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County 4-H Council

The Marin County 4-H Council is organized for the purpose of cooperating with the University of California Cooperative Extension in organizing, promoting and carrying out 4-H youth development work in this county. The specific purposes for which the Marin County 4-H Council is organized shall be to:

  1. Help implement programs and projects based upon the educational framework of the 4-H YDP, and the educational goals and standards as identified by the county and state 4-H YDP staff.
  2. Help ensure that all county 4-H YDP programming is consistent with the Mission, Core Values, and Framework and Program Criteria Checklist.
  3. Build in mechanisms to achieve affirmative action goals and develop a management body whose membership is representative of the diversity of the community.
  4. Include involvement of members in county council operations and decision-making.
  5. Set limitations on term length and succession of adult volunteers to distribute more service opportunities.
  6. Raise and account for all 4-H YDP funds in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and UC ANR policies and procedures as set forth in chapter 9: Financial Management.
  7. Develop mechanisms to recommend solutions to problems and disputes within the county 4-H YDP. See Complaint-Council Complaint Review Board Procedure.
  8. Facilitate mechanisms for providing training and support of adult volunteers and youth.
  9. Facilitate community involvement to contribute to program focus and direction.

All Marin County 4-H adult volunteers who are appointed by the county director shall be active members of the Marin County 4-H Council. Senior 4-H members (9th grade – 12th grade) shall be eligible to be active members of the 4-H Council. 

Marin 4-H Council Constitution 2009  | Marin 4-H Council By Laws 2010