About the Oregon 4-H Foundation
Incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1957, the Oregon 4-H Foundation is an associate of the Oregon State University Foundation, which manages funds donated to 4-H and provides other services.
Our mission is to advance Oregon 4-H through acquisition of resources and developing partnerships to expand outreach, and maximizing stewardship of resources, grants and awards.
Sterling Allen, External Relations Committee Chair
Leslie Burns, Development Committee Chair
Sue Densmore, Vice President/Grants Committee Chair
Lori Elkins, President
Connie Kearney, Secretary and Treasurer/Finance Committee Chair
Colin Pyle, 4-H Center Committee Chair
Dru Sloop, Past President
Carrie Thompson, OSU Foundation Board of Trustees Liaison
4-H Agent Representatives and Ex Officio:
Jon Gandy, Jefferson County
Melinda Garcia, Lane County
Kelly Noack, Marion County
Ivory W. Lyles, Vice Provost for Extension and Engagement and Director, OSU Extension Service
Tom McLennan, Interim Executive Director
Cathryn Haas, 4-H Program Leader
Oregon 4-H is part of Oregon State University Extension: the state’s only youth development organization integrated with an international public research university. Learn more about Oregon 4-H and how to get involved.