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Standing Committee on PYD

Committee Membership Information and Application Process

All 4-H professionals who are interested in participating in the committee’s work are welcome to apply.

Membership Requirements

  • 4-H professional status.
  • Must be (and remain) employed with an LGU 4-H program to be eligible for membership.
  • Desire to support a consistent, correct, and complete model of PYD across the 4-H system.
  • Experience in leading professional capacity building efforts.
  • Commitment to a three-year term (two-year term is possible for 2022 and 2023 applicants).
  • Commitment to active participation and leadership, including active participation in at least one committee working group effort.
  • Available dedicated time for participation (approximately 5-10 hours/month).
  • Participation on PYD Academy planning teams as appropriate.
  • Contribute to the development and accomplishment of subgroup annual plan of work.
  • Support from State 4-H Program leader

Application Requirements

  • Complete application (on-line)
  • Complete support information from state 4-H program leader

Application Process

Both of the following must be completed by the due date for full consideration.

Step One: Complete on-line application (Due July 31)

Step Two: Have 4-H program leader complete on-line reference form (Due July 31)

Note: It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure program leader nominations are submitted on time. Applications without these nominations will be considered incomplete.


Application Due Date: July 31

Notification of Application Decision: September 1

Committee Year: October 1 – September 30

For More Information

Questions about the application process can be directed to Mary Arnold, PLWG Standing Committee on PYD Chair at