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Club Officer Spotlight: Historian

By Kristie Popa

Still photos, videos, group photos or action shots – all ways to document the excitement of your 4-H club.  As the club Historian, you have the opportunity and responsibility to create a scrapbook of all club happenings.

Take a look at the requirements for the club Historian as well as the job description to find out more about what the job of the Treasurer entails.

Job Requirements:
-Enrolled 4-H member (ages 5 & up) *Cloverbuds must have parent support.
-Must have a camera.
-Must have the ability to print photos to create a scrapbook or photobook.

Job Description:
The Historian of a 4-H Club is responsible for collecting memorabilia to include in the club scrapbook.  These items can include agendas, photos, articles and more from events throughout the year.
The Historian should be prepared for the following tasks:
-Collect memorabilia and organize into a club scrapbook.
-Cover clinics, 4-H’er demonstrations, field trips, guest speakers, fair booth submissions, club meetings, community service activities, member projects, interview judging, contests and other events to take photos.
-Include captions with each item that describe the photo and include the who, what, where, when and why.
-Collaborate with the club Reporter.
-Coordinate club social media efforts approved by the 4-H Agent.

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