Marin County
University of California
Marin County

4-H County Ambassador (All Star)

About the Program

4-H County Ambassadors are liaisons between the county 4-H office, 4-H members and volunteers, and the public. They visit 4-H clubs in their county, network with other organizations within the community, and represent their county at the annual 4-H State Leadership Conference. 4-H County Ambassadors are role models for their fellow 4-H members and their community.

The 4-H County Ambassador rank not only recognizes a member's leadership abilities, but it is also a working honor. 4-H County Ambassadors assist with county events, develop plans of action, and perform service projects. This esteemed position keeps older members involved by providing them with leadership development through goals to strive for as they serve as leader role models for younger members.

2018-2019 Ambassadors

Olivia Blantz

Taylor Boothe

Morgan Boothe

Katie Shepardson

Adult Advisors: Loring Casartelli & Tracy Boothe

2019 Selection

Applications will be available in Spring 2019. 


Due by June 1, 2019

Time Commitment: 12 months, from July 1 to June 30.

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Responsibilities

  • Participate in the Marin 4-H Teen Club.
  • Serve as an active participant, providing a link between 4-H members, clubs, and council.
  • Represent 4-H at various levels, not only within their club, but at county, sectional, and state.
  • Attend state leadership conference.
  • Complete all pre and post work to allow for hosting Achievement Event.
  • Be willing and able to assist at county presentation day, and other county events as needed.
  • Serve as a positive role model; be receptive to new ideas and challenges and promote 4-H, setting a good example for younger members.
  • Represent 4-H to outside organizations when called upon.
  • View the Ambassador rank, not as an award, but as a new responsibility and learning experience.
  • Be prepared to financially support the all-star ambassador work and responsibilities.

Qualifications

  • Applicant must be between 14 – 18 years old by July 1, 2019.
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year of membership in 4-H.
  • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership experience and skills. This may be demonstrated either through a Gold Star or through mastery of a project as demonstrated by at least 6 hours of instruction, 40 hours of significant leadership roles, 30 hours of citizenship and/or community service, and 10 public speaking engagements.
  • Completing a 4-H Record Book is NOT a requirement.
  • Having a gold star is NOT a requirement. 
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