What are staff and faculty members called in Missouri 4-H?•4-H Youth Development Program Assistant-High-school graduate (orGED equivalent).•4-H Youth Development Program Associate-60 semester hours of coursework from an accredited college or university with a minimum of six hours inone or more of the domains of the 4-H Professional Research andKnowledge (PRK) taxonomy for youth development.•4-H Youth Development Educator- Bachelor’s degree with minimum of 24hours of upper-level coursework in one or more of the domains of the 4-HProfessional Research and Knowledge (PRK) taxonomy for youthdevelopments. Teaching responsibilities.•4-H Youth Development Specialist- Master’s degree required. Most areresponsible for multiple counties. Goal is for no specialist to have more than3 counties.•County Program Director(CPD)-Responsible for leadership of the countyextension programs of University of Missouri Extension. Many youthspecialists are also CPD’s.
So who do we report to?•Regional Director-Karma Metzgar (Currently 8 RD’s and regions)•4-H Program Director- Dr. Ina Linville•Associate Vice Provost of Programs-Beverly Coberly•Vice Provost and Director of Extension- Dr. Michael Ouart
Who or what is the Missouri 4-H Foundation?Executive Director- Cheryl ReamsDirector of Development- Kristen HeitkampBoard of trusteesThe Missouri 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees is a group of business andcommunity leaders from across the state. These dedicated trustees lead theeffort to give focus and vision to the Foundation, support projects, and representthe Missouri 4-H Foundation in their communities. Through their dedication, theyensure that Missouri 4-H continues to meet the evolving needs of Missouri youth.What does the Missouri 4-H Foundation do?•Supports 79 Events or Projects for MO 4-H youth•4-H Afterschool SET to Youth in Governance•2012 Budget $868,827.00 (does not include salaries)•Funding Partners•Clover Classic Golf Tournament in June•Missouri 4-H Hall of Fame-Culminating award for volunteers•Frank Graham and Naomi Crouch Volunteer Awards