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 2016-2017 Council Positions and Committees

Placer County 4-H Council is led by four adult volunteers in the position of Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, and Secretary.  These positions were voted upon for the 2016-2017 4-H year at the May Council meeting.  In order to be more transparent about the roles of each of these officers, a position description has been provided.  Volunteers submit a complete application and by signing the position description, they agree to fulfill the duties listed.

In addition to the traditional roles, this year there will be additional opportunity for youth to participate on council as a Youth Officer.  The position description and application are available.  Applications will be due to the 4-H office by 5:00pm on September 15th. A selection committee made up of adult volunteers not related to the applicants will review the applications, and youth will be recommended for the position at the September 28th Council meeting held at the Loomis Veterans Hall beginning at 7:00pm.

Placer County 4-H Council also has several committees that youth and adult volunteers are welcome to join.  Descriptions of each of the committees are also available for those interested in participating for the coming 2016-2017 4-H year. 4-H’ers, volunteers, and parents are welcome to join us on the 4th Wednesday of each month for Placer County 4-H Council meetings.  Please submit a Committee Interest Form by September 1st so we can communicate specifically about each committee with interested youth and adults.

Council Positions

Chair     Assistant Chair     Secretary     Treasurer     Council Youth Officer

Application  Council Position Application

Committee Description

Council Budget Committee     Fundraising Committee     Outreach Committee    Fair Committee  Selection Committee

Committee Interest Form Committee Interest Form

Please contact LeAnn Chizek at the Placer County 4-H Office with questions or 530-889-7386

Download the Placer County 4-H calendar here 2016-2017 4-H Calendar.

2016-2017 4-H Calendar

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4-H is an educational program of the University of California Cooperative Extension and made available through a partnership of county, state, and federal governments. The program creates positive opportunities for youth to develop life skills and become engaged in their local communities.  The program combines the efforts of youth, volunteer leaders, and University staff and faculty to create a fun, hands-on learning approach to a non-formal education. 

Placer 4-H Blog

  • Placer and Nevada 4-H Members Exhibit at Bi-County Fashion Revue

    Added May 16, 2016
    Bi County Fashio Revue 2016

    On April 30th at Magnolia Intermediate School in Grass Valley, 4-H members from Placer and Nevada counties came together to participate in the annual Bi-County 4-H Fashion Revue. Youth had the opportunity to model and present garments that they had sewn or purchased. In conjunction with the judging event, youth members were able to participate in a fashion show to highlight their specific...

  • Placer County 4-H Youth Lead Community Outreach at the Higgins and Cal Fire 2016 Open House

    Added April 27, 2016
    McKenna, Smokey, and Myah

    Auburn, CA – April 23, 2016 – McKenna and Myah, members of Placer County's Ophir 4-H Club, planned and ran a community outreach activity on Saturday at the Higgins Fire District and Cal Fire 2016 Open House. The girls worked together to develop a plan to spread the word about 4-H in Placer and Nevada County.  McKenna and Myah decided to show everyone that 4-H Grows Here by...

  • Two Placer County 4-H Youth Receive President’s Volunteer Service Award

    Added March 29, 2016

    Auburn, CA – March 29, 2016 – Lleyton Rutz and Leila Doty, members of Placer County 4-H, have been honored for their exemplary volunteer service with a President's Volunteer Service Award.   The award, which recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country, was granted by The Prudential...

  • BrickDreams Enlists the Help of Placer County 4-H Youth

    Added February 16, 2016
    BrickDreams is a success.

         Kyle and Lleyton R., both 13, of Eureka Granite Bay 4-H Club are at the helm of BrickDreams, a nationally recognized charity based in Folsom working to bring unused Legos to children who have been the victims of domestic violence.  The group collects unwanted Legos, sorts them into empty tennis ball cans and works with local agencies in Northern California...

  • Placer County 4-H FRC 3257 Robotics Team Competition

    Added February 10, 2016

    Come cheer on the local Placer County 4-H FRC 3257 Robotics Team at their upcoming event. The team will be participating in the FIRST STRONGHOLD competition being held at UC Davis March 24th-26th . Approximately 55 teams will be participating and admission is free. Worldwide, more than 3,000 teams will compete at over 120 events, all leading up to the 2016 FIRST Championship event being held in...

  • The Ophir 4-H Club Dessert Auction

    Added December 14, 2015

             By Lance Winfield           The dessert auction is an event that takes place yearly at the November Ophir 4-H meeting. The latest one took place on November 3, 2015. What happens is that an auction takes place to sell homemade treats. The treats sold at the auction had to be homemade and not bought from a store. This would give the buyer...

Placer County 4-H Council Meeting Minutes & Agendas

Downloads Type Date Added
August 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 8/18/16
May 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 5/26/16
April 2016 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 5/26/16
April 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 4/28/16
March 2016 Council Meeting Minutes PDF 4/28/16
March 2016 Council Meeting Agenda PDF 3/24/16
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