For the Townsman
Heather Sarafini from Grasmere has been named B.C. 4-H leader of the year by 4-H Canada and CIBC.
Heather is the leader of the South Country Crafts and Critters 4-H Club, which boasts 27 members from the region in 8 projects including: Beef, Clothing, Cloverbud, Crafts, Foods, Photography, Sheep and Swine.
She has the following responsibilities:
Club Leader, Club Project Leader, District Treasurer, District Key Leader, District Leadership Registration Committee, Regional Treasurer, Provincial Fund Development Committee member, Provincial Council Representative Region 4.
“We are so impressed by the commitment of all our volunteer 4-H leaders and we are honoured that these dedicated people want to be part of 4-H in Canada, said Shannon Benner, CEO of 4-H Canada. We are also very fortunate that CIBC understands the importance of recognizing responsible and motivated leaders in Canada.”
The call for nominations for the National Volunteer Leader of the Year took place in December 2013 and was driven by member reference letters and recommendations. Seven provincial winners were selected from the applicants and these winners moved forward to a national judging panel.