4-H Council Information


4-H Council Information

4-H Council

The Council’s purpose is to maintain and strengthen the 4-H program in partnership with the Montana Cooperative Extension Service. This includes advocating for and promoting educational activities in Lewis and Clark County, assisting with leadership, development, and life skills in youth and adults, and providing a channel of communication and a forum for the exchange of ideas among leaders, youth, Extension personnel, and other organizations. The Lewis and Clark 4-H Council works in conjunction with the Foundation to plan and conduct fundraising activities necessary to carry out the business of the Council and approve the annual operating budget.

 President David Hamilton
 Vice President Denice Harris
 Secretary Jenne Caudle
 Treasurer Erin Weisgerber
 Foundation Representative Sam Allen
 Outdoor Superintendents David Hamilton
 Indoor Superintendent Michelle Ostberg
 Junior Representative Josie Hamilton
 Junior Representative Olivia Harris
 Ambassador Claire Downing
 Ambassador Cade Duran
 Ambassador Megan Goroski
 Ambassador Brooke Sangray
 Ambassador Henley Sexton
 Ambassador Natalya Routzahn

 

The 4-H Council is further broken down into indoor and outdoor committees, with superintendents in charge of each project area. You can find their contact information by clicking 'Directory' below or by visiting the project pages.

It's election time! See current openings and nominations by clicking HERE.

Awards Committee

  • The Awards Committee makes decisions regarding the types of awards offered for 4-H Members and Volunteers in Lewis and Clark County
  • The Awards Committee works with the awards sponsors to ensure the sponsor's needs are met each year
  • The Awards Committee handles awards throughout the year (fair, county events, Awards Night)
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • If interested in participating in the Awards Committee, please call Kara at the Extension Office for meeting dates and times, or view our newsletters and/or calendar on the homepage.

Minutes

2019-2020

August 25, 2020

June 23, 2020

February 24, 2020

December 9, 2019

Livestock Sale Committee

  •  The Livestock Sale Committee is responsible for organizing and advertising the yearly 4-H Livestock Sale at the Last Chance Stampede and Fair in Lewis and Clark County.
  • The Committee meets after every Outdoor Committee Meeting (~7 PM) every second Monday of the month in the upstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (buyers, interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call David Hamilton (406.431.1948) or the Extension Office for more information.

Minutes

2019-2020

January 13, 2020

October 29, 2019

2018-2019

November 26, 2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

4-H Contact Information:

Lexi Foust
4-H Information 
lewisclark@montana.edu
(406) 447-8346

Kara Tangedal
4-H/Youth Development Agent
kara.tangedal@montana.edu
(
406) 447-8349

Catherine McNeil
4-H Military Program Coordinator
mcneilcb@gmail.com
(
406) 439-8570

100 W Custer
Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds
Helena, MT 59602

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4-H Council

The Council’s purpose is to maintain and strengthen the 4-H program in partnership with the Montana Cooperative Extension Service. This includes advocating for and promoting educational activities in Lewis and Clark County, assisting with leadership, development, and life skills in youth and adults, and providing a channel of communication and a forum for the exchange of ideas among leaders, youth, Extension personnel, and other organizations. The Lewis and Clark 4-H Council works in conjunction with the Foundation to plan and conduct fundraising activities necessary to carry out the business of the Council and approve the annual operating budget.

 President David Hamilton
 Vice President Denice Harris
 Secretary Jenne Caudle
 Treasurer Erin Weisgerber
 Foundation Representative Sam Allen
 Outdoor Superintendents David Hamilton
 Indoor Superintendent Michelle Ostberg
 Junior Representative Josie Hamilton
 Junior Representative Olivia Harris
 Ambassador Claire Downing
 Ambassador Cade Duran
 Ambassador Megan Goroski
 Ambassador Brooke Sangray
 Ambassador Henley Sexton
 Ambassador Natalya Routzahn

 

The 4-H Council is further broken down into indoor and outdoor committees, with superintendents in charge of each project area. You can find their contact information by clicking 'Directory' below or by visiting the project pages.

It's election time! See current openings and nominations by clicking HERE.

Indoor Committee

  • The Indoor Committee is made up of indoor project superintendents (including pocket pets and outdoor adventures).
  • The Committee meets at 5:30 PM on every third Monday of the month in the downstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (interested community members, indoor judges, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call Michelle Ostberg (406.459.3543) or the Extension Office for more information.
  • You can view current election information by clicking HERE.

Minutes

2019-2020

September 21, 2020

February 24, 2020

January 20, 2020

November 18, 2019

October 21, 2019

2018-2019

September, 16 2019

June 17, 2019

May 20, 2019

April 15, 2019

March 18, 2019

February 11, 2019

January 28, 2019

December 2018 - no meeting

November 27, 2018

October 15, 2018

Outdoor Committee

  • The Outdoor Committee is made up of outdoor project superintendents (particularly livestock and large animal projects).
  • The Committee meets at 5:30 PM on every second Monday of the month in the upstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (livestock sale buyers, interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call David Hamilton (406.431.1948) or the Extension Office for more information.
  • You can view current election information by clicking HERE.

Minutes

2020-2021

October 5, 2020

2019-2020

September 14, 2020

May 11, 2020

April 13, 2020 

February 10, 2020

January 13, 2020

December 9, 2019

November 11, 2019

October 14, 2019

 

2018-2019

September 9, 2019 

July 8, 2019

June 10, 2019

May 13, 2019

April 8, 2019

March 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

January 14, 2019

December 11, 2018

November 12, 2018

October 8, 2018

Outdoor Committee

  • The Outdoor Committee is made up of outdoor project superintendents (particularly livestock and large animal projects).
  • The Committee meets at 5:30 PM on every second Monday of the month in the upstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (livestock sale buyers, interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call David Hamilton (406.431.1948) or the Extension Office for more information.
  • You can view current election information by clicking HERE.

Minutes

2020-2021

October 5, 2020

2019-2020

September 14, 2020

May 11, 2020

April 13, 2020 

February 10, 2020

January 13, 2020

December 9, 2019

November 11, 2019

October 14, 2019

 

2018-2019

September 9, 2019 

July 8, 2019

June 10, 2019

May 13, 2019

April 8, 2019

March 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

January 14, 2019

December 11, 2018

November 12, 2018

October 8, 2018

Indoor Committee

  • The Indoor Committee is made up of indoor project superintendents (including pocket pets and outdoor adventures).
  • The Committee meets at 5:30 PM on every third Monday of the month in the downstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (interested community members, indoor judges, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call Michelle Ostberg (406.459.3543) or the Extension Office for more information.
  • You can view current election information by clicking HERE.

Minutes

2019-2020

September 21, 2020

February 24, 2020

January 20, 2020

November 18, 2019

October 21, 2019

2018-2019

September, 16 2019

June 17, 2019

May 20, 2019

April 15, 2019

March 18, 2019

February 11, 2019

January 28, 2019

December 2018 - no meeting

November 27, 2018

October 15, 2018

Livestock Sale Committee

  •  The Livestock Sale Committee is responsible for organizing and advertising the yearly 4-H Livestock Sale at the Last Chance Stampede and Fair in Lewis and Clark County.
  • The Committee meets after every Outdoor Committee Meeting (~7 PM) every second Monday of the month in the upstairs conference room of the Extension Office.
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (buyers, interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • Call David Hamilton (406.431.1948) or the Extension Office for more information.

Minutes

2019-2020

January 13, 2020

October 29, 2019

2018-2019

November 26, 2018

Awards Committee

  • The Awards Committee makes decisions regarding the types of awards offered for 4-H Members and Volunteers in Lewis and Clark County
  • The Awards Committee works with the awards sponsors to ensure the sponsor's needs are met each year
  • The Awards Committee handles awards throughout the year (fair, county events, Awards Night)
  • Anyone is welcome to attend (interested community members, 4-H members, and volunteers).
  • If interested in participating in the Awards Committee, please call Kara at the Extension Office for meeting dates and times, or view our newsletters and/or calendar on the homepage.

Minutes

2019-2020

August 25, 2020

June 23, 2020

February 24, 2020

December 9, 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Montana State University and the Montana State University Extension Service prohibit discrimination in all of their programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital and family status. Issued in furtherance of cooperative extension work in agriculture and home economics, acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Jeff Bader, Director of Extension, Extension Service, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717

Indoor Committee