Tyreen Prunick is a Michigan State University Extension 4-H Program Coordinator in Alger County. She has served in this role since April 2023.
In this role Tyreen provides leadership and management of local 4-H programs, volunteers, and youth participants in Alger County. She promotes and strengthens the Alger County 4-H program by developing programs and partnerships, promoting and evaluating 4-H programs, and recruiting as well as training volunteers. Tyreen is also the liaison from the state of Michigan 4-H office that helps to ensure statewide opportunities and information are available to local participants.
Prior to joining MSU Extension in 2023, Tyreen most recently comes from a career in corporate retail. Her last roles were with Zulily, part of Qurate Retail Group, as a Senior Collection Merchant, Creative Studio Manager, and Senior Buyer. What all of these roles had in common was that her main function was really about connecting people and resources. Additionally, Tyreen has held many roles that serve her passion for representing others – notably youth.
Tyreen attended Central Michigan University (Fire Up, Chips!) where she was a member of and the Treasure for the Communication Association. She was also an Undergraduate Teacher Assistant and Coordinator for the Undergraduate Teacher Assistants. Tyreen earned a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Interpersonal and Public Communication, and a minor in Psychology.