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4-H Youth Development Staff

State 4-H Stafff, Manhattan Campus 

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Dr. Rick Peterson

Interim Director for 4-H Youth Development
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Dona Ratliff

Program Coordinator
Manhattan Campus
Office Management
Scholarship Administration
State Event Planning 
- Citizenship in Action
- National Conference 
- Discovery Days 
- Citizenship Washington Focus 
- Kansas State Fair 
- National Congress
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Amy Collins

Program Coordinator 

Kansas Department of Education Summer Internship Program 

McKenzie Zimmermann

McKenzie Zimmermann 

Program Coordinator 

4-H Online Enrollment Management 
Data Management and Evaluation
Qualtrics and PEARS Support 
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Emma Hefley 

Staff Assistant 

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Mary Kay Munson 

International 4-H Exchanges 

 

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Chelsy Champlin 

International 4-H Exchanges 

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Alexa Hayes 

Program Coordinator 

Animal Sciences 
Youth Livestock 

 

Regional 4-H Youth Development Staff

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Amy Sollock

Regional Specialist, Western Kansas 

Healthy Living
Family and Consumer Sciences (including contest) 
Foods
Environment 
Health and Wellness
Family Studies
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Kelsey Nordyke

Regioanl Specialist, South Eastern Kansas

Agricultureal Sciences 
Plant Science 
Field Crops 
Animal Science 
Ag Innovator Grant 
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Beth Hinshaw

Regional Specialist, Central Kansas

Community Vitality 
Personal Development (communication, Leadership,  and Reading)
Horticulure, Rabbit
Teen Programming
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Chandra Plate

Regional Specialist, Northwest Kansas

Natural Resources
Shooting Sports 

KS4H Local Unit Specialists assignments Map (2021 Nov.)

Kansas State 4-H Youth Development Staff Organizational Chart