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Florida 4-H Executive Board

The Florida 4-H Executive Board is the programming body of the Florida 4-H Council. It is comprised of four (4) delegates from each of the 13 4-H districts, up to 30 Appointees, and the eight (8) state officers.

Throughout the year, there are three (3) Executive Board Weekends that allow members to come together to plan and support statewide programs while build lasting relationships with one another. For more information on these weekend events, click on Executive Board Weekends below.

Executive Board applications are due by July 1. All information regarding applications and being an Executive Board member can be found below

  • Becoming an Executive Board Member

    Each year, the 13 4-H Districts select up to four (4) Executive Board delegates to represent the voice and interests of their district on the statewide programming board. Any youth, regardless of being elected, can also apply for one (1) of the 30 appointed positions. The applications for these positions are reviewed by the state officer team and are decided upon based on the needs of the Executive Board.

    For full information on the responsibilities of an Executive Board member, you can go to the Florida 4-H Executive Board Information Packet.

    Applications will only be accepted through the online form. You can access by clicking the link below. A sample application is included in the Executive Board Information Packet, linked above, to help you prepare.

    Executive Board Application—includes three (3) essay questions and your ranking of preferred committees.

    All applications for district delegates and Executive Board appointees must be submitted by 11:59PM on July 1.

    Once your application is submitted online, your county 4-H professional will receive an email to confirm your application. Your application is not considered complete until their approval is received, so make sure to follow up with them. 

    If you are interested in becoming a member but not quite ready to make the commitment yet, check out the information below for Third Executive Board. This weekend is open to ALL seniors to immerse themselves in all things Executive Board. This weekend is a great opportunity to make connections with youth across the state and experience what it’s like to be a part of this statewide programming board.

2022-2023 Executive Board Weekends

  • First Executive Board (Members Only)
    Key QuestionsInformation
    Who Executive Board Members Only (closed event)
    When October 21-23, 2022
    Where 4-H Camp Timpoochee - Niceville, FL
    Cost $140
    Registration August 19 through September 16, 2022 via 4-H Online
    Check-In Onsite check-in will begin at 6:30 pm CST on the first day. No early arrivals. We are unable to accommodate anyone prior to 6:30 pm CST. 
  • Second Executive Board (Members Only)
    Key QuestionsInformation
    Who Executive Board Members Only (closed event)
    When January 13-15, 2023
    Where 4-H Camp Cloverleaf - Lake Placid, FL
    Cost $140
    Registration November 11, 2022 through December 9, 2022 via 4-H Online
    Check-In Onsite check-in will begin at 6:30 pm EST on the first day. No early arrivals. We are unable to accommodate anyone prior to 6:30 pm EST.
  • Third Executive Board (Open to ALL 4-H Seniors)
    Key QuestionsInformation
    Who Executive Board Members and all 4-H members aged 14-18 (as of September 1 of current 4-H year)
    When April 28-30, 2023
    Where 4-H Camp Timpoochee - Niceville, FL
    Cost $140 for members; $160 for non-members
    Registration February 24 through March 24, 2023 via 4-H Online
    Check-In Onsite check-in will begin at 6:30 pm CST on the first day. No early arrivals. We are unable to accommodate anyone prior to 6:30 pm CST.

Information Contact

Derby Sale | sderby.sale@ufl.edu | 352-294-2914