Joe Drake is a Field Specialist in 4-H Youth Development and Education. His current focus is on providing the leadership and direction for volunteer development and youth civic engagement for the UNHCE 4-H program. Before joining UNH, he managed and led an AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps*VISTA grant and team. He also worked as a classroom teacher, adventure programmer, and afterschool professional. He also served in the United States Coast Guard, gaining strong leadership and organizational skills.