4-H Canada Board of Directors

The board of directors is elected by 4-H Canada Governing Members who are dedicated to the strategic advancement of the 4-H movement.

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Governing Membership

Governing Members – Individuals aged 18+ and organizations – directly support today’s youth leaders by ensuring strong governance, relevant industry partnerships, and financial stability. This community of engaged community leaders select the 4-H Canada Board of directors, vote in the Annual General Meeting, and support the strategic direction of the 4-H movement.

Become a Governing Member of 4-H Canada today

Support the strategic direction and influence 4-H’s advancement.

Board Elections and Nominations

Every spring, the Board of Directors accepts nominations for open Director positions. Governing Members nominate and elect Directors to the board.

Process for Board nominations

  • Call for nominations begins: February 2023
  • Nominations and acceptance deadline: March 31, 2023, at 4 p.m. ET
  • Screening process: April 2023
  • Nominees confirmed as candidates: April X, 2023
  • Election: May 2023
  • Annual General Meeting: July 12, 2023

Governing Members must be considered in good standing (membership purchased and fully paid for) by March 31, 2023, to be eligible to vote in the election for the Board of Directors.

Canadian 4-H Foundation

The Canadian 4-H Foundation was established in 1969. This federally incorporated not-for-profit organization works to continue the mission of 4-H Canada. The Canadian 4-H Foundation is made up of experienced and knowledgeable individuals who are responsible for overseeing and managing 4-H Canada's endowment funds in a reliable, ethical, and intelligent manner.

The Foundation makes it possible for 4-H Canada to continue to create and maintain our national, leading-edge programs and events that help members Learn To Do By Doing.

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Youth Advisory Committee

The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) is the national youth voice for 4-H Canada, comprised of outstanding 4-H youth members who want to continue to play a role and contribute to the growth of the 4-H movement.

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