California 4-H Association
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California 4-H Association

California 4-H Association

CA 4-H Association
The California 4-H Association is a nationally recognized network of youth development professionals committed to advancing the professional status of the 4-H staff and academics through professional improvement.

The primary purpose of the Association is professional improvement and individual growth. The Association’s goals are:

  1. To provide an opportunity to network and learn from colleagues, both in California and nationwide.
  2. To promote professional development among 4-H youth staff by providing guidelines and curriculum of study, professional improvement workshops, and vehicles for communication (Professional Development).
  3. Recognize Association members for achievement, innovation, and service (Recognition).
  4. To establish contact with and support for the National Association of Extension 4-H Agents.


2016-2017 Board of Directors

Office Name Email Title County Assignment
President Katherine Soule 4-H Youth Development Advisor San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara
President-Elect Gemma Miner 4-H Thrive Academic Coordinator State 4-H Office
VP for Membership Shanna Abatti 4-H Program Representative Imperial
VP for Recognition Car Mun Kok 4-H Youth Development Advisorr Mendocino and Lake
Secretary JoLynn Miller 4-H Youth Development Advisor El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras, and Tuolumne
Treasurer Charles Go 4-H Youth Development Advisor Alameda and Contra Costa
Past President John Borba 4-H Youth Development Advisor Kern
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