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Extension Association of NM Awards

Heart of Extension

The Heart of Extension Award is given to an outstanding EANM member each year whose daily life demonstrates the qualities and attributes of the Extension Association at their EANM Club & State levels as well as in their communities. Eligible nominees must be members in good standing.

50 or 60 Year Member Certificates

To be eligible for the 50 or 60 year member certificate, a person must be a current member of EANM, and have been a member in good standing for a total of 50 or 60 years. To obtain the 50 or 60 year member certificate, a member must apply through his/her club/county by sending their name, address and year joined to the district chairman, who will then send an alphabetized list to the state awards chairman. It is suggested that 50 & 60 year members be recognized and honored at the District Meeting and the Annual State Meeting.

Honorary Member Award

The honorary Member Award is given to an individual selected by a unanimous vote of the EANM Board of Directors for lifetime membership because of their dedicated efforts on behalf of Extension Association. The Honorary Membership ca

The Outstanding EANM Family Award

Objectives:
Local Level: To honor a worthy "EANM Family" during State EANM Week.
District Level: (If applicable) To honor "EANM Family" chosen from among those selected as local winners.
State Level: To honor one "EANM Family" chosen from among those selected as local or district winners.

Eligible Families
Any Family is eligible whose primary recipient is a current EANM member, regardless of family structure, such as a single parent or grandparents and children.

Criteria
The families nominated for local, district and state recognition should be exemplary in character and ability and inspiring in their proven capacity to serve others by involvement in community, state and national activities.

Pioneer Award

The Pioneer Award was started in 1987 by the Extension Association of New Mexico and the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. The Pioneer Award recognizes an Extension Association of New Mexico member for outstanding leadership and accomplishments in her community and state and for demonstrating the pioneering spirit that keeps New Mexico strong.

This award is presented annually at the EANM conference with the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women and EANM selecting the judging committee. Nomination forms are available by contacting Cindy Robison or the New Mexico Commission on the Status of Women. Election is made by consideration in each of the following area:

  • Contributions to other Extension Association members
  • Unique hurdles overcome in the person's life
  • Pioneering spirit/frontier spirit
  • Role model or mentor for other women