UW Extension Administrative Professionals Awarded for Dedication, Outreach

Every fall, University of Wyoming Extension holds a conference honoring exceptional Extension administrative professionals. This year, awards were presented on Sept. 21 to two individuals noted for their dedication, positivity, and community outreach.

Fremont County Extension Administrative Assistant Earns Bright Future Award

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Kassie Weber, winner of the 2023 Bright Future award.

Kassie Weber has been with Fremont County Extension for almost four years and has been an invaluable presence in the office. This fall, she was awarded the Bright Future Award, which recognizes administrative professionals who have been with Extension for five years or less.

Weber’s approachable attitude welcomes people in. “It would be extremely difficult to find a member of the public that doesn’t enjoy visiting with Kassie in the Riverton office,” says Chance Marshall, agriculture and natural resources educator at Fremont County Extension.

Weber helps coordinate Fremont County 4-H, and often goes the extra mile on youth outreach. “You can count on her to be the first one there at any fair event,” says Rachel Fisk, fellow Fremont County administrative assistant. She’s always willing to lend a hand with extra programming, from Predator Animal Board meetings to the Lander Valley Garden Expo to artificial insemination classes.

Weber never misses a chance to be supportive and kind, her co-workers concur. She thinks outside the box and makes hard work seem easier. “It has always been a pleasure working with Kassie,” says Marshall. “She should know that her hard work and positive approach makes a big difference in our team and throughout our community.”



Campbell County Extension Administrative Assistant Named Administrative Professional of the Year

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Treasure Boller, winner of the 2023 Administrative Professional of the Year award.

Treasure Boller, senior administrative assistant at Campbell County Extension, earned UW Extension’s highest honor for administrative staff, the Administrative Professional of the Year Award.

Boller keeps the Campbell County 4-H program running smoothly. “Treasure is much beloved by the 4-H community,” says co-worker Katherine Hudson. “She is an individual who puts her heart and soul into the work she does here, and those she interacts with can attest to that.”

Outside of her on-paper responsibilities, Boller also serves on the Campbell County Wellness Committee and helps organize and run the Campbell County Fair.

Her coworkers emphasize her positive attitude and hard work. “Treasure is the first to help clientele,” says Kimberly Fry, Campbell County 4-H educator. “Her personality draws people into the office.”

Boller goes above and beyond to help her community. Campbell County Extension has five full- time educators. This summer, two positions were vacant for most of the season, and the other three educators took leave for part of the summer as well. Boller stepped up, helping to orient and teach the new 4-H educator and keep the office running.

Fry summarizes, “It is because of Treasure that we can provide such seamless and amazing programs for Campbell County.”



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