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Kansas 4-H Tip Sheet

April 13, 2018

Kansas 4-H International Exchange Programs Coordinator Update

By Deryl Waldren

1. Recently the Kansas 4-H International Exchange Program has had a coordinator change. Chelsy Champlin is the new Kansas 4-H International Exchange Program Coordinator for inbound IFYEs (International 4-H Youth Exchange). IFYEs are the exchange delegates who come to Kansas in the summertime and live with Kansas 4-H host families for about three weeks. Chelsy replaces Mary Kay Munson in this role.  Contact:  Chelsy Champlin, chelsycoen@gmail.com, 785-248-6131.

2. Mary Kay Munson continues in several other roles with Kansas 4-H International Exchange Programs. Mary Kay continues at the States’ 4-H Academic Year Program (high school exchange), as well the States’ 4-H exchange programs for 4-H-age youth. In addition, Mary Kay also is the Outbound IFYE Coordinator for young adults from Kansas who are traveling to other countries as an IFYE.  Contact:  Mary Kay Munson, munson@ksbroadband.net, 785-238-3631.

3. Rose Scott continues as the Kansas 4-H Japanese Exchange Coordinator who finds and places Japanese youth with Kansas 4-H host families every July-August. Contact:  Rose Scott, sixtykid2@gmail.com, 785-565-3197.