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25 Year Recognition

For NAE4-HA members who have completed 25 years or more of service. More information at: 

Jane Chin Young 2010 25 Year Award Recipient
Jane has served as a 4-H advisor in counties in both Southern and Northern California, with a focus on volunteer leader development, nutrition education, therapeutic horseback riding, and outreach to diverse audiences. She was a chaperone for National 4-H Congress, National 4-H Conference, and the LABO Japanese Exchange.
Darlene Liesch 2009 25-year Award Recipient

Darlene has served as 4-H advisor, volunteer and currently the CountyDirector for the 4-H Youth Development program in California.  She has experienced 4-H from many perspectives:  member, volunteer, 4-H Youth Development Advisor and currently CountyDirector.  She appreciates the positive impact that 4-H can have on a child. As a 4-H advocate, Darlene ensures awareness and support for 4-H such as securing funding for a full time outreach position.

Michael Marzolla - 2008 25-year Award Recipient


Michael Marzolla, 4-H Youth Development & Master Gardener Advisor in Santa Barbara County

Since 1983, Michael has served as an Advisor with University of California Cooperative Extension in Santa Barbara County. He has over twenty-five years of experience in the field of non-formal environmental education having worked in national and international settings. He is fluent in Spanish and has extensive experience working with diverse communities.

Sue Manglallan
25 Year Service Award Recipient 2005
Sue Manglallan, 4-H Youth and Family Development Advisor in San Diego County developed a 4-H Foundation managed afterschool program that reaches 700 youth annually.She co-authored, Leaders Manual for K-3Grade Youth, Youth Experience in Science and four afterschool curricula.
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