding New Academic, Outstanding Team, and Outstanding Leader.
2020 Distinguished Service Awards Announced
Congratulations to the award recipients!
- Outstanding Research: Carlos Crisosto
- Outstanding Extension: Andrew Sutherland
- Outstanding New Academic: Mae Culumber
- Outstanding Team: AB 589 Water Measurement Training Team
- Outstanding Leader: Katherine Soule
Former Distinguished Service Award Recipients
- Outstanding Research: Youth Retention Study Team (JoLynn Miller, Kendra Lewis, Marianne Bird, John Borba, Claudia Diaz-Carrasco, Dorina Espinoza, Russell Hill, Car Mun Kok, Sue Manglallan, Kali Trzesniewski)
- Outstanding Extension: David Haviland
- Outstanding New Academic: Katherine Soule
- Outstanding Team: Dairy Quality Assurance Environmental Stewardship Program Team (Deanne Meyer, Betsy Karle, Jennifer Heguy, David Lewis, Jeffery Stackhouse)
- Outstanding Leader: Cheryl Wilen
See ANR Employee News Wilen, Soule and Haviland among Distinguished Service Award winners by Pam Kan-Rice.
- Outstanding Research: Diane Barrett
- Outstanding Extension: Adina Merenlender
- Outstanding New Academic: Brad Hanson
- Outstanding Team: European Grapevine Moth Team (Walter Bentley, Larry Bettiga, Monica Cooper, Kent Daane, Rhonda Smith, Joyce Strand, Robert Van Steenwyk, Lucia Varela, Frank Zalom)
- Outstanding Leader: Peter Goodell
See ANR Update ANR honors 13 academics with Distinguished Service Awards.
- Outstanding Research: Mark Battany
- Outstanding Extension: Eric Mussen
- Outstanding New Academic: David Doll
- Outstanding Team: Ken Tate, Rob Atwill
- Outstanding Leader: Pamela Geisel
- Outstanding Staff: Michael Yang
See ANR Update 2013–14 Distinguished Service Award winners announced by Pamela Kan-Rice.
- Outstanding Research: Steve Koike
- Outstanding Extension: Walt Bentley
- Outstanding New Academic: Jim Bethke
- Outstanding Team: Money Talks (Charles Go, Margaret Johns, Keith Nathaniel, Shirley Peterson, Brenda Roche, Karen Varcoe, Patti Wooten-Swanson)
- Outstanding Leader: Richard Enfield
- Outstanding Staff: Connie Costello
See ANR Update Distinguished Service Award winners named by Pamela Kan-Rice.
- Outstanding Research: Frank Mitloehner
- Outstanding Extension: Shirley Peterson
- Outstanding New Professional: Alison Van Eenennaam
- Outstanding Team Work: The Eatfit Nutrition Education Team (Marilyn Townsend, Lucrecia Farfan-Ramirez, Marcel Horowitz, Margaret C. Johns, Cathi Lamp, Anna Martin, Lenna Ontai, Dorothy Smith)
- Outstanding Leadership: Karen Varcoe
See ANR Report ANR honors its scientists for outstanding service.
- Outstanding Research: Mike Davis
- Outstanding Extension: Peggy LeMaux
- Outstanding New Professional: Steve Vasquez
- Outstanding Team Work: Farm Quality Team
- Outstanding Research: Sheri Zidenberg-Cherr
- Outstanding Extension: Steve Tjosvold
- Outstanding New Professional: Juan Nunez
- Outstanding Team Work: Ann King, Julie Newman, Karen Robb, Steve Tjosvold
- Outstanding Research: Steven Koike
- Outstanding Extension: Sharon Junge
- Outstanding Team Work: Khalid Bali, Mark Grimsmer, Richard Snyder