Mark Mains, Assistant Director for 4-H Youth Development

Mark Mains, Ph.D.

Assistant Director for 4-H Youth Development

mark.mains@uky.edu
Phone (859) 218-0991
Fax (859) 257-7180
Kentucky 4-H Webpage

4-H Youth Development
212 Scovell Hall
Lexington KY 40546-0064

Professional Profile

Dr. Mains is the Assistant Director for 4-H Youth Development at the University of Kentucky.  As "head clover" for Kentucky 4-H, he provides 4-H program oversight in all 120 of Kentucky's counties.  Kentucky 4-H has an active camping program with four camping centers at which over 10,000 people camp annually.  We also have our beautiful Lake Cumberland 4-H Center which provides quality lodging in a beautiful retreat setting. 

Education

BS - University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture

  • Individulized Curriculum - Biotechnology (focus on reproductive physiology) 

MS - Univerisity of Kentucky, College of Agriculture

  • Vocational Education

Ph.D. - University of Kentucky, College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment

  • Family Science (Dissertation:  The Impact of Hosting International Exchange Youth on the Family)

Biography and Introduction (link)

Updated 3/20/17 by MAM