Brenda Oft – Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year

Brenda Oft, Green Lake County, WI 4-H Salute to Excellence Volunteer of the Year. Brenda has volunteered for five years as a club leader, Executive Board member and Wisconsin 4-H Leadership Council adult volunteer. She is also the newly elected WLC adult co-president.

Brenda makes a difference:

  • Working with youth to start a new 4-H club. She promotes youth first and empowers young people to make decisions, problem solve and master life skills through their 4-H experience.
  • Embracing youth leadership and encouraging youth to take the lead whenever possible fostering youth-adult partnerships.
  • Guiding and mentoring young people to encourage positive relationships with caring adults which is evident through youth engagement at club meetings and events. She strives to create a sense of belonging amongst club membership and implements club activities to foster an inclusive environment.

Brenda believes in and promotes the values of Wisconsin 4-H in her volunteer role: being yourself, belonging together, building connections, discovering new skills, exploring new opportunities, and giving back to your community.

Congratulations Brenda!!!

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