Leadership

District 7 4-H Council

The District Council provides opportunities for youth involvement in 4-H program development.  It is an advisory committee which assists in making plans and executing these plans at the district level.  Councils are responsible to the counties they represent and to the District 4-H Specialist.  Their function is:

-to advise the district Extension staff on programs for 4-H youth-facilitate representation on the Texas 4-H Council
-maintain linkage with county 4-H councils
-assist with the development and implementation of district events and activities
-provide opportunities for 4-H youth to learn democratic principles and procedures
-interpret the 4-H program to the public

Officers are elected yearly at the Leadership Lab in June/July.  The eight offices are:

President
Vice-President
Delegate-At-Large
1st Vice-President
2nd Vice-President
3rd Vice-President
Secretary
Public Relations Officer
Parliamentarian

District 7 4-H Project Development Committees

The purpose of the district-wide Project Development Committees is to develop project training opportunities for specific projects. Each of these nine committees are made up of volunteers and youth interested in that project area.  Each committee plans one educational training yearly to expand the educational opportunities in District 7.  This is a great opportunity to gain new knowledge in your project area and work with other volunteers and youth from across the district.  Each committee elects 3 youth officers, which provides 27 district leadership opportunities in District 7.   Officers are elected yearly at the Fall Meeting in August.  The nine committees are:

Beef
Clothing & Textiles
Consumer Education
Foods & Nutrition
Horse
Natural Resources
Photography
Sheep/Goats
Shooting Sports
Swine

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