Janelle Stewart

Janelle Stewart

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Extension Educator
Lenawee County Extension Office




Janelle Stewart is a Michigan State University Extension Educator overseeing the Lenawee County 4-H program.  She also has statewide programming responsibilities in leadership and civic engagement.   Janelle has a passion for community youth engagement work, specifically giving youth a voice in leadership positions on councils, boards, and committees.  Janelle is committed to teaching youth how to gain and utilize skills to become today’s leaders. 

Additionally, Janelle is a certified instructor by the National Council for Behavioral Health in both Youth and Teen Mental Health First Aid.  She is also a certified trainer for Screening Applicants for Effectiveness (SAFE) and Youth Quality Care of Animals (YQCA).    

Program specialty areas include but not limited to: 

  • Community Youth Development
  • Positive Youth Development
  • Parliamentary Procedure/Officer Training
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Youth-Adult Partnership
  • Youth Voice
  • Youth Empowerment
  • Youth on Councils, Boards and Committees
  • 4-H and Fairs Relationships