Committees

4-H meetings are open for anyone to attend and have his/her voice heard. 4-H members, leaders, and parents are strongly encouraged to attend meetings to be involved planning and decision-making in Washtenaw 4-H.

 

All meetings take place in the MSUE lower level classroom unless otherwise specified.

4-H Advisory Council

4-H Service Club

4-H Project Committees

4-H Horse Association

4-H Livestock & Dairy Committee

4-H Junior Livestock Committee

4-H Small Animal Committee

4-H Still Projects Committee

4-H Advisory Council

The 4-H Advisory Council supports, promotes, and enhances the 4-H program by overseeing the 4-H program, serving as an advisory board to 4-H staff, and planning a yearly budget which includes financial support for 4-H members, clubs, and programs. Teens and adult volunteers are elected annually by clubs to represent the 4-H community. Teens serve one-year terms and adults serve two-year terms.

Meetings: 7 PM, 2nd Thursday of odd-numbered months 

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

Membership

  • President, Judi Gilmore
  • Vice President, Adam Roehm
  • Treasurer, Jeannie Gilbert
  • Secretary, Cindy Fischer

Minutes

4-H Service Club

The 4-H Service Club provides support for the total Washtenaw 4-H Youth Development Program through service activities and fund-raising events.  All former leaders or members and current leaders are invited to become members.  Each year, the most recent 4-H alumni are also encouraged to join this club.  The major activity sponsored by the club is the food booth at the 4-H Youth Show.  Service Club supports leadership development (e.g., teen leader programs, judging teams, etc.).

Annual Meeting: 7 PM, 1st Friday of December

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

Officers:
  • President, Else Heller, 734-475-2967
  • Vice President, Ruth Broesamle
  • Secretary, Elaine Masters
  • Treasurer, Sue Weidmayer

4-H Horse Association

The 4-H Horse Association consists of youth 4-H members who are involved in the horse and pony project in Washtenaw 4-H. The youth are supported by a group of adult advisers. The Horse Association elects a board of Youth Officers each year to plan and direct programming. The Association sponsors a number of educational horse-related activities throughout the year. It is mandatory that a representative from each club involved in horse and pony programs attends each meeting.

Meetings: 7 PM, 4th Tuesday of every month (except December)

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

Youth Officers

  • President, Izzy Shehab
  • Vice President, Aylssa Couch
  • Secretary, Allie Kier
  • Corresponding Secretary, Lizzie Casella and Cecelia Lundberg
  • Treasurer, Ethan Wagar-Huff
  • Member at Large, Kayla Knasiak
  • Member at Large, Madison Horvath
  • Member at Large, Jordan Hirst
  • Member at Large, Sarah Garbinski
  • Adult Advisers
  • Amy Creteau
  • Marilyn Johnston
  • Kathy Long
  • Connie Maynard
  • Diane Tenerowicz
  • Sherry Wagar
  • Debbie Marsh

Minutes

4-H Livestock & Dairy Committee

The 4-H Livestock & Dairy Committee is made up of 4-H youth and adult volunteers. The Committee governs the project areas of beef, sheep, swine, and dairy in Washtenaw 4-H. The Committee is responsible for the rules and regulations and coordination of events relating to these project areas. Clubs are encouraged to have at least one representative attend meetings.

Next Meeting: 7 PM, 2nd Thursday of even-numbered months

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

Youth Officers

  • President, Erika Drake
  • Vice President, Ellie Walkowe
  • Treasurer, Chrissy Polzin
  • Secretary, Cassidy Polzin
Adult Officers
  • President, Jessica Hammer
  • Vice President, Katelyn Horning
  • Treasurer, Bev Olberg
  • Secretary, Tammy Broesamle

Minutes

4-H Junior Livestock Committee

The 4-H Junior Livestock Committee is open to youth 12-19 years of age and is primarily concerned with the Washtenaw 4-H Youth Show. It involves the youth in decision making, policy setting, following through with education tasks, as well as assisting with all aspect of the Youth Show and surrounding project areas.

Next Meeting: 6 PM, 2nd Thursday of even-numbered months

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

4-H Junior Livestock Adult Advisor: Kathy Grau, 734-353-0350, kgrau3437@aol.com

4-H Small Animal Committee

The 4-H Small Animal Committee is made up of 4-H youth and adult volunteers. The Committee governs the project areas of poultry, rabbits, goats, camelids (llamas, alpacas, etc), cavies, dogs, and cats, in Washtenaw 4-H. The Committee is responsible for the rules and regulations and coordination of events relating to these project areas. Clubs are encouraged to have at least one representative attend meetings.

Next Meeting: 6:30 PM, 3rd Monday of odd-numbered months

4-H Staff Contact: Sheri Montoye, 734-222-3905, montoyes@anr.msu.edu

Youth Officers

  • President, Emma Young
  • Vice President, Emily Hicks
  • Secretary, Samantha Bellairs
  • Treasurer, Shannon Hicks
Adult Officers
  • President, Cathie Mason
  • Vice President, Melanie Pitts
  • Secretary, Sheri Bellairs
  • Treasurer, Elaine Bater

Minutes


4-H Still Projects Committee

The 4-H Still Projects Committee is made up of 4-H youth and adult volunteers. The Committee governs all non-animal project areas in Washtenaw 4-H. The Committee is responsible for the rules and regulations and coordination of events relating to these project areas. Clubs are encouraged to have at least one representative attend meetings.

Meetings: 6:30 PM, 3rd Thursday of even-numbered months

4-H Staff Contact: Maggie Davidson, 734-222-3936, david205@anr.msu.edu 

Officers

  • Treasurer, Pam Sarlitto
  • Secretary, Jean Martin

 

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