Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Russell D. Hill

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Associate 4-H Youth Development Advisor
Merced County
2145 Wardrobe Ave
Merced, CA 95341-6445
(209) 385-7418
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Also in:
Mariposa County
Madera County

Biography

A fourth generation Californian, Central Valley to be specific, Russell is the Associate 4-H Youth Development Advisor for Merced, Madera, and Mariposa Counties. He received his B.A. in anthropology from CSU Fresno in 1998 and his Masters in Public Administration from CSU Stanislaus in 2003. Before accepting his current position of 4-H Youth Development Advisor, Hill served as the state 4-H Military Partnership Programs director from 2010-2012. Hill had also been the 4-H Youth Development Program Representative in Merced County from 2005-2010.
Russell is a trained Qualified Administrator in the Intercultural Developmental Inventory, Inc; a co-chair to the University of California’s 4-H Diversity Workgroup; a member of several research projects including 4-H Volunteer Culture, a multi-state Youth Retention Study, and From the Ground Up. His passion is working with volunteers and organizations to make positive changes that affect the lives of the communities that they serve and delivering strong 4-H STEM programming in many different settings.

Education

M.P.A Public Administration, CSU Stanislaus. 2003
BA Anthropology, CSU Fresno. 1998

Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
    Presented by National Association of Extension 4-H Agents,  2016
  • National Extenison Diversity Award
    Presented by American Association for Public and Land-Grant Universities,  2016

Specialty

Science Literacy, after-school programming, outdoor/environmental education, program development, and organizational change.

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Bibliography

Peer Reviewed

  • Hill, Russell; Dias, Cladia; Horrillo, Shannon; Villalobos, Elizabeth; Guild, Jessica; Moncloa, Fe (2016). Core Elements of the 4-H Youth Development Program. UC ANR.
  • Hill, Russell; Schmitt-McQuitty, Lynn; Dias, Claudia; Moncloa, Fe (2016). Staffing for Success. UC ANR.
  • Worker, Steven; Hill, Russell; Miller, Jolynn; Go, Charles; Boyes, Rita (2015). "Exploring the Effectiveness of a Retreat Method for Extension Staff." Journal of Extension 53(6): 1.
  • Moncloa, F.; Erbstein, N.; London, J.; Geraghty, E.; Go, C.; Martin, A.; Hill, R.; Spezzano, T. (2013). Putting Youth on the Map. UC Delivers 2013.

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Hartzog, Cassie; Abrams, Carolyn; Erbstein, Nancy; London, Jonathan K.; Watterson, Sara (2017). California's San Joaquin Valley: A region and its Children Under Stress. Report commissioned by Sierra Health Foundation and conducted by the UC Davis Center for Regional Change.: 32.
  • Hill, Russell; Fringer, Laurie (2017). Madera 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; Wice, Donna (2017). Mariposa 4-H Spirit Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; McIntyre, Darlene (2017). Merced 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Moncloa, Fe; Hill, Russell; Workgroup, UC ANR Diversity (2017). Translating Latino Youth Development Research into Practice. Honolulu, HI,
  • Dahlberg, Jeff; Adaskaveg, Jim; Ayars, James; Chandler, John; Clark, David; Daane, Kent; Dahlquist-Willard, Ruth; Hill, Russell; Jacobsen, Ryan; Klassen, Parry; Klein, Bob; Spate, Steve; Trouillas, Florent; Zhuang, George; Fischer, Lisa (2017). UC Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Strategic Planning Document.K. Webb-Martinez and S. Cooper.
  • Finzel, Julie; Gispert, Carmen; Soule, Katherine E; Hill, Russell D; Drill, Sabrina; Dara, Surendra K; Spezzano, Theresa Marie (2016). AAC Advisor Committee Newsletter - Spring 2016.J. Finzel.
  • Finzel, Julie; Gispert, Carmen; Soule, Katherine E; Hill, Russell D; Drill, Sabrina; Dara, Surendra K; Spezzano, Theresa Marie (2016). AAC Advisor Newsletter - Fall 2016.J. Finzel.
  • Horrillo, Shannon; Moncloa, Fe; Espinoza, Dorina; Hill, Russell; Nathaniel, Keith (2016). Expanding Outreach and Retention through Intercultural Competence: An Organizational Development Model for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion. National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.
  • Moncloa, Fe; Hill, Russell; Workgroup, UC ANR Diversity (2016). Expanding Outreach and Retention through Intercultural Competence: An Organizational Development Model for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion. Honolulu, HI,
  • Hill, Russell; Fringer, Laurie (2016). Madera 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; Wice, Donna (2016). Mariposa 4-H Spirit Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; Mcintyre, Darlene (2016). Merced 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, R.; Mashiri, Fadzayi; Wice, Donna; Wass, Debbie (2016). University of California Cooperative Extension Mariposa Annual Report.
  • 2015, AAC Advisor Committee Newsletter - Spring (2015). AAC Advisor Committee Newsletter - Fall 2015.J. Finzel.
  • Finzel, Julie; Gispert, Carmen; Soule, Katherine E; Hill, Russell D; Drill, Sabrina; Dara, Surendra K; Spezzano, Theresa Marie (2015). AAC Advisor Committee Newsletter - Spring 2015.J. Finzel.
  • Horrillo, Shannon; Moncloa, Fe; Espinoza, Dorina; Hill, Russell; Nathaniel, Keith (2015). Expanding Outreach and Retention through Intercultural Competence: An Organizational Development Model for Embracing Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Hill, Russell; Worker, Steven (2015). Junk Drawer Robotics in the Afterschool Setting. Portland, OR,
  • Hill, R.; Fringer, Laurie (2015). Madera 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, R.; Wice, Donna (2015). Mariposa 4-H Spirit Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, R.; McIntyre, Darlene (2015). Merced 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Lewis, Kendra; Miller, Jolynn; Hill, Russell; Withrow-Clark, Robert; Borba, John; Bird, Marianne (2015). Retaining 4-H Youth: An Examination of California 4-H Youth Recruitment and Retention.
  • Lewis, Kendra; Miller, Jolynn; Hill, Russell; Withrow-Clark, Robert; Borba, John; Bird, Marianne (2015). Retaining 4-H Youth: An Examination of California 4-H Youth Recruitment and Retention. Portland, OR,
  • Hill, R.; Mashiri, Fadzayi; Wice, Donna; Wass, Debbie (2015). University of California Cooperative Extension Madera Annual Report.
  • Hill, Russell; Fringer, Laurie (2014). Madera 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; Wice, Donna (2014). Mariposa 4-H Spirit Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, Russell; McIntyre, Darlene (2014). Merced 4-H Updates Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, R.; Mashiri, Fadzayi; Wice, Donna; Wass, Debbie (2014). UCCE (University of California Cooperative Extension) Mariposa Annual Report.
  • Hill, R.; Stoddard, Scott; Doll, Dave; Maxwell, Norton (2014). UCCE (University of California Cooperative Extension) Merced Annual Report.
  • Hill, Russell; Ratto, JoAnn (2013). Stanislaus County Forecast Newsletter.R. Hill.
  • Hill, R. (2011). 4-H Military Partnership Impact Sheet.
  • Hill, R. (2011). 4-H Military Partnershp End of Year Report.
  • Hill, R. (2011). Adventure Camp Grant Final Report.
  • Hill, R. (2011). "California 4-H Military Partnership Webpage." from http://www.ca4h.org/Programs/MilitaryPartnership/.
  • Hill, R. (2011). California 4-H Military Partnershp information flyer.
  • Hill, R. (2011). "California OMK (Operation Military Kids) Webpage." from http://www.operationmilitarykids.org/public/statePOCHome.aspx?state=California.
  • Hill, R. (2011). California Operation: Military Kids Facebook Page.
  • Hill, R. (2011). Guidelines for OMK (Operation Military Kids).
  • Hill, R. (2011). Operation: Military Kids Corporate Report.
  • Hill, R. (2010). "4-H E-News." Retrieved June 2010-September 2011,
  • Hill, R. (2010). 4-H Military Partnership End of Year Report.
  • Hill, R. (2010). Operation: Military Kids Corporate Report.

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