State 4-H Ambassador Team
Arizona 4-H State Ambassador President
The role of the Ambassador President is to promote team camaraderie, excellent communication, and strong leadership. They serve as a representative and advocate of all 4-H principles through both their actions and words. In addition to being the primary youth representative of the Arizona 4-H Youth Development organization, they are tasked with supporting each of the other state Ambassadors in their various roles. The ideal candidate will have strong public speaking skills and dynamic leadership abilities.
Arizona 4-H State Communications Ambassador
The role of the Communications Ambassador is to help reach all 4-H communities by regular written and verbal communication. They will be responsible for producing a multi-annual youth-driven newsletter, writing some digital communications (i.e. social media takeovers and blog posts) and supporting 4-H clubs with their communication needs. Additionally, this ambassador will coordinate team communications, including taking notes at meetings. In all that they do, the Communications Ambassador advocates for consistent Arizona 4-H messaging and embraces excellent communication as a guiding principle.
Arizona 4-H State Foundation Ambassador
The role of the Foundation Ambassador is to advocate for youth initiatives that are produced from the Arizona 4-H Youth Foundation. Whether it be informing 4-H communities about annual scholarships or collaborating with the Foundation Board about youth state funding needs, this role engages with the financial aspects of Arizona 4-H. This person needs to be financially literate and passionate about helping connect 4-H youth with scholarships and funding opportunities.
Arizona 4-H State Healthy Living Ambassador
The role of the Healthy Living Ambassador is to support healthy living initiatives around the state of Arizona. As one of the four pillars of 4-H, Healthy Living is a large part of 4-H programming and it has further potential to engage youth across Arizona. The primary narrative of this ambassador is to help provide youth with education related to healthy living-based projects, programs and opportunities. This team member also serves to communicate how local community projects align with the four 4-H pillars.
Arizona 4-H State STEM Ambassador
The role of the STEM Ambassador is to advocate and support STEM programming around the state of Arizona. Whether it be through engaging campus partners or highlighting local STEM projects, this person serves to highlight the great work being done around the state. Furthermore, this ambassador will advocate and educate about the present state and future goals of the Arizona 4-H STEM program.
Arizona 4-H State Agriculture Ambassador
The role of the Agricultural Ambassador is to speak on behalf of agricultural projects, programs, and events. 4-H has deep roots with agriculture and this Ambassador serves to advocate for both the history and future of agriculture in Arizona. There are many occasions to further educate youth about opportunities and important issues facing the agricultural industry. As one of the most well-known 4-H programs, this Ambassador serves to advocate for many youths across Arizona.
Arizona 4-H State Citizenship Ambassador
The role of the Citizenship Ambassador is to promote civic education, community engagement, and global awareness. This Ambassador serves to support current civic programming and to advocate for youth voices across Arizona. Furthermore, this ambassador advocates for the various national and international 4-H opportunities surrounding Citizenship, such as National 4-H Congress, Citizenship Washington Focus, Leadership Washington focus, and 4-H International Exchanges.
This year's state ambassador team will be announced on May 15, 2020!
Be sure to check back here to see who will fill each of the following roles for 2020 - 2021.