About Dorset YFC
The Dorset Young Farmer Team is made up of the following people. There is a County Organiser who is in the County Office Monday to Friday from 9.00am – 2.00pm. Each year we have an Annual General Meeting in which a new Office is elected. These roles consist of a County Chairman, County Vice-Chairman, County Junior Vice-Chairman, County President, County Vice President and a County Treasurer. Most of the above work on a volunteer basis and everyone works hard to publicise what the YFC is all about.
Since first joining as a member of Puddletown Young Farmers in 2004, I have taken part in the numerous opportunities, competitions and social activities offered within Dorset Young Farmers. I have taken on the role of treasurer within the club for 7 years, which ties in well with my job as an accountant. Young Farmers offers brilliant skills that members can take away from their experiences for example public speaking , stock judging and sports, to name just a few. I can only encourage fellow members to take part in as much as you can to get the most out of Young Farmers.
County Vice Chairman
Matt has been involved with Beaminster YFC since the age of 12 and has held the position of Chairman and Treasurer within his continuing years with Beaminster YFC. He has very successfully produced the Dorset YFC Year Book this year for the first time in 10 years.
Mr Greenway was a former member of Probus YFC in Cornwall as well as North Bedfordshire. Whilst a Young Farmer he took part in Public Speaking and of course Tug of War of which he is still massively involved in. He is a long standing Associate with Marshwood Vale and had a very involved year as Deputy President
County Deputy President
Mrs Frampton has been a long standing Associate with Beaminster YFC for several years, not only being a former member but also holding roles as a Secretary, Treasurer and Chairman whilst at the Club. She has continued her time with Beaminster YFC in the role of Advisory and will be a great asset in the role of Deputy President.
I have worked for the Dorset Young Farmers since July 2013. I have never been a Young Farmer and am now unfortunately too old but my four children have joined and are taking part in as much as they possibly can. I work in the County Office and I assist the 9 Clubs that we have in Dorset. I enjoy attending as many events as I possibly can from the County Rally, County Competitions and further afield to South West Area Weekends. Please feel free to contact me on any queries you may have I am happy to help.
County Junior Vice Chairman
Hermitage and Hillfield was my first Dorset YFC Club that I joined back in 2014. In 2016 I moved to Puddletown YFC. The positions I have held within Puddletown YFC has been the Safeguarding Officer which is a role I continue to carry out as well as just stepping down from the Puddletown Chairman. I enjoy attending all the Dorset YFC Activities as well as being a Team Leader at the South West Area Activities Weekend which is open to members aged 10-18. I have also had the chance to organise and attend a Club Exchange. You can gain so much out of being a member for YFC and I have been lucky enough to make many friends within Puddletown YFC, South West Area and Nationals. I have recently taken on the role of the Dorset Young Farmers Rally & Show Committee Chairman which we are going to host for the very first time next year.
Janet has kindly been our County Treasurer for many years now and has helped with our Accounts and any financial advise at our County Executive Meetings. Janet currently works for The Old Mill and is a great asset to the Dorset YFC.