Associate State 4-H Leader
303 Hoke Smith Annex
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-4356
Dr. Sue Chapman serves as the Associate State 4-H Leader for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. In this capacity, she assists the State 4-H Leader/Director of 4-H in the daily operation of the UGA Extension 4-H program. There are more than 300 full-time and part-time faculty and staff members in Athens and the four 4-H centers in Georgia who support the district and county 4-H faculty and staff members who deliver the 4-H program at the county level.
Sue holds the faculty rank of Senior Public Service Associate at the University of Georgia and is a recipient of the 2014 Walter Barnard Hill Award for Distinguished Achievement in Public Service and Outreach. She is a trained mediator and group process facilitator. She has experience in developing team-based organizations, implementing quality improvement practices, leading community and economic development efforts, and providing educational programs to diverse groups. Prior to her appointment with Georgia 4-H, she was the operations coordinator with the University of Georgia Archway Partnership for 7 years and state extension coordinator with UGA Cooperative Extension/College of Family and Consumer Sciences for 9 years. During her time at UGA, she has secured and managed over $7 million in community-based grants and contracts. Before her appointment with the University of Georgia, Sue worked for almost 15 years in healthcare education, volunteer management and human resource development. She holds leadership roles in various community and professional organizations.
Sue received a Doctor of Education degree in adult education from the University of Georgia in 1990 and a Master of Science degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Valdosta State University in 1985. She is a Georgia native, currently residing in Barrow County.