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National 4-H Council's leadership team has vast experience with youth development organizations and fundraising for non-profits.
Donald T. Floyd, Jr. is President and CEO of National 4-H Council. Under his leadership, National 4-H Council led 4-H in the National Conversation on Youth Development in the 21st Century and created the first national action agenda for youth policy. In addition; he has led 4-H expansion in after school programs, science programs, technology and the creation of the Global 4-H network. Don has been associated with innovative leadership of youth-serving, non-profit organizations for more than 35 years. For 17 years, he held local and national level positions, including National Executive Vice President of Junior Achievement, with which he led expansion of the international program and its first venture into classroom-based programming, which today is JA’s largest program.
Don recently completed his term as Chair of the National Collaboration for Youth (a coalition of the top 56 youth organizations) and is currently a Trustee with the America’s Promise Alliance. Don served as a Trustee of Albright College and was Secretary of the Board, a member of the Executive Committee, and Vice Chair of their Governance Committee. He is former Chair of the International Leaders Committee of the Institute for Applied Research in Youth Development, Tufts University. He was one of six inaugural recipients of the International Fellows in Applied Developmental Science. He is an elder at Bridgeway Community Church a large non-denominational multicultural congregation in Columbia, MD.
Don is a 1965 graduate of Reading High School, served in the US Air Force (1966-1970), and is a 1973 graduate of Albright College in Reading, PA. He has travelled to 35 countries to establish youth programs and has lived in Japan and Ghana. Don and his wife, Carolyn, have five children.
Jennifer Sirangelo is Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer at National 4-H Council. She is responsible for providing strategic fundraising direction to the 4-H movement nationwide.
Before joining National 4-H Council, Jennifer was Regional Vice President, Boys & Girls Clubs of America in New York City where she was responsible for board development and fundraising strategy in 11 northeastern states. She was also the Vice President of Marketing and Development for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. Prior to her work with Boys & Girls Clubs, Jennifer worked in development for William Jewell College and the National Kidney Foundation.
Jennifer received a BA in Communications and Political Science from William Jewell College, a Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University, and attended St. Peter’s College at Oxford University. As an undergraduate, Jennifer was recognized as a Harry S Truman Scholar.
Andy Ferrin brings more than 20 years of experience in brand management, marketing, and strategic planning to his role as Chief Marketing Officer at National 4-H Council. His experience spans all areas of integrated marketing programs—from corporate positioning and direct mail to market research and brand promotions.
Before joining 4-H, Andy was Executive Vice President and Director, Account Service for PN2, a global Porter Novelli business unit. He led a business development effort that doubled PN2 revenue via new account acquisitions and organic growth of existing accounts and was the management leader for a 45-person advertising/design group. Prior to Porter Novelli, Andy served as Managing Director of Branded, Inc., a Washington, DC-based strategic consulting firm specializing in brand enhancement, corporate identity development, and communications planning.
Andy received his MBA from the Simon School at the University of Rochester. He also earned a BA in Economics and English from the University of Rochester. His work and teams have been the recipient of a number of awards, including PR Week’s 2007 Public Affairs Campaign of the Year, 2003 Porter Novelli Global 3-I Award (Top Client Campaign), and numerous Washington Addys and Tellys.
Paul Koehler is Sr. Vice President/General Manager at National 4-H Council. He has been with the organization for more than 30 years, beginning as a maintenance supervisor and then going on to work as the Buildings and Grounds Manager, Manager of Center Operations, and General Manager.
In his current role, Paul helps create and manage an innovative Center environment that meets the financial goals and physical expectations of National 4H Council, while at the same time, catering to the needs and expectations of guests at the Conference Center.
Paul graduated from Loyola College in Maryland. He lives in Catonsville, MD, with his wife Susan, two sons, and a daughter.
Jill Bramble is the Senior Vice President, Chief Development Officer at National 4-H Council in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Jill is responsible for leading a team of development professionals and managing a portfolio of strategic-level corporate sponsorships that provide more than $16 million annually in programmatic funding to the 4-H movement. 4 H serves more than 6 million young people across America through programs in science, engineering, technology, healthy living and citizenship.
Before joining National 4-H Council, Jill was a senior consultant for Just Cause Consulting where she led strategic planning and grant-writing for nonprofit organizations on the East Coast. Prior to her consulting work, Jill was the Income Development Director for the Mid-Atlantic Division of the American Cancer Society where she led fundraising and local board development in Maryland and Delaware. During her tenure, the Mid-Atlantic Division increased corporate support by more than 200% and Maryland and Delaware achieved the highest per capita individual giving rate for the entire Division.
Jill received a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Colorado and a Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Maryland. Jill and her husband have two children and live on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Lyla Houglum is the Executive Director for Extension and National 4-H Council Relationships. In this roles she builds, strengthens, and maintains positive relationships between the leadership and staff of the National 4-H Council and the Cooperative Extension System, especially Extension Directors and Administrators. She works closely with the President & CEO of National 4-H Council in positioning Council as a resource for the 4-H movement. She also serves as the Executive Director for the Western Extension Directors Association.
Prior to joining Council, Lyla worked for the Extension Services in Oregon and in Montana. She was the Extension Director at Oregon State University for almost 10 years. She was also a 4-H Youth Development Specialist focusing on leadership development and volunteer program management, and an Associate Director for Counties with the OSU Extension Service. In Montana she was a county Extension agent for home economics, 4-H, and community development. While a director, Lyla was a member of the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) and was chair in 2002. She was on the committee that prepared A Vision for the 21st Century Extension Service document, was a member of the Oregon 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees, and earlier in her career she was part of the National 4-H Executive Development Institute.
Lyla earned Master’s and PhD degrees in speech communication and public organization administration from the University of Oregon, and an undergraduate degree in home economics business, education, and Extension from Montana State University. She and her husband Mike live in Oregon. Her daughter and granddaughters live in Montana.
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