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Pennsylvania Supervisory Retreat, October 19-20, 2010

The NASS Pennsylvania Field Office held a fantastic and unique Supervisory Workshop on October 19-20, 2010 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. There were 8 NASDA Field and Office Supervisors who participated in the workshop. They oversee more than 70 enumerators statewide. The NASS team participating were FO Director Kevin Pautler, Jackie Weaver, Sherry Deane, and Pam Kanagy. In addition, the…

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2010 Minnesota ARMS II Training Workshop

The Minnesota NASS Field Office held a successful and productive workshop in Bloomington, Minnesota on October 13-15, 2010 to prepare for the ARMS II (Agricultural Resource Management Survey). More than 45 NASDA enumerators, including 5 Supervisors, attended the session. NASDA’s NASS Program Director Charlie Ingram also participated in the workshop activities.The ARMS is an important…

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Kentucky Supervisor Retreat (Carrollton, Kentucky), October 6-7, 2010

The NASS Kentucky Field Office held a very productive and successful Supervisory Retreat on October 6-7, 2010 at the historic General Butler State Resort Park near Carrollton, Kentucky.  There were 5 NASDA Field Supervisors, 2 Office Supervisors and 3 Office Coaches who participated in the retreat. The Kentucky Field Office is one of 6 NASS Data Call Centers (DCCs).  The NASS team who…

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New York Supervisor Retreat and Survey Workshop (Albany, New York) October 5-7, 2010

The NASS New York Field Office held a Supervisory Retreat on October 5-7, 2010 in Albany, New York. There were 7 NASDA Field Supervisors and 5 NASS FO staff who participated in the session. In addition to the classroom sessions, the group visited a local egg farmer and enjoyed a fall foliage tour through the Adirondack Mountains by boat.The Supervisory Retreat was followed by a training…

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Virginia Supervisor Workshop (Virginia Beach, VA) September 22-24, 2010

The NASS Virginia Field Office held an excellent and successful Supervisory Workshop on September 22-24, 2010 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.NASDA Field Supervisors who participating in the workshop were: Minnie Smith and Linda Lee Wilkes. NASDA Office Supervisors attending were Cora Smith and Laurie Parker. The NASS team who participated were: Director Herman Ellison, NASDA Coordinator Amy…

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Kentucky Data Collection Center Enumerators Recognized

The NASDA enumerators from the Kentucky Data Collection Center were recognized for their dedication and extra effort on conducting the University of Minnesota Regional Rural Injury Study, “Consequences of Agricultural Injuries”. This study was a very large undertaking, initially involving three calling centers (Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Montana) and contacting over 30,000 operations…

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Michigan Supervisor/NASS-NASDA Workshop (Lawton, Michigan) August 26-27, 2010

The NASS Michigan Field Office held an excellent and successful Supervisory Workshop/NASS-NASDA Retreat on August 26-27, 2010 near Lawton, Michigan. There were 7 NASDA Field and Office Supervisors who participated in the Workshop. The NASS team who participated included: Director Dave Kleweno; Deputy Director Gerald Tillman; Ag Statistician and NASDA Coordinator Chad Cloos; Ag…

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Montana Supervisor Workshop & Field Office (Helena /Lewistown, Montana) August 18-20, 2010

The NASS Montana Field Office held a successful and productive Supervisory Workshop on August 20, 2010 in Lewistown, Montana. There were 9 NASDA Field and Office Supervisors and Coaches who participated in the Workshop. The NASS Montana Field Office team did an excellent job of coordinating, organizing and leading the workshop session. The NASS team included: Director Steve Anderson, Ag…

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NASS Administrative Workshop (San Antonio, Texas) August 10-13, 2010

NASS held a successful and productive Administrative Workshop on August 10-13, 2010, in San Antonio, Texas. More than 30 Administrative Technicians from 26 NASS Field Offices participated in the session. The NASS Administrative Technicians are key team members in the successful administration of the NASS-NASDA Cooperative Program by performing many critical tasks for both the Field…