NYS 4-H Program Leader,
Assistant Director, CCE
Phone:  607-255-7809

  • Supervisor for all NYS 4-H Team Members, Member of BCTR Leadership Team and PRYDE Leadership Team.
  • Principle Investigator for Smith-Lever, National 4-H Council Disney, CYFAR and NYS 4-H Horse Breeding Fund grant.
  • Leadership for NYS 4-H Japanese Exchange Program.
  • Co-facilitator with Eduardo Gonzalez, Jr.  NYS 4-H Diversity/Inclusion Cohort.
  • Board Member, NYS 4-H Foundation and New York State Network for Youth Success.
  • Co-Chair ECOP National 4-H Leadership Committee.
  • Former 4-H Educator, CCE Executive Director and 4-H Alum from Livingston Co.
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 State 4-H Extension Support Specialist
PHONE: 607-255-0896

  • State Enrollment Coordinator and 4-H Online Administrator
  • Registrar for Career Explorations Conference & State Fair Dormitories
  • Club Management Finances & Policies
  • Risk Management in 4-H
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State 4-H STEM Program Specialist
PHONE: 607-254-7416

  • Leadership for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics projects – current focus on citizen science, sustainable polymers, computer science, and digital learning

  • Liaison to animal science, horticulture, geospatial science, environmental science, fiber science, and robotics projects

  • Support National Youth Science Day efforts in NYS

  • Career Explorations Conference Leader

  • NYS Fair Activity Co-Leader

  • Facilitate NYS 4-H Educator professional development planning

  • Support Club Management Committee

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 State 4-H Civic Engagement Specialist
PHONE: 607-255-0287 

  • National 4-H Conference Liaison

  • State Teen Action Representatives Retreat (STARR) Leader

  • Career Explorations University U Leader

  • 4-H Communications Leader

  • Cornell University Summer College Liaison

  • CYFAR Liaison

  • New York State Fair Activity Co-Leader

  • Parent Leadership Programming

  • Civic Engagement Program Work Team / Developing Sustainable Communities conference

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Nigel Gannon
State 4-H Healthy Living Specialist

  • Healthy Living Program Specialist

  • State Fair Leadership Team Member

  • Other Program Development & Support:

    • Meditation & Mindfulness

    • Youth with Different Abilities

    • Diversity & Inclusion

    • Program Evaluation


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Ruth CampBell
4-H Grants and Finance Manager

  • Oversight for NYS 4-H Budget

  • Oversight and management of NYS 4-H major projects, grants and contracts

  • Management for 4-H accounts

  • Strategic financial planning

Alan Martinez
NYS 4-H Accounts Administrator
NYS 4-H Foundation
Phone: (607) 255-9086

  • Processing Agreements & Contracts with Associations and External Vendors
  • Budget Development Collaboration with Program Staff
  • Purchasing for NYS 4-H Office & Tracking Office Operating Expenses
  • Supports the process of managing 4-H program grants maintained by NYS 4-H Foundation but implemented in local associations
  • Accounting & Reporting on NYS 4-H Foundation Investment Account

Phone: 607-255-7516

  • State-level communications management and execution including Friday News, Public and Staff Websites, Social Media, Lyris e-Lists
  • Logistics support for NYS 4-H Events including Career Explorations and NYS Fair (room reservations, parking, etc.)
  • 4-H Brand management, graphic design




    "Extended" State 4-H Staff

    Part-time and contracted staff that work with the NYS 4-H Office


    Shawn Tiede – Leadership for NYS 4-H Camps
    Charles “Chip” Malone – 4-H STEM (Polymer Science and Renewable Energy)
    Autumn Lavine – State Fair Teen Leadership and Japanese Exchange Program
    Tom Davis – State Fair Youth Dorm Coordinator
    Bonnie Peck – CCE Schenectady – State Fair Evaluation Coordinator
    June Mead – CYFAR Coordinator
    John Bowe – NYS 4-H Shooting Sports Program