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The National Youth Board is a 2-year committee-elected term. Members act as a liaison between the youth membership of USPC and the Board of Governors by communicating the needs, ideas, and concerns of USPC youth to governing officers. NYB members provide member insight and bring forward ideas and proposals regarding important issues, as well as conduct independent projects under the direction of the national office.

About the National Youth Board

The NYB consists of 14 members who each serve a 2-year term.  

NYB members elect a President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer to serve a 1-year term.   Members serve on committees that work on projects throughout the year. Each committee has a leader to guide the work and goals for the year.  Committees include: Marketing, Pin Promise, Regional Youth Boards, Service, Upper Level Opportunities.

The current NYB Chair and the previous Chair also serve as full members on the USPC Board of Governors. In addition, members of the NYB represent the youth members on various Board and Council Committees.

Delegate Commitment to NYB

  • The NYB meets face-to-face once a year at the USPC Convention. Compensation related to meeting traveling costs can be accommodated, so financial limitations should not restrict an applicant from coming forward
  • Additionally there are meetings via teleconferences, via a private Facebook group, and interpersonal communication within committees. 
  • Time commitments can fluctuate from one month to another as it can be dependent on committee assignments and their projects, but generally, at least 5 hours per month can be expected.

We understand outside commitments such as school, equestrian activities, etc. and work as a team to ensure all are able to fulfill their duties within their own restrictions.

Applicant Requirements

  • Applicants must be a participating current member of the United States Pony Clubs, Inc.  
  • Be between 18-23 years old as of January 1 of their first term year they would serve
  • There is no required certification level


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