The 4-H Advisory Council consists of 22 adults and 11 teens. The council works closely with the 4-H Educator to plan and direct the 4-H program in Hancock County.

2020 Officers:
Chair - Jamie Siferd Secretary - Dodi Newcomer,
Assistant Secretary - Abby Breece
Chair-elect - Linda James Treasurer - Martha Boyd

Please contact Cassie Anderson or phone 419-422-3851 if you are interested in serving on the 4-H Advisory Council.

2020 Meeting Dates:

January 28 * March 24 * May 26 * July 28 * September 22 * November 17

All meetings begin at 7 pm, and are held at the Hancock County Agricultural Service Center.

2020 Committees:
4-H Activities/Judging
4-H Benefit (Endowment)
Awards/Scholarships
Budget & Finance
Fundraising
Marketing
Nominating
Recognition

 

The 4-H Advisory Council consists of:

  • Two adults residing within school districts that they represent. They are to be selected by the 4-H advisors from that school district at the Annual 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Banquet (traditionally in early November)
  • One teenage 4-H member from each school district, who is elected by all 4-H advisors from that school district at the Annual 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Banquet.
  • Two representatives from the Hancock County Junior Leadership Club.
  • Four 4-H Advisors at Large (replacements to be elected at the Annual 4-H Volunteer Appreciation Banquet).

Adult committee members shall serve a term of three calendar years. They must be off the committee one year between terms, unless a replacement cannot be found.

Teenage committee members will serve a one-year term and not more than two consecutive terms.

Current Advisory Council Members

Advisors at Large:
Cassandra King Edy Mowrey Teresa Siferd* Jill Woodward*
School
Representatives:
Youth
Adults
Arcadia Geogia Balderson* Kirsten Ebright Linda James
Arlington Kendra Parke* Dodi Newcomer Keith Russell
Cory Rawson Mattie Huber* Jamie Siferd Nicki vonStein
Findlay Shawna Bartson* Sunni Hubbell Kathy Kreuchauf
Liberty Benton Emma Garmatter* Imelda Ream* Martha Boyd 
McComb Riane Denney* Betsy Conrad* Joann Rider
Riverdale Tori Van Buskirk* Amanda Ball John Livingston* 
Van Buren Rebecca Betts* Nicki Harrington* Beth Marshall
Vanlue Zach Breece* Caleb Breece Theresa Logan
Jr Leadership Club Representatives:

 

Abby Breece*

* = term expires in 2020
  Zach Romero*  

4-H Activities/Judging

Georgia Balderson
Abby Breece
Caleb Breece
Zach Breece
Betsy Conrad
Riane Denney
Emma Garmatter
Mattie Huber
Cassie King
John Livingston
Beth Marshall
Dodi Newcomer, Chair
Keith Russell

4-H Benefit (Endowment)

Toni Altvater
Brooke Anspach
Stephanie Beach
Rose Ann Campbell
Betsy Conrad
Nicki Harrington
April Holland
Jenna Livingston
Beth Marshall
Edy Mowrey
Kendra Parke
Barb Stamper
Tori Van Buskirk
Monica vonStein
Bev Welty, Chair
Jill Woodward

Awards/Scholarships

Amanda Ball
Sunni Hubbell
Cassie King
Katherine Kreuchauf
Imelda Ream
Keith Russell
Nicki vonStein
Jill Woodward, Chair

Budget & Finance

Georgia Balderson
Shawna Bartson
Martha Boyd
Katherine Kreuchauf
John Livingston, Chair
Joann Rider
Jamie Siferd
Teresa Siferd
Tori Van Buskirk

Fundraising

Shawan Bartson
Rebecca Betts
Abby Breece
Zachary Breece
Kirsten Ebright
Sunni Hubbell, Chair
Teresa Logan

Marketing

Caleb Breece
Emma Garmatter
Nicki Harrington
Linda James, Chair
Theresa Logan
Kendra Parke

Nominating

Amanda Ball
Linda James
Joann Rider
Zach Romero
Jamie Siferd, Chair
Teresa Siferd
Nicki vonStein

Recognition

Rebecca Betts
Martha Boyd
Riane Denney
Kirsten Ebright
Mattie Huber
Edy Mowrey, Chair
Dodi Newcomer
Imelda Ream
Zach Romero