Washtenaw County Extension Office
Youth Leadership, Civic and Cultural Engagement
Jackie Martin is an MSU Extension Educator with statewide 4-H leadership and civic engagement responsibilities housed in Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor), Michigan. Jackie focuses on providing opportunities for youth to develop leadership skills and helps youth find their voice in democratic and community processes through an understanding of civic engagement. Jackie also works with adults to help them recognize the value of youth voice in decision-making. Jackie teaches youth a variety of tools to assist them in group decision-making including parliamentary procedure and consensus building tools including facilitation techniques.
Jackie holds a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in nonprofit leadership. Jackie provides leadership to programs including the Michigan 4-H State Youth Leadership Council and 4-H Capitol Experience.