County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Team

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County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Team  

All Star & B.L.A.S.T. Team 2017-2018 attending the State Leadership Conference in Davis.
All Star & B.L.A.S.T. Team 2017-2018 attending the State Leadership Conference in Davis.
 The position as a Jr. Ambassador (A County Ambassador Leader in Training) team member gives 4-H youth the opportunity to use their leadership and community service skills to assist the County Ambassador Team at the county level as a year-long commitment. There will be up to a maximum of four members selected annually, ages 13-18 years old as of Dec. 31, 2019, for their outstanding project work, leadership and community service, motivation, drive, and desire to help the County Ambassador Team assume county leadership roles in their reigning year of 2019-2020.

The County 4-H Ambassador is the highest recognition for 4-H members in Glenn County. It recognizes individuals for their outstanding leadership, community service and project work. Being a County Ambassador is an opportunity for further experience and growth in public speaking, leadership and community involvement. There will be up to four members, ages 14-18 years old, as of Dec. 31, 2019, chosen annually for the County Ambassador Team.  

Responsibilities of the Jr. Ambassador Team

  1. Work together as a team along with the County Ambassadors to represent the Glenn County 4-H program.
  2. Represent 4-H at civic and community affairs to share 4-H experiences and promote 4-H as requested.
  3. Help the County Ambassador Team as needed at two or more countywide events, as outlined in the County Ambassador program.
  4. Attend at least two of the Glenn County 4-H Council meetings, that are typically held on the third Monday of each month. There are no Council meetings in December, May or July.
  5. Hold meetings, as needed, help promote the Glenn County 4-H program, help at any officer trainings, presentation trainings or record book trainings offered. Team meetings will include fund raising for the team expenses for the year including the State Leadership Conference.
  6. Plan, implement and carry out a countywide community service sometime throughout 2019-20 as a team.

Qualifications of a Jr. Ambassador

  • Applicant must be between 13-18 years old by Dec. 31, 2019 or older for the next 4-H year (2019-2020) and meet the 4-H membership requirements in Glenn County 4-H for the length of the term of service;
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year of membership in 4-H prior to the year of application;
  • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership experience and skills. A member must document the following:
  • Mastery of a project as demonstrated by at least 6 hours of project instruction, documented by a statement of skills.
  • 30 hours of significant leadership roles, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 25 hours of citizenship and/or community service, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 8 public speaking engagements, at least 2 of which must have been given at a 4-H event.
  • Demonstrate involvement in 4-H, by including a list of activities that are a combination of 10 of the following: project skill activities, 4-H events attended, and honors/recognition. Definitions for these three categories are found in the Record Book Manual under the section describing the Personal Development Report (PDR). Completing a PDR is not an application requirement for County Ambassador.

OR

  • Alternatively, a member may submit documentation of having achieved a Silver Star Rank to satisfy the above 5 requirements. Documentation can be signed and dated Star Rank chart or other written documentation that the Silver Star Rank was achieved.
  • Be willing to attend the State Leadership Conference, if selected; July 18-21, 2019 at University of California Davis.

Responsibilities of a County Ambassador

4-H Ambassador

  1. Work together as a team along with the Jr. Ambassador Team to represent the Glenn County 4-H program. Represent 4-H at civic and community affairs to share 4-H experiences and promote 4-H as requested.
  2. Help or organize at least three or more countywide events, as outlined in the County Ambassador program.
  3. Attend at least two of the Glenn County 4-H Council meetings, that are typically held on the third Monday of each month. There are no Council meetings in December, May or July.
  4. Hold meetings with the Jr. Ambassador Team, to plan and organize events, assign duties at each event, training, or meeting the team. Team meetings will include planning fundraisers for the teams expenses for the year including the State Leadership Conference.
  5. Plan, implement and carry out a countywide community service sometime throughout 2019-20 as a team.

Qualifications of a County Ambassador

  • Applicant must be between 14-18 years old by Dec. 31, 2019 or older for the next 4-H year (2019-2020) and meet the 4-H membership requirements in Glenn County 4-H for the length of the term of service;
  • Applicant must have completed at least one year of membership in 4-H prior to the year of application;
  • Applicant must have demonstrated leadership experience and skills. A member must document the following:
  • Mastery of a project as demonstrated by at least 6 hours of project instruction, documented by a statement of skills.
  • 40 hours of significant leadership roles, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 30 hours of citizenship and/or community service, either inside or outside of 4-H.
  • 10 public speaking engagements, at least 2 of which must have been given at a 4-H event.
  • Demonstrate involvement in 4-H, by including a list of activities that are a combination of 15 of the following: project skill activities, 4-H events attended, and honors/recognition. Definitions for these three categories are found in the Record Book Manual under the section describing the Personal Development Report (PDR). Completing a PDR is not an application requirement for County Ambassador.

OR

  • Alternatively, a member may submit documentation of having achieved a Gold Star Rank to satisfy the above 5 requirements. Documentation can be signed and dated Star Rank chart or other written documentation that the Gold Star Rank was achieved.
  • Be willing to attend the State Leadership Conference, if selected; July 18-21, 2019 at University of California Davis.

County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Selection Procedures 

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  1. The Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Selection Committee shall review the applications. The UCCE 4-H staff, advisor and/or a designated volunteer committee will determine the best mix of people to serve on the review committee. At least one member of the committee must be a youth member. The review committee may include UCCE 4-H staff, current Ambassadors, current Ambassador Advisors, community members and could be a combination of Glenn County and out of county residents. No committee members should be related or a friend of any of the County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador applicants.
  2. The interviews will begin at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided to the selection committee.

Jr. Ambassador  & County Ambassador Evaluation Rubric

 

 

 

 

 

 

Possible interview questions may include:

  • Describe something that you have accomplished in the last year that was hard to do. What challenges did you face and how did you change plans to achieve this accomplishment?
  • Describe a conflict you have been in and talk about how you handled it.
  • How would someone else describe your leadership style?
  • If you could teach everyone in the world one thing, what would it be and why?
  • How would you describe 4-H to someone who is not familiar with the program?
  1. The applicants will be notified of the committee’s final selection by posting the results on the UCCE Office door on Friday, April 12, 2019, and with a follow up letter.
  2. Those applicants NOT selected will be encouraged to continue their 4-H involvement and be offered the opportunities to strengthen their leadership skills before applying for the County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Team again.   

Applications

 

Glenn County 4-H County Ambassador Information & Application 2019-2020

Glenn County 4-H Jr. Ambassador Information & Application 2019-2020

Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Applicants must provide the following by Monday, April 1, 2019 (Must be in UCCE Office by deadline; no late postmarks accepted.):

  1. Application, completed and signed.
  2. Essay Responses to questions on the Application
  3. Resume highlighting leadership and citizenship skills, as well as personal and professional development.
  4. Written Evidence of Leadership Experience and Skills
  5. Letters of Recommendation (3): 
    • One letter from a 4-H youth member.
    • Two letters from adults who have knowledge of your leadership experience, skills and character. At least one of the letters must be from a 4-H adult who has knowledge of your skills and character demonstrated in the 4-H Youth Development Program.
    • Recommendations may not be from a parent/guardian, sibling or other family member residing in the same household as the applicant.
    • A Current Photo for publicity purposes.
    • Attend an Interview on Thursday, April 11, 2019 starting at 6:30 p.m., at the UCCE Office; it is the applicant’s responsibility to schedule an interview time. Please call the office to schedule your interview time.

 

All Star/B.L.A.S.T and County Ambassador Alumni

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Past Alumni

2018-2019 Team Members -

Jakob Munguia, Willows 4-H Club - Jr. County Ambassador

Carson Karle, Lake 4-H Club - County Ambassador

Sheyenne Munguia, Willows 4-H Club - County Ambassador

Viviana Olmos, Lake 4-H Club - County Ambassador

2018-2019 Glenn County 4-H County Ambassador & Jr. Ambassador Team Press Release

2017-2018 Team Members -

Sarah Mendonca, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Kenzie Eddy, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Carson Karle, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Jakob Munguia, Willows 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Viviana Olmos, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2017-2018 Glenn County 4-H All Star and B.L.A.S.T. Members Announced Press Release

2016-2017 Team Members - 

Sarah Mendonca, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Bryce Bolt, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2016-2017 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Team Announced Press Release

2015-2016 Team Members - 

Kathy Valle, Orland 4-H Club - All Star 

Gina Amaro, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Garrett Otterson, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Shelby Weinrich, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Sheyenne Munguia, Willows 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Lester "Bucky" Squier, Willows 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2015-2016 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2015-2016 Glenn County 4-H BLAST Press Release

2014-2015 Team Members - 

Gina Amaro, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Kaylee Jackson, Willows 4-H Club - All Star

Tessa Flournoy, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Garrett Otterson, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Kathy Valle, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Shelby Weinrich, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2014-2015 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2014-2015 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Team Press Release

2013-2014 Team Members - 

Kassisi Buttermore, Orland 4-H Club - All Star

Kaylee Jackson, Willows 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Garrett Otterson, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Kathy Valle, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2013-2014 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2013-2014 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Press Release

2012-2013 Team Members - 

Kassisi Buttermore, Orland 4-H Club - All Star

Natalie Massa, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Layne Embrey, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Frida Valle, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2012-2013 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2012-2013 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Press Release

2011-2012 Team Members - 

Kassisi Buttermore, Orland 4-H Club - All Star

Natalie Massa, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Jeffery Flanagan, Willows 4-H Club - All Star

Katie Freitas, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Layne Embrey, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2011-2012 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2011-2012 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Press Release

2010-2011 Team Members - 

Natalie Massa, Clover 4-H Club - All Star

Katrina Habroun, Schaffert 4-H Club - All Star

Kassisi Buttermore, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Rylee Deitz, Lake 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2010-2011 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2010-2011 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Press Release

2009-2010 Team Members - 

Katrina Habroun, Schaffert 4-H Club - All Star

Loretta Howard, Stoney Creek 4-H Club - All Star

Victoria Shuey, Stoney Creek 4-H Club - All Star

Natalie Massa, Clover 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Kassisi Buttermore, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

Alisyn Silveira, Orland 4-H Club - B.L.A.S.T.

2009-2010 Glenn County 4-H All Star Press Release

2009-2010 Glenn County 4-H B.L.A.S.T. Release

2008-2009 Team Members - 

 

 

 

Past Alumni Team Pictures

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Team Pictures

Landry Otterson, Current County Ambassador Advisor
Landry Otterson, Current County Ambassador Advisor

 

Photo not available yet for 2019-2020 County Ambassador Team

2018-2019 County Ambassador Team Photo: Sheyenne Munguia, Carson Karle, Jakob Munguia and Viviana Olmos
2018-2019 County Ambassador Team Photo: Sheyenne Munguia, Carson Karle, Jakob Munguia and Viviana Olmos

2017-2018 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Carson Karle, Jakob Munguia, Sarah Mendonca, Kenzie Eddy, Viviana Olmos
2017-2018 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Carson Karle, Jakob Munguia, Sarah Mendonca, Kenzie Eddy, Viviana Olmos

2016-2017 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Sarah Mendonca, Bryce Bolt
2016-2017 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Sarah Mendonca, Bryce Bolt

2015-2016 All Star-B.L.A.S.T Team Photo: Bucky Squier, Gina Amaro, Garrett Otterson, Kathy Valle, Shelby Weinrich, Sheyenne Munguia
2015-2016 All Star-B.L.A.S.T Team Photo: Bucky Squier, Gina Amaro, Garrett Otterson, Kathy Valle, Shelby Weinrich, Sheyenne Munguia

2014-2015 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Shelby Weinrich, Tessa Flournoy, Kaylee Jackson, Gina Amaro, Garrett Otterson, Kathy Valle
2014-2015 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Shelby Weinrich, Tessa Flournoy, Kaylee Jackson, Gina Amaro, Garrett Otterson, Kathy Valle

2013-2014 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Kaylee Jackson, Kathy Valle, Garrett Otterson, Kassidi Buttermore
2013-2014 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Kaylee Jackson, Kathy Valle, Garrett Otterson, Kassidi Buttermore

2012-2013 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Layne Embrey, Kassidi Buttermore, Frida Valle, Natalie Massa
2012-2013 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Layne Embrey, Kassidi Buttermore, Frida Valle, Natalie Massa

2011-2012 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Natalie Massa, Katie Freitas, Jeffery Flanagan, Layne Embrey, Kassidi Buttermore
2011-2012 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Natalie Massa, Katie Freitas, Jeffery Flanagan, Layne Embrey, Kassidi Buttermore

2010-2011 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Kassidi Buttermore, Natalie Massa, Rylee Deitz, Katrina Habroun
2010-2011 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo: Kassidi Buttermore, Natalie Massa, Rylee Deitz, Katrina Habroun

2009-2010 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo
2009-2010 All Star-B.L.A.S.T. Team Photo