Fanfare at the Farm Bureau
11/29/2012 Source: Office of Communication Services, CTAHR
The Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation recently honored three members of the CTAHR ‘ohana at their convention. Donna Ching (FCS Extension) was given a Special Recognition Award for her 25 years of service as Program Director of the Agricultural Leadership Program and her “tremendous service and commitment to supporting the development of leaders throughout Hawai‘i’s agricultural sector.” Sylvia Yuen was also awarded Special Recognition for her exemplary service to CTAHR in serving as Interim Dean and effecting marked improvement in the five areas on which she focused during her tenure: strengthening organizational and fund capacity, enhancing college culture, increasing the number of students served, fostering collaboration, and tracking progress. And PEPS Extension Agent Jari Sugano (pictured) was honored with the Outstanding Friend of Farmer Award for her continued focus on doing her best for the good of her clientele, offering numerous and varied workshops, field trials, and other learning opportunities for her stakeholders with skill, energy, and a positive attitude.