4-H ambassadors represent and promote 4-H, as well as assist with county-wide or statewide 4-H activities. A 4-H Ambassador is a motivated individual who seeks to become a leader, mentor and teacher, inspiring positive change in their community.

What is an Ambassador?

4-H Ambassadors are responsible for representing and promoting 4-H and assisting with county-wide or statewide 4-H activities. A 4-H Ambassador is a motivated individual who seeks to become a leader, mentor, and teacher, inspiring positive change in their community.   

Why should I become a 4-H Ambassador?

The Ambassadors program builds self-confidence, personal growth, communication, and leadership skills. You will have an opportunity to meet new friends, make new connections, engage in public speaking, enhance your portfolio and resume and so much more.

How can I become a 4-H Ambassador?

There are many opportunities throughout Michigan to serve in an ambassador role both at the county, state and project area levels. Work with your local 4-H office if you are interested in an opportunity listed below.

National 4-H Level 

National 4-H Shooting Sports Ambassadors-Contact: Laura Quist

Healthy Living Summit-Contact: Michelle Neff or Kea Norrell-Aitch

Agriculture Summit-Contact: TBD

True Leaders in Equity Summit-Contact: Brian Wibby

State 4-H Level

State Youth Leadership Council (SYLC)-Contact: Jackie MartinFrank Cox or Sara Keinath

4-H Helping with Rainbow Hands (LGBTQIA + Alliance)-Contact: Kristy Oosterhouse

Immunization Ambassadors-Contact: Alyssa Picone

Statewide 4-H Project Level (may provide feedback on project area and/or assist with specific project-specific events)

Apple Ambassadors-Contact: Kathy Jamieson

Dairy Ambassadors-Contact: Melissa Elisher 

4-H Rabbit and Cavy Ambassadors-Contact: Glenda Weiss 

Healthy Living Ambassadors- Contact: Michelle Neff or Kea Norrell-Aitch

Money Smart Youth Ambassadors-Contact Laurie Rivetto or Kathy Jamieson 

Shooting Sports Youth Ambassadors-Contact: Laura Quist  or Seth Martin

Statewide 4-H Event Level (shorter term, focused on delivering a specific event)

4-H Exploration Days Scheme Team-Contact: Laurie Rivetto

4-H Capitol Experience Steering Committee-Contact: Jackie Martin

4-H Future Squad Planning Committee-Contact: Laurie Rivetto

MI State Fair Youth Council-Contact: Deb Morgan

County Level:

Contact your local office to explore Local Ambassador opportunities

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