Andrew Walker elected to Michigan 4-H Foundation board of trustees
Andrew Walker, of West Branch, was elected Oct. 5 to a three-year term as a trustee of the Michigan 4-H Foundation.
October 11, 2018 - Author: Abbey Miller
EAST LANSING, Mich. — Andrew Walker, of West Branch, was elected Oct. 5 to a three-year term as a trustee of the Michigan 4-H Foundation.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that supports the mission and vision of Michigan State University Extension 4-H Youth Development. The foundation receives donations from individuals and organizations to support 4-H youth development activities and to train Michigan 4-H’s adult and older teen volunteers.
An Ogemaw County 4-H alumnus, Walker currently serves as staff attorney at Legal Services of Eastern Michigan in Saginaw. He earned a juris doctor degree from the MSU College of Law and a bachelor’s degree in political theory and constitutional democracy from MSU’s James Madison College. While attending MSU as an undergraduate, he was active in the Student Senate, Collegiate FFA, the Leadership in Environmental and Agricultural Fields Club, and the MSU Block and Bridle Club.
Michigan 4-H Foundation trustees are volunteers who oversee foundation policies and operations and are community advocates for ongoing and increasing support for 4-H. They are also charged with overseeing the activities of foundation staff members and working on committees developed to facilitate foundation operations.
The Michigan 4-H Foundation owns and operates Kettunen Center, the state’s 4-H leadership training and conference center near Tustin, Mich. The organization also generates private support to operate and maintain the Michigan 4-H Children’s Gardens at Michigan State University. For more information about the Michigan 4-H Foundation, visit www.mi4hfdtn.org. Michigan 4-H Youth Development is the youth-serving program of Michigan State University Extension. More than 209,000 youth are involved in 4-H with the support of 16,000 adult volunteers. For more information about Michigan 4-H, visit www.4h.msue.msu.edu.