Amanda Gevens receives ANRE Outstanding Specialist Award

Gevens_Portrait_2009-217x300Amanda Gevens, a CALS and UW-Extension plant pathologist with expertise in potato and vegetable disease identification, characterization and management, was recently awarded the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension (ANRE) Outstanding Specialist Award.

This award recognizes the excellence of an Extension specialist in the ANRE program area to develop research-based educational programs and provide leadership within their field of expertise. Qualities considered include: quality teaching and educational products; strong and consistent follow-up and support of key program delivery partners; ability to build working relationships and teams; and the ability to develop and deliver programs that are stakeholder-driven, problem focused, and outcome-oriented.