4-H Advisory Committee 

MAILING ADDRESS: Madison County 4-H Committee, P.O. Box 893, London, Ohio 43140

You may be asking, "What is the 4-H Advisory Committee?"

The 4-H Committee meets the first Monday of every other month at 6:30pm and is responsible for giving leadership to the county 4-H program by advising and assisting in planning, implementing, and evaluation of the overall 4-H program. Members represent their fellow 4-H advisors by bringing their needs, wants, and ideas/suggestions to the attention of the Extension staff and committee.

A total of at least 12 adult volunteers (3-year terms) and a maximum of 3 youth representatives (2-year terms) serve annually.  Five advisors are nominated and voted in each year in the fall.  To serve, you must be a currently active advisor.

Currently, 4-H Advisory Committee meetings are open to local 4-H Families, volunteers and community members.  it is highly encouraged for club representatives to come and propose ideas or voice direction in 4-H programming.  If you have questions please contact Laura Dillion, 4-H Educator at dillion.26@osu.edu or 740-956-5052.

4-H Advisory Committee Application

Upcoming meeting dates for 2023:

(Meet at the Madison County Extension Office in the Conference Room at 6:30pm)

  • October 2, 2023
  • November 6, 2023
  • December 3, 2023 Banquet

Jackie Bolin-2024 Term Concludes

Kevin Clemmons- Treasurer-2024 Term Concludes

Judy Gallimore - President-2024 Term Concludes

Daphne Hedgecock- Vice President-2024 Term Concludes

Annette Rinesmith-2024 Term Concludes

Valerie Peart - 2023 Term Concludes

Julia Smith - 2023 Term Concludes

Holly Stockham-2023 Term Concludes

Kevin Stockham-2023 Term Concludes

Erin Cremeens

Ashley McKinney

Casie Phipps

Lisa Jackman

Matt Edgington

Bridget Wilkin

Deb Reining - Secretary

The Madison County 4-H Advisory Committee serves a major purpose and function is to work with the County Extension Staff and local 4-H program in determining the needs and direction in concert with state and national policy by:

  • Helping analyze the needs and interest of all county youth 5 to 19 years of age.
  • Helping to insure a balanced program in regards to all potential clientele, including adults and youth on a nondiscriminatory basis without regard to age, ancestory, developmental disability, gender identity or expression, military status, national origin, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status.  
  • Assisting with planning, evaluating, and recommending of 4-H educational experiences, methods, and programs related to Community Development, Family & Consumer Sciences and Agriculture & Natural Resources that will meet the needs and interest of those youth; and reviewing the program to assure that a balance of content/curriculum is offered.  
  • Assisting in the recruitment and development of leadership to work with the 4-H program.
  • Seeking local financial resources as needed to conduct, promote and expand the 4-H program.
  • Assist in developing methods to recruit youth, volunteers, Project Resource Specialist, and 4-H committee members.