Jennifer Sirangelo is a believer in young people and their capacity to change the world. She leads Council in its mission to increase investment and participation in high-quality 4-H positive youth development programs around the world.
Ms. Sirangelo, who joined Council in 2006 to grow support for the 4-H movement, has focused on supporting global education, growth and leadership development for 7 million young people worldwide through programs in science, agriculture, health and citizenship. In her previous roles as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, she led the development of Council's strategic plan and tripled annual fundraising.
Prior to National 4-H Council, Ms. Sirangelo served as Regional Vice President for Boys & Girls Clubs of America in New York. Earlier in her career, she held leadership roles at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City, National Kidney Foundation, William Jewell College and Hillcrest Homeless Shelter.
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, Jennifer was recognized as a Harry S. Truman Scholar.