1. Any senior 4-H member,
regardless of race,
color or national origin, in the 10th, 11th or 12th grade (in August
of 2011) who has not completed high school is eligible to seek the
of 4-H State Officer.
2. Candidate must be
currently enrolled in
4-H, and remain active through the term of office.
3. 4-H'er should have a good
and leadership record in the county. This should be documented in the
packet using the application information.
4. Officer must be willing
and able, to the
best of his or her ability, to attend State meetings held during the
year, as well as in the summer. This includes planning meetings for
1. The attached Nomination
Packet for Georgia
4-H Board of Directors received by June
13th, to Jenny Jordan (311 Hoke Smith Annex-UGA, Athens, Georgia
30602) will have the nominee's name included in the program and other
areas. Packets recevied after the 13th will be included if
2. Nomination packets will be
accepted at State 4-H Council
registration and until the opening of Candidate Orientation at State
Nominations received at Council will be considered nominations from the
3. All nomination packets
must have original signatures in section three and four. Faxes, emails
and other forms of signature will not be accepted.
4. Information in section
two of the applications will be available to voting delegates during
State 4-H Council.
2. A county may submit more
than one nomination.
Candidates may hang one poster for display in the assigned campaign
area during State 4-H Council. Posters may not be hung prior to
the designated time of 5:30 p.m. and must be removed at the close of
Coucil. Posters must hang flat against th wall.
Candidates may wear or carry additional posters. These may
only be carried or worn by the candidate and not other delegates.
3. The use of
favors, letters, handbills, PA systems by the candidates before or
during the campaign may result in disqualification.
4. Candidates by
begin campaiging at Rock Eagle 4-H Center at the assigned registration
time for State 4-H Council For example, if the program begins
registration at 5:30 campaigning on Center begins at 5:30.
Posters may not be hung prior to this time nor may candidates dress in
New this year: Campaigning will
end at the opening of the general election polls. This means candidates
must put down their signs, change out of costumes and may not stand and
yell slogans or encouragement to vote for an individual candidate
during voting. Candidates designated campaign poster from item #1
hang in the polls during this time.
Candidates may reconvene with campaigning during the district elections.
Candidates are required to attend the Candidate's Orientation meeting
at State 4-H Council.
Candidates will make a presentation on stage during State 4-H Council
as assigned at the Candidate's
presentations must be made live by the candidate. Candidates may not
"lipsync" prerecorded voices even their own voice.. Candidates may use
recorded music in their presentation. Any recorded item must be on cd
and submitted at orientation. CD's should be labeled with the
candidate's name, county and the track number of the music.
presentations are limited to two minutes. Candidates should spend 50%
of the two minutes discusing their 4-H involvement and qualifications
for state office.
9. No other
individual's are permitted to be part of the candidate's presentation.
10. Special props
within reason are permissible. Candidates must furnish all props.
No automobiles, fire or water are allowed in skits or campaigning.
Presentations and campaign slogans can not alluded to violations in the
4-H Code of Conduct.
Candidates will be asked at least one question before the State 4-H
Council delegation to answer extemporaneously.
Candidate presentations must be reviewed & approved
by the candidate's county Extension agent/4-H prior to State 4-H
1. Voting delegates will vote
from the entire
group of nominees in selecting the at-large offices.
2. A second election will be
held with voting
delegates casting votes for delegates within their district. This pool
of nominees will consist only those 4-H'ers in that district who were
elected as at-large officers.
3. All officers will be
announced by office
at the State 4-H Council closing assembly.
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