4-H Advisory Council
The purpose of the Sedgwick County 4-H Advisory Council is to be a nonprofit organization, utilizing private resources, to support and promote Sedgwick County 4-H youth achievements in the areas of leadership, education, citizenship, personal development and their related activities.
There are four standing committees that function throughout the year and their duties include but are not limited to:
- Finance/Budget Committee: Develop a budget to support all aspects of the 4-H program including new and expanding audiences. Work with the board and 4-H clubs to develop the resources necessary to reach that goal.
- Selection Committee: This group meets to interview applicants for trips sponsored by the Foundation. These include but are not limited to: Kansas City Global, Citizenship Washington Focus, National 4-H Congress, and scholarships.
- Carnival Committee: Develop and implement the county-wide 4-H carnival. This includes promotion to the clubs and encouraging club booth participation, coordinating Chris and Crystal Clover, pre-ticket sales, room arrangement, atmosphere, ticket sales the night of the carnival, counting money and tickets, and preparation of balance sheet.
- Marketing/Public Relations: Promote the council and it's work to current 4-H families, alumni and other supporters. Assist with public relations for special events. Encourage families to join the 4-H program. Develop social media strategies as appropriate.