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The Missouri Association of Extension 4-H Youth Workers (MAE4-HYW) mission is to promote, strengthen, enhance and advocate the 4-H youth development profession. Association awards are given each year to recognize the achievements of fellow colleagues.

Section links for this page:
Introduction to MAE4-HYW
Upcoming events
Officers and committees
Association awards

Introduction to MAE4-HYW


  • Encourage and create opportunities for professional improvement for its members

  • Encourage high standards of performance

  • Encourage loyalty and mutual helpfulness among its members

  • Establish and maintain a close liaison with administration and the Missouri 4-H Foundation

  • Foster good public relations with non-extension individuals and groups


Committee Duties (PDF)

Located in Just for Staff

  • Membership form

  • Minutes and newsletters

  • Constitution and by laws

  • President suggested calendar

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Upcoming events

NAE4-HA Annual Conference
National Association of Extension 4-H Agents
Includes national meeting information, association handbooks and other information.

Officers and representatives 2015

President – Jenny Flatt
President Elect – Jeremy Elliott-Engel
Secretary – Stephanie Schindler
Treasurer - Kim Hall
Reporter – Dale Hunsburger
Archivist – Bob McNary


Regional representatives

East Central – Dave Hileman
Northeast – Tracie Moore
Northwest – Nancy Coleman
Southeast – Lesley Meier
Southwest – Janice Emery
Urban – Amanda Meek/Beth Rasa Edwards
West Central - Brittany Nieder

Committees 2015

Committee Planning and Goal Sheets 2015 (PDF)

Awards committee
Melissa Scheer and Kay Sparks, co-chairs

Chair-Elect:  Stephanie Femrite

Committee members: Jenny Flatt, Taylor Bryant, Pam Heimericks, Katie Hogan, Sam Lower, Chris Mosbrucker, Anita Reid, Stephanie Schindler, Vickie Troyer

Budget and finance committee
Bob McNary, chair
Committee members: Shaun Murphy, Angelia Ham, Ben Gallup, Joyce Taylor, Kathy Bondy

Membership committee
Bob McNary, chair
Committee members: Shaun Murphy, Angelia Ham, Pat Wigging, Jackie Stuart, Lesley Daniel, Amanda Struchtemeyer

Nominating committee
Kay Sparks, chair

Stephanie Schindler, chair-elect
Committee members: Taylor Bryant, Pam Heimericks, Katie Hogan, Sam Lower, Chris Mosbrucker, Anita Reid, Stephanie Schindler, Vickie Troyer

Policy and resolutions committee
Sarah Staude, chair
Teresa Bishop
Committee members: Stephanie Femrite, Christy Hicks

Professional development committee
Becky Simpson, chair
Committee members: Alison Copeland, Julie Schmitt, Chris Mosbrucker, Kim Hall, Patti Fisher, Don Nicholson, Beth Rasa, Debbie Davis, Patty Fisher, Ina Linville, Sharen Hunt, Dale Hunsberger

Public relations committee
Lynna Lawson, chair
Elver Pardo, chair-elect
Committee members: Jeremy Elliott-Engel, Meg Sage Mach, Rhonda Schafer

Association awards

MAE4-HYW recognizes its members annually for their contributions to the 4-H youth development profession.

We have a prestigious list of recipients of association awards!

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Can't find something?  Contact 4hyouth@missouri.edu (please include your county) or 573-882-9359

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