Dear 4-H Members,
I hope this letter finds you well as the academic year winds to a close. Plans for our 2023 State 4-H Congress are underway, and so are the preparations for this year's State Teen Council campaigns and elections. The State 4-H Teen Council is an incredible opportunity for passionate and dedicated 4-H members like yourself to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our organization. As a council member, you will have the chance to collaborate with like-minded individuals from across the state, contribute your unique perspectives, and make a lasting impact on the 4-H community.
The State 4-H Teen Council serves as a platform for youth leaders to develop their leadership skills, foster teamwork, and engage in meaningful community service. By joining the council, you will have the opportunity to plan and execute state-level events, mentor younger 4-H members, advocate for important causes, and represent your county or region on a broader scale.
To be considered for the State 4-H Teen Council 2023-2024 term, you must meet the following criteria:
If you meet the eligibility requirements and are eager to take on this exciting challenge, I encourage you to submit an application for the State 4-H Teen Council. The application link and further details are listed below.
The application deadline is June 12, 2023, at 11:59 PM EDT. In addition, make sure you have your application for State 4-H Congress submitted well in advance as space is limited this year. A selection committee comprised of experienced 4-H professionals will assess each application carefully, considering the applicant's achievements, aspirations, and potential to contribute to the council.
Please don't hesitate to reach out to your local 4-H agent or club leader if you have any questions or need assistance with the application process. We are here to support you every step of the way.
Remember, the State 4-H Teen Council offers a remarkable chance to make a difference, grow as a leader, and forge lifelong friendships with fellow 4-H members who share your passion. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity!
Thank you for your commitment to 4-H, and we look forward to receiving your application.
T. Ashley Burns, Ph.D.
Monday, June 12, 2023