President’s Message

— Tammera Dean Beckham

Summary of President’s message about commitment and the importance of commitment in NAE4-HA.

Growing As Professionals

— Carney McRae, Extension Educator, University of Maine, Cooperative Extension Knox-Lincoln County Office  — Dr. Mary S. Williams, University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, NAE4-HA Professional Improvement Committee 

Discussion on how to balance 4-H work and family life. Evaluation of practical ways to maintain a healthy, productive and balanced lifestyle at home and at work.

Sharing Ideas

— Laura Tuckwiller, completing third year teen leadership Clintonville Mountain Rangers 4-H Club, Greenbrier County, West Virginia  — Dr. Wendy V. Hamilton, 4-H Youth Development Specialist, New Mexico State University. 

In depth discussion of the role and the purpose of national 4-H curriculum. Evaluates ways to develop curriculum within county, state and national arena’s.

Membership Services

  • Bridging To The Future

— Annette Devitt, Salem County 4-H Agent & John Crites, Extension Educator. 

Summary of history of NAE4-HA and the importance of goal setting for the future progress of the NAE4-HA. Includes suggestions and comments to improve the programs nationally. 

  • Resource Development Task Force challenged with expanded mission at Galaxy Conference
  • National Award Winners

— Kevin J. Mitchell, Co-Chair Resource Development Task Force, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Cook College Department of 4-H Youth Development  — Duane P. Johnson, Chair- Member Recognition.

Summary of 1997 awards received by NAE4-HA members. 

  • College Knowledge for the Mind, fortuitous partnership
  • Keep your address current
  • News and Views for sale
  • Policy and Resolutions Committee researches by-laws
  • Special Thanks to NAE4-HA Donors

— Ellen G. Murphy, Ed.D., Youth Development Specialist, Washington State University  — Donna J. MacNeir, President-Elect, N.J.  — Donna J. MacNeir, President-Elect, N.J.  — Frankie Marler, Chair, Policy & Resolutions Committee, 1995-1997