The Adams County 4-H Advisory Committee plays an important role in our 4-H Program. The Advisory Committee is charged with providing advice to the 4-H Professionals, helps assess the needs of the youth in our county and develops programming to meet those needs. The Committee helps sets policies and procedures for the county program, plans and runs activities and raises funds to make those activities possible.
Our Adams County 4-H Advisory Committee helps make our 4-H Program great! They coordinate events like Skillathon and Kids College, provide a partial scholarship to every Adams County 4-H Camper and meet on a regular basis to continually evaluate the needs of our 4-Hers. Volunteers and Youth that currently serve inlcude: Dave Baker, Kim Baker, Joy Bauman, Carlie Cluxton, Emily Collett, Summer Drummond, Marcheta Ferguson, Judy Hawkins, Sam Kimmerly, Teresa Lewis, Linda Louiso, Bonnie Simpkins, Erin Simpkins, Donnie Swayne, Erica Swearingen and Matthew Swearingen. I appreciate these members for their dedication and their willingness to provide leadership to our county Program.
We currently have vacancies on the Committee which is made up of fifteen 4-H Volunteers, elected by their peers to a three year term, and four youth 4-H members, appointed by the committee to fill a one year term. If you are a current, approved 4-H volunteer and interested in becoming more involved in the Program, please consider applying to serve on the Advisory Committee. Applications can be found on the Adams County Extension website under 4-H polices and forms. They should be submitted to the Extension Office by September 1st. We will hold an election virtually in October 2020 to elect five adult members. All current volunteers will receive a unique link at the email address they have on file with the Extension Office to vote for up to five committee members.
Youth Advisory Committee Membership applications are also available at adams.osu.edu under 4-H policies and forms. All active 4-H members are eligible to apply for membership and will be appointed at the September Advisory Committee meeting to serve a term from October 1 – September 30.
If you are interested, please reach out to Kristy or a current Committee member. We would be glad to answer any questions you may have.