Rebecca Harrington is the Director of Operations and Systems for the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Youth Development, a role she's held since January 2020. Her current responsibilities include strategic planning, budget and policy development and monitoring, and continuous improvement of systems (human resources, volunteers). Prior to this role, she provided leadership to the Extension Center for Youth Development volunteer systems work as the Volunteer Systems Director. She has contributed to the development of a statewide volunteer orientation, online volunteer trainings, and a process to develop and strengthen county volunteer systems that has been used in multiple states. From 2010-2017 she worked with a team of educators and 4-H program coordinators in the northwest region and had specific regional functions related to volunteer systems; past responsibilities also included animal science and community youth worker training. She has worked in 4-H youth development for 27 years, including 14 years in a county role.
Wednesday June 9th