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COVID-19 Advisory: WSU Extension is working to keep our communities safe. All Extension programming is being provided virtually, postponed, or canceled. Effective March 16, 2020, WSU Extension county offices and WSU Research & Extension Centers will be closed to the public. We are available via email, phone, and webconference.

State/County Ambassador

Program Contact: Michelle Lain, 4-H Programs & Seth Wendzel, Experiential Education Coordinator
(509) 667-6540 •;

State Ambassador

Purpose of State Ambassadors

  • To enable youth to develop their full leadership potential
  • Contribute their enthusiasm, knowledge, and skills in the development of the 4-H program at all levels: county, state, and national

Mission Statement

  • The Washington State 4-H Ambassadors’ goal is to promote 4-H in a positive manner through cooperation and communication, with leadership and planning to make ordinary people into EXTRAordinary people


  • Build leadership roles into youth and adult partnerships
  • Share our 4-H program beyond Washington State
  • Increase pre-teen and teen involvement
  • Be utilized as a resource

County Ambassador

Purpose of the Training

  • Develop leadership skills including: goal setting, meeting facilitation, communication, planning and leading activities, youth/adult partnerships, cultural awareness, time management and public speaking/improv
  • Increase awareness of State 4-H Teen Leadership Opportunities
  • Provide orientation to the County Ambassador youth/adult partnership teams
  • Establish a mentoring relationship between the County Ambassadors and the State Ambassadors