Advisory Council

The primary purpose of the New Jersey State 4 H Shooting Sports Advisory Council is to provide advice and support to the New Jersey 4-H Shooting Sports Program, arrange training and ensuring that programs follow the youth development education program which uses a prevention education model that strongly emphasizes positive youth adult interaction and peer leadership.

Advisory Council Constitution and Bylaws

The membership is composed of the following:

  • NJ4-H State Coordinator
  • All Nationally Certified NJ Shooting Sports Instructors
  • One State Certified Instructor representative for each county 4-H club program
  • Two teen representatives (one from North, one from South Jersey)
  • One State 4-H Camp program staff member
  • County 4-H Professional (North)
  • County 4-H Professional (South)
  • Extension Professional
  • Two Business / Industry or Organizational Representatives.

Membership shall be for three years. Individuals will be selected to serve without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or marital or family status. The officers of the committee shall consist of a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer. The term for each officer will be two years.

The advisory council will meet at least four times a year. Three meetings are to be held at a central location in the evening, and one meeting held at the Annual Spring State Training. Additional meeting times to fulfill duties throughout the year may be needed.

Advisory Council Executives

Chairperson: Colleen Hamilton

Vice Chair: Frank McGayhey

Treasurer: Kim Frey

Secretary: Christine Brown

State Coordinator: Altaira Bejgrowicz

State Quartermaster: John Brown (interim)

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