About the Award
The Eric Bradford & Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award
Established in 2008 through gifts from family and friends, the Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award seeks to provide a lasting legacy of the unique contributions Eric Bradford and Charlie Rominger made in academia and agriculture and to the field of agricultural sustainability. The intent of the Award is to recognize and honor individuals exhibiting the leadership, work ethic and integrity epitomized by Eric and Charlie. Awardees demonstrate leadership with a passion for service as they aim to improve the world through their contributions to agriculture.
This year's award recipient is Rose Hayden-Smith.
Rose Hayden-Smith has been a UC ANR Cooperative Extension 4-H youth, family and community development advisor in Ventura County since 1992. Since March 2011, she has served as the leader for ANR’s strategic initiative in sustainable food systems.
Nominate a leader in sustainable agriculture
Nominations are welcome for UC farm advisors and Cooperative
Extension specialists as well as UC Davis graduate students, faculty
members, and in special cases, alumni, for their work toward
agricultural sustainability. Award recipients will receive a cash prize
and may be invited to give a lecture sponsored by the Agricultural
Sustainability Institute at UC Davis which manages the Award and
selection process. Letters of nomination should be submitted to the
chair of the selection committee by Dec. 13, 2013.
- Click here to fill out the nomination form online.
- Click here to download and print the nomination form.
To contribute to the endowed fund, please contact Melissa Haworth, Director of Development at (530) 979-1440 or firstname.lastname@example.org or simply mail your contribution to: Melissa Haworth, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Dean’s Office, One Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616 and note that it is for the Bradford-Rominger award.
Dr. Kenneth Tate, recipient of the 2012 Bradford-Rominger Agricultural Sustainability Leadership Award
Dr. Kelly Garbach, the inaugural recipient of the Bradford-Rominger award