President & CEO
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 the Council in 2006 to grow support for America’s largest youth development organization. The Council is the non-profit partner to the nation’s 4-H movement, supporting leadership development for nearly six million young people through diverse and inclusive programs in agriculture, science, health, and civic engagement by way of alliances with America’s philanthropic sector.
In 2017, Jennifer, who is currently leading the largest brand and alumni activation initiative in 4-H history, the Grow True Leaders Campaign, was named to Fast Company’s annual list of the 100 Most Creative People in Business.
A Missouri native, she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and political science from William Jewell College, a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse University, and attended St. Peter’s College at Oxford University. As an undergraduate, she was recognized as a Harry S. Truman Scholar.
She currently serves on the boards of AgriCorps and Imagine Science. Jennifer is also a member of the Farm Foundation Round Table.
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