4-H Youth Development Specialist

Annette
Brown

4-H Youth Development focuses on empowering youth to reach their full potential through youth-adult partnerships and research-based experiences in STEM, Healthy Living, Citizenship and Leadership, and Communication and Arts.  Education is provided through 4-H clubs, camps, workshops, afterschool programs, schools, and volunteer development.

Additional Biographical Information: 

Frequent Clients/Partners: Youth in grades 4 through 12 or youth ages 8 to 18 are primary youth audiences.  Adults who volunteer or are employed to work with youth are primary adult audiences. Partners include other youth serving agencies and organizations, schools, hospitals, libraries, parks and recreation, conservation departments, home school groups, civic groups, youth focused coalitions, and child care centers.

 

Joined ISU Extension: November 1, 1987

Extension Positions/Other Experience:

  • Home Economics Education teacher, Forest City, 1983, 1984-87; Lake Mills, 1984-85;
  • 4-H and youth summer aide, Winnebago County, 1987; Montgomery County, 1978-81,
  • 4-H/Youth volunteer, Winnebago County, 1983-87; Certified Home Economist through American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 1990-2003.
  • 4-H Youth Development Specialist, 1987 to present

 Education: 

  • B.S., Adult and Secondary Home Economics Education, Iowa State University, 1982
  • M.S. Human Development and Family Studies, Iowa State University, 1991

Awards/Honors:

  • National Association of 4-H Agents Association Distinguished Service Award, 1999
  • Iowa State University Extension Meritorious Service Award, 2002
Phone: 
(515) 432-3882
Fax: 
(515) 432-3883
Email: 
annbrown@iastate.edu
603 Story Street
Boone, IA 50036
Counties Served: 
Boone, Hardin, Marshall, Story
Housed In: 
Boone
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