National 4-H Congress Board of Directors

National 4-H Congress is governed by a Board of Directors who over sees the management and direction of the event. Working cooperatively with National 4-H Headquarters, USDA, National 4-H Council, and the State 4-H Programs the board of directors strives to ensure the event provides the educational experiences and opportunities for a national level leadership event.

  • Pamela Ardem, State 4-H Leader, South Carolina
  • Dr. Jeff Bader, Extension Director, Montana
  • Steve Beck, State 4-H Leader, New Mexico
  • Dr. Chris Boerboom, , Extension Director, North Dakota
  • Manola Erby, Alcorn State University, Mississippi
  • Dr. Jeff Howard, University of Maryland
  • Dr. Laura Perry Johnson, Extension Director, Georgia
  • Dr. Lisa A. Lauxman, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
  • Dr. Dale A. Leidheiser, University of Wisconsin
  • Dr. Toby Lepley, Assist State 4-H Leader, Texas
  • Jennifer McIver, National 4-H Council
  • Dr. Michael O’Neill, Assoc. Director, Connecticut
  • Dr. Susan Stewart, Executive Director