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4-H Officer's Information

Congratulations on being elected as a 4-H club officer! You have been given an important job – to work with your fellow officers to ensure everyone feels welcome and is engaged with your club’s meetings and activities. These officer positions require honesty, integrity, attention to detail, and cooperation with your fellow officers, club members, and club leaders and volunteers.

The Club Officer

Good officers are enthusiastic, responsible and friendly. They work to include each member of the club so that everyone feels like they belong. They accept and respect each member and encourage everyone to contribute to the club. Officers should be proud of their role as a youth leader. It is important that officers are always prepared for each meeting and club event.

Check out the below resources to help you with your new position.

MARYLAND 4-H OFFICERS’ HANDBOOK

MARYLAND 4-H OFFICER’S WORKBOOK for PRESIDENTS and VICE PRESIDENTS

MARYLAND 4-H OFFICER WORKBOOK for SECRETARIES

MARYLAND 4-H YOUTH TREASURER’S HANDBOOK

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