State Advisory Board


The primary purposes of the State 4-H Advisory board are to:

1. Develop ideas for expanding, improving, and promoting 4-H youth and leaders educational programs throughout Washington
2. Advise the Director 4-H Program on matters of program policy and assist in implementation
3. Work with host counties to plan and conduct the State 4-H Forum
4. Promote a spirit of friendship and cooperation among 4-H members, leaders, and Extension staff statewide;]
5. Act in an advisory capacity to the State Ambassadors program
6. Enhance the financial base of the State 4-H program
7. Advocate for the 4-H Youth Development Program

Advisory Board Members – Updated 2015


Holly Haddenham, 2018 (Ferry) – Vice President
Jim Johnson, 2018 (Okanogan)
Vacant – NE3
Vacant – Teen
Vacant – Teen


Don Ballard, 2017 (Snohomish) – President
Jean Lindsey, 2018 (Snohomish)
Doug Ballard, 2019 (Snohomish)
Serah Comstock, 2017 – Teen
Vacant – Teen


Erin Hightower, 2017 (Benton)
Katrina Fenimore, 2019 (Asotin)
Allen Smith, 2016 (Grant)
Vacant – Teen
Vacant – Teen


Peggy Hirte-Uhlom, 2019 (Lewis)
Carol Ervest
, 2017 (Wahkiakum)
Vacant – SW3
Vacant – Teen
Vacant – Teen


Julie Sorensen, 2015 (Extension, Kittitas)
Vacant – Extension

Bruce Bradley – Fair Board Liaison
Chuck Todd
– Treasurer
Vicki Contini – Secretary
Tony Dell – State 4-H Program
Doreen Hauser-Lindstrom – Interim Director


Constitution & Bylaws
Teen Nominee Application
Adult Nominee Application


April 2017
Summary | Minutes

January 2017
Summary | Minutes

October 2016
Summary | Minutes

April 2016
Summary | Minutes

January 2016
Summary | Minutes

October 2015
Summary | Minutes

April 2015
Summary Minutes

January 2015
Summary | Minutes

October 2014
Summary | Minutes

January 2014
Summary | Minutes

If you need older minutes, please email the state 4-H office.

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