Brittney Muschetto is the 4-H Extension Program Coordinator (EPC) for Kankakee County. She, along with the rest of the 4-H team, works to set the stage for a 4-H program that creates future leaders of tomorrow. Brittney helps families---returning as well as those new to 4-H--navigate the 4-H program. She coordinates volunteers and events, oversees club management, manages the 4-H Online and FairEntry platforms and coordinates the 4-H fair as her main duties. Brittney is 4-H's biggest cheerleader!
Brittney has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Agriculture Leadership, Education and Communications with a minor in Horticulture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Brittney is an alumni of Will County 4-H, where she was a proud member of the Prairie 4-H Club for 5 years. Brittney was a member of the Will County 4-H Federation, Will County 4-H Ambassadors, and the Speaking for Illinois 4-H Team.
Throughout her 4-H career Brittney served four year on the Illinois State 4-H Youth Leadership Team, two years on the Illinois 4-H Foundation Board of Directors, three years on the University of Illinois Extension State Advisory Council, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Collegiate 4-H.
Brittney also represented Illinois 4-H at National 4-H Congress, Natural 4-H Conference, and National 4-H Poultry Judging Contest. While in college, Brittney worked as an intern at the Illinois State 4-H Office where she gained a deeper understanding and appreciation of the 4-H program in Illinois.
Outside of work and 4-H, brittney enjoys volunteering with T.E.A.C.H. Outdoors and as an Illinois Department of Natural Resources Safety Education Instructors. Brittney likes to spend her weekends outdoors with her family, friends, and dogs hiking, biking, fishing, camping and kayaking.