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Health and Leisure Chairperson

Committee Make-up:

Chairperson from each of the following areas:

  • Photography
  • Leathercraft
  • Shooting Sports
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Camping
  • Outdoor Sports

Events/Competitions in Charge of:

  • Judging Field Day* - Held once a year to include project samples from each area set up so that members and leaders can practice judging. Include results and awards at the end. (see “Judging Field Day” insert)
  • Medallist testing:
    • Organize, publicize, and conduct testing if available
    • Coordinate testing dates with Awards Chair and order awards in advance
  • Fair:
    • Help with check in for still exhibits
    • Help put together displays
    • Supply runners and clerks for judging
    • Help with picking up exhibits at the end of fair
    • Work with the fair personnel on fair premium book entries

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Committee responsibilities
    • Set “Goals and Objectives” and work towards them
    • Plan field days and other events
    • Recruit fair and field day help
    • Fair book review and yearly planning (Sept-Nov)
    • Keep records and submit to Executive Board and Council
  • Attend Executive Board and County Council meetings as a member of the Executive Board
    • Schedule all events with Council VP at least 60 days in advance.
    • Work with Awards Committee to review and expand recognition in your area
  • Encourage record book completion and submission
  • Recruit and include Youth Chairs and Junior/Teen Leaders
  • Serve as a resource in your county
    • Educate leaders and members on criteria, content, and method of project.
    • Communicate appropriate information to club project leaders.
  • Update and maintain a binder of responsibilities and handbooks for your position

*See “How to” for details