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4-H Youth Development

Kansas State 4-H Office
201 Umberger Hall
1612 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5981 fax

Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council

The Youth Council and National 4-H Conference application will be combined, with applicants indicating if they are applying for one or both opportunities.  Any Kansas 4-H member between the ages of 14 and 18 before January 1, 2024 may apply as a Council Rep and those 15-18 before January 1, 2024 may apply for National Conference.

This year's KYLF delegation will elect representatives from the four extension program regions (NE, NW, SE, SW) for one year terms on council.  Up to six National Conference delegates will be selected through an interview process at KYLF and they serve a two year term on council.

The application deadline is Monday October 2, 2023, 11:59 p.m. CST

2023 Kansas 4-H Youth Leadership Council

2023 National 4-H Conference Delegates

  • Kaylen, Meade County
  • Channing, Wild West District, Stevens County
  • Carson, Central Kansas District

2022 National 4-H Conference Delegates

  • Jaden, Post Rock District, Lincoln County
  • Sukesh, Kingman County

Southwest Region

  • Ian, 21 Central District, Stafford County

Southeast Region

  • Kylee, Butler County
  • Gabe, Wildcat District, Montgomery County

Northeast Region

  • Emma, Central Kansas District
  • Emilia, Pottawatomie County
  • Elizabeth, McPherson County
  • Brooke, Meadowlark District, Jackson County

Northwest Region

  • Claire, Sunflower District, Wallace County
  • Grace, Cottonwood District, Ellis County
  • Kierra, Midway District, Russell County
  • Eve, Walnut Creek, Ness County


Jaryth Barten, Dickinson County Volunteer

Beth Hinshaw, SE Region 4-HYD Specialist

Anna Muir, Phillips/Rooks District Director

Kathryn Tremblay, Twin Creeks District Volunteer 

2024 Youth Council Applicant Info

This Application Process is for both Youth Council Representative and Deleagtes to National 4-H Conference.

Election Guidelines 

Application for Youth Council Rep & National Conference Delegate

READ THIS FIRST - Youth Council/National Conference Application Memo


For More Information

Beth Hinshaw
Extension Specialist, SE Region