2008 USDA NRCS Area Four Awards

Gorman Bennett, NRCS Resource Conservationist, served as MC for the awards presentation held in Springfield, Missouri on January 16, 2008.
Roger Hansen, NRCS Missouri State Conservationist, discussed the current budget situation as well as the challenges we faced in 2007.
Monty Hawks, Area 4 NRCS Area Conservationist, updated the group on the 2008 budget challenges and the job well done by NRCS and SWCD employees.
Don Lucetta, from Congressman Roy Blunt’s Office, remarked on the current Farm Bill and Conservation.
Jerry Duff, Chairman of the Dallas County SWCD Board and member of the Southwest RC & D Council, receives his award for Outstanding Achievement.
Richard McConnell, Polk Co. SWCD Project Manager, receives his award for 10 years of service.
Debbie Henderson, Dallas County SWCD Office Manager, receives her award for 30 Years of Service from Roger Hansen.
Vicky Fieth, Polk Co. SWCD Office Manager, awards Roger Ankrom, District Technician, a Token of Appreciation for a job well done.
Tony Rosen, Dallas Co. SWCD District Technician, receives a Token of Appreciation Award from Gorman Bennett for a job well done.
Matt Hale, Dallas Co. SWCD Project Manager, Ann Thiesen, Dallas Co. Info Ed Coordinator and Tony Rosen, Dallas Co. SWCD District Technician, each received a Token of Appreciation for a job well done.
Members of the Dallas/Polk Co. Field Office Service Area, are shown with Roger Hansen after receiving an Extra Effort Award.