Executive Team

President & CEO

Jennifer Sirangelo

Jennifer Sirangelo is a believer in young people and their capacity to change the world. She leads National 4‑H Council in its mission to increase investment and participation in high-quality 4‑H positive youth development programs.

Jennifer joined Council in 2006 to grow support for America’s...

Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer

Jill Bramble

Jill Bramble is the Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer at National 4‑H Council.

She is responsible for leading a team of development professionals and managing a portfolio of strategic-level corporate sponsorships that raise more than $20 million annually in programmatic funding to the 4‑H...

Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer

Artis Stevens

Artis Stevens is Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer at National 4‑H Council.

A nonprofit marketing veteran, Artis leads the marketing team and oversees marketing for all revenue generating units, including National 4‑H Youth Conference Center and E-commerce.

Artis brings more than 20 years of...

Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

Andy Ferrin

Andy Ferrin is the Senior Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer at National 4‑H Council.

Andy brings more than 20 years of experience in brand management, marketing, and strategic planning to his role as Chief Strategy Officer at National 4‑H Council. His experience spans all areas...

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Roche

Joe Roche joined National 4‑H Council as Chief Financial Officer in June 2012. In this position he is responsible for Council’s financial reporting, overall financial strategy and long-range financial planning. He oversees several departments within the organization including accounting, purchasing and contracts, business technology and...

Officers

*Executive Committee Member
^Ex Officio Member

LANDEL C. HOBBS* Chair
Founder and CEO, LCH Enterprises LLC
Atlanta, GA

KRYSTA HARDEN* Vice Chair
EVP Global Environmental Strategy, Dairy Management Inc.
Rosemont, IL

KEN HICKS* Treasurer
Chairman and CEO, Academy Sports + Outdoors
Katy, TX

JANIS PENMAN^ Secretary
Partner, Baker & Hostetler, LLP
Washington, DC

JENNIFER L. SIRANGELO^ Assistant Secretary
President & CEO, National 4‑H Council
Chevy Chase, MD

Trustees

JULIETTE BELL, PH.D.
Former President, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Princess Anne, MD

MARTHA BERNADETT M.D., MBA*
President and Chair of the Board, Molina Foundation
Long Beach, CA

MARK BERVEN
President & COO, Nationwide Property & Casualty
Columbus, OH

JAMES C. BOREL
Former Executive Vice President, DuPont Company
Wilmington, DE

DAVID CRUZ
Senior Managing Director, Head of Institutional Annuities, New York Life Insurance Co.
Parsippany, NJ

DAVID L. EPSTEIN
President and CEO, Mosser Lee Company
Chicago, IL

E. GORDON GEE, PH.D.*
President, West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

EDWIN J. JONES, PH.D.*
Associate Dean and Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech University
Blacksburg, VA

ALISON E. LEWIS*
Chief Growth Officer, Kimberly-Clark
Irving, TX

MICHELLE MUNSON
CEO and Co-Founder, Eluvio, Inc.
Berkley, CA

AUSTIN PITTMAN
Chief Executive Officer, OptumCare, UnitedHealth Group
Minnetonka, MN

KAYE REITZENSTEIN
Chief Financial Officer, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Nutrien
Kersey, CO

LISA SAFARIAN
President, Crop Science North America, Bayer
St. Louis, MO

MAGGIE SANS
VP of Community Relations, Corporate Affairs, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Bentonville, AR

MARY SNAPP*
Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Philanthropies, Microsoft Corporation
Redmond, WA

GABRIELA VALENTIN
4‑H Alumna, University of Miami School of Law
Coral Gables, FL

Federal Government Liaison

J. SCOTT ANGLE, PH.D.**
Director, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Washington, DC

CEO Advisory Council

Steve Barr
Chairman, Osborn Barr
St. Louis, MO

DANIEL GLICKMAN
Vice President, Aspen Institute & Executive Director, Aspen Institute Congressional Program
Senior Fellow Bipartisan Policy Center
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
Washington, DC

ANN M. VENEMAN
Former Executive Director of UNICEF
Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
New York, NY


Not members of the Board of Trustees.

Youth Advisory Committee

NOOR ALSHAFIE: OHIO
Student, The Ohio State University

ODESSA CORNELIUS: GEORGIA
Student, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

JUSTIN CROSS: TENNESSEE
Student, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

RU EKANAYAKE: CALIFORNIA
Student, Cornell University

SOPHIE HUTCHINSON: PENNSYLVANIA
Graduate, Mercyhurst University

SERGIO MARTÍNEZ-BELTRÁN: PUERTO RICO
Graduate, Michigan State University

EMMA NEWELL: OHIO
Student, The Ohio State University

OAKLEY PERRY: GEORGIA
Masters Candidate, Utah State University

ELIZABETH SANDERS: TENNESSEE
Graduate, University of Tennessee at Martin

ANNA MARIE VAGNOZZI: NORTH CAROLINA
Masters Candidate, Clemson University

GABRIELA VALENTIN: FLORIDA
Student, University of Miami School of Law


Not members of the Board of Trustees.