About this Program Area

4‑H is an innovator in developing youth leadership and decision-making skills to prepare young people for the future. Kentucky 4-H leadership experiences engage youth in programs, organizations, and communities where they share their voice and influence decision-making that impacts them and their peers. 4‑H leadership programs equip young people with the confidence and life skills to be leaders today and tomorrow.

Project Overview by Topic

Leadership 21st Century Skills College and Careers

Program Area Contacts

Ashley Osborne

Extension Specialist

(859) 218-0986 ashley.osborne@uky.edu 450 Cooper Drive Suite 114 Lexington, KY 40546-0274

Chuck Stamper, Ed.D.

CES Special Projects Coordinator

(606) 666-2438 cstamper@uky.edu RCARS 130 Robinson Rd. Jackson, KY 41339

Isaac Hilpp, Ed. D

Senior Extension Specialist

(859) 218-0990 isaac.hilpp@uky.edu 450 Cooper Drive Suite 114 Lexington, KY 40546-0274
A Leadership visit to the Kentucky Capitol
A Leadership visit to the Kentucky Capitol 


County Extension Office Contacts

4-H YOUTH DEVELOPMENT A Kentucky 4-H volunteer is anyone who contributes time, energy, or talent to the Kentucky 4-H Youth Development Program and is not paid by University of Kentucky funds. Many volunteer roles involve working directly with others; others do not. There are seven specific types of 4-H volunteer roles in Kentucky. They include: Community Club Leader, Project Club Leader, Special Emphasis Volunteer, School Enrichment Volunteer, 4-H Committee Member, 4-H Council Member, Youth Volunteer,

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Contact Information

Rachel Noble Guidugli, Ed.D.
Assistant Extension Director for Kentucky 4-H Youth Development

450 Cooper Drive Moloney Bldg. Suite 114 Lexington, KY 40546-0274

(859) 218-0991