Jennifer Sirangelo Named Chief Executive Officer of National 4-H Council
The National 4-H Council has announced that Jennifer Sirangelo '96 MPA, currently the organization's executive vice president and chief operating officer, has been appointed chief executive officer of the Council, effective January 1, 2014. Sirangelo, who joined the Council in 2006, will succeed the CEO Donald T. Floyd, Jr., who is retiring after 22 years.
During her seven years with the National 4-H Council, Sirangelo more than tripled annual fundraising and led the process to develop the organization's new strategic plan. Before joining the National 4-H Council, Sirangelo was regional vice president for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, where she was responsible for Board development and fundraising strategy in 11 northeastern states.
4-H is a community of seven million young people around the world learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. National 4-H Council is the private sector, non-profit partner of 4-H National Headquarters located at the National Institute for Food and Agriculture within USDA. In the U.S., 4-H programs are implemented by the 109 land grant universities and the Cooperative Extension System through their 3,100 local Extension offices across the country. Overseas, 4-H programs operate throughout more than 50 countries.
Read more about Jennifer's appointment on the 4-H website.