Rachel Augustine joins Missouri 4-H Foundation staff

Media contact:

Cheryl L Reams
Missouri 4-H Foundation
Phone: 573-884-9291
Email: ReamsC@missouri.edu

Published: Wednesday, September 18, 2013

COLUMBIA, Mo.–Missouri 4-H Foundation announces that Rachel Augustine joins the organization as associate director of development. Augustine will be responsible for managing the foundation’s annual giving programs, coordinating fundraising and special events, and developing a strong Web presence that further engages the foundation’s community of support.

“I am honored to join an organization with such a rich history of youth engagement and community service,” said Augustine. “I look forward to serving the needs of Missouri 4-H state programs as well as the volunteers, friends and organizations that support their work.”

Augustine has more than eight years of experience working in nonprofit and higher education systems providing comprehensive support for fundraising and marketing campaigns. Prior to joining the Missouri 4-H Foundation, she spent two years working for the University of Rochester Medical Center’s office of advancement in Rochester, N.Y.

“Rachel brings a wealth of fund development and design experience to the Missouri 4-H Foundation that will enhance our efforts to ensure a strong future for Missouri 4-H,” said executive director Cheryl Reams. “She is a great resource and a wonderful addition to the Missouri 4-H family.”

Augustine, a Tucson, Ariz., native, earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2004. Away from work, she loves to travel, hike, and spend time with her husband and two dogs. To reach Rachel Augustine directly, call 573-884-7641 or email her at augustinere@umsystem.edu.


For more than 60 years, the Missouri 4-H Foundation has secured and managed funding for Missouri 4-H state programs, scholarships, community service projects and volunteer training.

Missouri 4-H is part of University of Missouri Extension.