Peggy Jeffries
Administrative Support Associate in the 4‐H Youth Development Program, UNL

The Board of Regents is pleased to present a Kudos award to Peggy Jeffries, Administrative Support Associate in the 4‐H Youth Development Program at the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln.

Peggy’s responsibilities include providing support to 4‐H and State Fair accounts; assisting with budget development and policy interpretation; scheduling and coordinating 4‐H events for the State Fair including facility and technical needs; coordinating registration for 4‐H Big Red Camps and Horse Show and the screening process for volunteers; acting as liaison between event personnel and departments; compiling and analyzing incoming data from 4‐H Plus and Fair Plus reporting software; and forwarding data to the national organization. She annually oversees the State Fair entry system for more than 10,000 entries and 4,000 youth participants. She monitors the data of the 4‐H enrollment system, which enrolls more than 140,000 youth annually.

Pictured: Chancellor Perlman; Judy Heim, sister; Gene Jeffries, husband; Peggy Jeffries; Regent McClurg
As part of her role with the State Fair, Peggy has been instrumental in the transition to new data management systems. She works with more than 100 superintendents to make sure each division of the Fair is successful. She is the front door to the State Fair for 4‐H’ers and their families.

Peggy is accompanied today by her guests: Gene Jeffries, her husband; Judy Heim, her sister; Kathleen Lodl, her supervisor; and co‐workers: Tracy Pracheil, Kris Spath; Diane Walkowiak, Michelle Krehbiel, Lisa Spilker, Jill Walahoski, Jessie Bauman, Katie Larson and Beth Birnstihl.

Please join me in thanking Peggy for her dedication to the University of Nebraska‐Lincoln and to the 4‐H Youth Development Program.
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