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Jr. Board Applications

2024-2025 GDYF Jr. Board Applications


Applications are now open for Georgia Dairy Youth Foundation Junior Board members. 4-H and FFA students between 9th and 11th grades with an interest in dairy are eligible for this board. The Georgia Dairy Youth Foundation’s mission is to provide broad-based financial support for Georgia dairy youth. The Jr. Board supports this mission. They host fundraisers, connect youth to a variety of dairy activities, build connections throughout the industry and with other youth, gain professional development and leadership training, and participate in team-building exercises.


Applicants should have demonstrated an interest in dairy, although showing is not a prerequisite for becoming a Jr. Board member. Experiences in dairy include but aren’t limited to showing commercial or registered, quiz bowl, dairy judging, the Southeast Dairy Youth Retreat, SAE’s, 4-H project achievement, and any other dairy youth activities.


Board members are expected to attend at least two of the following events:

·        GA National Fair GDYF info booth, October, Perry, GA

·        State Commercial Dairy Heifer Show GDYF info booth, February, Perry, GA

·        GDYF Golf Tournament, March, Rutledge, GA

·        GDYF showmanship workshops for students and teachers

·        GDYF annual board meeting and auction fundraiser, January, Savannah, GA


Members are also expected to participate in:

·        Dairy Week, August, virtual

·        Jr. Board annual meeting, March or June, Madison, GA


Applications are due Friday, February 2nd. Emailing the application is preferable to ensure it’s received, although mailing is fine.


Please email or mail applications to 1141 Broughton Rd. Madison, GA 30650


Should you have any questions, email or call/text 706-343-7000.


Application 2024-2025 Jr. Board -word version-
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