Advisory Toolkit

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Michigan 4-H Advisory Council Responsibilities, Best Practices & Requirements

October 1, 2018

County 4-H boards and committees have many of the same responsibilities as a county Council, however, their responsibilities typically relate to a specific program or project area.

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Michigan 4-H Advisory Groups 4-H Club By-Laws: Sample Template

November 9, 2017

A well-written set of by-laws will provide a club with direction and structure. In addition it can outline the major functions of the group so that the membership knows the expectations.

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Michigan 4-H Advisory Groups: Creating A Strong Purpose

May 31, 2016

MSU Extension resources for creating 4-H committee objectives.

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Michigan 4-H Advisory Groups: Insuring Cross Representation in By-laws

June 1, 2016

When forming a committee, club or council a strong set of by-laws is a great way to keep the group on target and focused on the mission.

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Michigan 4-H Advisory Groups By-laws Template

May 31, 2016

MSU Extension resources for 4-H Advisory Group bylaws.

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Parliamentary Procedure Frequently Asked Questions

May 31, 2016

Listed below are frequently asked questions (FAQs) that the 4-H Leadership/ Civic Engagement Team hear during Parliamentary Procedure Training.

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Parliamentary Procedure FAQ’s Part 2

September 28, 2016

Learn more about parliamentary procedure.

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Parliamentary Procedure: Voting

November 18, 2016

Following is a list of different types of voting and an explanation of where or if they are appropriate along with procedures for voting.

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Running an Election

January 9, 2017

Selecting your officers to lead a club, council, committee or board is one of the most important responsibility of a group.

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Set Your Meeting Up for Success

Virtual 4-H Officer Elections: Zoom Polls

Guiding Principles

December 8, 2015

Michigan 4-H sticks to some basic guiding principles that define how it approaches its work with youth.

Financial Manual for 4-H Volunteers

March 2, 2020

A guide to financial accountability for 4-H volunteers.

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Financial Manual for 4-H Treasurers

March 2, 2020

A guide to managing money wisely for 4-H treasurers.

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MSU Extension Volunteer Selection Process

June 2, 2017

Volunteers are a critical part of Michigan 4-H and other MSU Extension programs. Complete the Volunteer Selection Process and become a volunteer today!