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Missouri Agricultural Extension Professionals

Missouri Agricultural Extension Professionals logo.MAEP along with NACAA strive to advance the professional status of extension agents and specialists with agriculture-related extension appointments. Encourage, promote, and provide professional improvement for all members. Provide for the exchange of ideas, methods, and techniques. Represent professional interests of members in matters of public policy and affairs. Promote public confidence, esteem, and respect for Cooperative Extension. Recognize professional excellence in Cooperative Extension nationwide.

State Officers 2019–20

  • Past president — Kate Kammler, Horticulture Field Specialist, Ste. Genevieve County
  • President — Valerie Tate, Agronomy Field Specialist, Linn County
  • President Elect — David Hoffman, Livestock Field Specialist, Cass County
  • Secretary — Kelly McGowan, Horticulture Field Specialist, Greene County
  • Treasurer — Donna Aufdenberg, Horticulture Field Specialist, Bollinger County

State Committee Chairpersons 2018–19

Membership

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    Dues

    Dues are $100. Make check out to MAEP and mail to MAEP Treasurer Donna Aufdenberg at P.O. Box 408, Jackson, MO 63755.

    Membership Form (PDF) (opens in new window)

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    Top 10 Reasons to Join

    10. Financial support…
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    8. Professional development opportunities…
    7. Family-oriented activities…
    6. Workshops and tours…
    5. Group scholarship program…
    4. Leadership opportunities…
    3. Program recognition contests…
    2. Direct impact…
    1. Network development…

    MAEP Brochure (PDF) (opens in new window)

National Organization

National Association of County Agricultural Agents logo.MAEP is affiliated with the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) professional extension organization. Together, we all make extension and agriculture stronger. Membership is a great way to be connected to your peers and to develop professionally. NACAA is geared toward extension educators and other professionals who work in agriculture, horticulture, forestry and natural resources, 4-H youth development, community development, administration, aquaculture and Sea Grant, and related disciplines.