California 4-H State Ambassadors
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. The Ambassadors are still in the process of choosing their platform, 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.
#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!
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:
- Stress Management
- Public Speaking
- Youth-Adult Partnerships
- Civic Education