National Extension Team Award, “Building Resilient Communities”, National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP), April 2010.
Rural Business Enterprises Representative, State of Louisiana Broadband Advisory Council, Appointed by Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 2009 – 2012.
Graduate, LEAD 21, Land-Grant University Institutional Leadership Program, Fanning Institute, University of Georgia, Recommended by LSU AgCenter Extension Administration, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May 2008 – May 2009.
Agribusiness Management National Needs Fellow, Agribusiness Research Institute, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, January 1998 – January 2002.
Excellence in Commodity Agriculture Research, Economic Research Service-United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C., May 1997