4-H Leaders Association

 About the Leaders Association

  • All leaders are Leaders’ Association members, and have completed Youth Protection Training.
  • As a registered leader, the Leaders’ Association provides you with liability insurance, financial support to attend leader trainings, resources for club meetings and 4-H mailings, and a voice in the 4-H Program.
  • Dodge County 4-H policies are discussed and made at Leaders’ Association meetings.
  • Meetings are held five times a year in February, April, June, September and October at 7pm at the Dodge County Administration Building, Juneau. Watch the 4-H Newsletter and Leader Logue for details.
  • Dodge County 4-H Leaders Association, Inc. Constitution & Bylaws (PDF, 7 pages, 242 KB)

 4-H Leaders’ Association Executive Board

  • The 4-H Leaders’ Board is made up of elected leaders.
  • Responsible for program development and direction in Dodge County 4-H, coordinating fundraising, developing an annual budget and all financial transactions.
  • They set the agenda for the Association meetings and prepare draft policies for items on which the Association needs to make a decision.
  • Advised by the 4-H Youth Development Educator.
  • Meetings are held at 7 p.m., at the Dodge County Administration Building in Juneau, Room H & I, usually opposite months that the Leaders’ Association meets. Meeting details are in the 4-H Newsletter and Leader Logue.


  • To keep youth interested in 4-H.
  • Encourage county activities participation.
  • Increase parental involvement.
  • Make the county fair educational and fun.
  • Promote positive self-esteem.
  • Encourage active attendance at leaders’ meetings.
  • Promote the goals and objectives of UW-Extension 4-H Youth Programs.

Wisconsin 4-H Youth Development Policies (updated September 2016)

Participation, Membership, Youth Protection, Safety, Financial

2016 Dodge County 4-H Leaders Association Executive Board Members


  • Tracie Luedtke, President
  • Ginny Appendfeldt, President-Elect
  • Sandy Salmi, Secretary
  • Matthew Torkelson, Co-Secretary
  • Helen Weisensel, Treasurer
  • Kim Pokorny, Past President
  • Natalie Rennhack, Reporter


  • Mary Pat Boschert
  • Charles Crave
  • John Siedschlag


  • Nick Appendfeldt
  • Brittany Fink
  • Emma Grulke
  • Alexis Luedtke
  • Tim Rynearson
  • Natalie Siedschlag

4-H Leader Logues

Dodge County 4-H Endowment Fund

This fund was established to provide funding for educational and leadership opportunities for 4-H youth and adults. The Dodge County 4-H Leaders Association sponsors grant awards from the Endowment Fund. Grant application deadlines are January 31 and June 30. Read More about the Endowment Fund.

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