4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

California 4-H State Ambassadors

The 2016-2017 State Ambassador Team
The 2016-2017 State Ambassador Team

Being part of the California 4-H State Ambassador Program is a working honor that provides these special 4-H members expanded opportunities to serve and promote the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program.

The 2016-17 California State Ambassadors are an enthusiastic, active group!



State Ambassador I: Alberto Lizarraga, San Bernardino County; Aubrey-Rose Stacey, Contra Costa County; Bret Wilkins, Monterey County; Devany Kelley, San Bernardino County; Gabriella Germann, Stanislaus County; Jordan Miner, Contra Costa County; Kalee Cummings, San Diego County; Kyle Geringer, Santa Clara; Olivia Snodgrass, San Luis Obispo County; Riley Arbuckle, Contra Costa County; Sarah Gatie, Yolo County 

State Ambassador II: Trent Baldwin, Monterey County; Jackie Penner, Santa Clara County


The California 4-H State Ambassador position is one of the highest service opportunities and recognition attainable in the University of California 4-H Youth Development Program.

Applications are now open for the 2017-2018 California 4-H State Ambassadors! For more information about applying.

Service Learning Platform

Every year, the Ambassadors choose a platform to focus on for the year. This year their theme is Goal Setting, which will be the underlying theme as they support and represent California 4-H in the following ways:


This year the Ambassadors will have many opportunities to advocate for California 4-H.

Ambassador Unselfie

#GivingTuesday - November 29, 2016

Join the Ambassadors and post your #unselfie on social media to support California 4-H! Go to our #GivingTuesday page to download your sign and use #4HRecipe4Success when you post!



Some of the 2016-2017 Ambassadors attended SLC as part of Support Group
Some of the 2016-2017 Ambassadors attended SLC as part of Support Group
 State Leadership Conference – The State Ambassadors have opened up volunteer opportunities on The Planning Team to help with all aspects of the conference, such as logistics and activities. The State Ambassadors are planning educational workshops, assemblies and a Healthy Living Event with a focus on their Service Learning Platform theme.

California Focus 2016 – Working in a youth-adult partnership, the Ambassadors will be presenting the educational sessions and serve as district and party leaders.





The State Ambassadors represent 4-H at various partner events and meetings, such as the Farm Bureau and the Afterschool Alliance.



The California 4-H Ambassadors receive many requests for presentations. This year, they have developed a menu of workshops that organizations both inside and outside of 4-H can request presentations on:

  • Digital Health
  • Goal Setting
  • Time Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Youth-Adult Partnerships
  • Civic Education 

Learn more about the 4-H Ambassador workshops

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