AGM LAUNCHES THE YFC YEAR

Photograph of the Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire YFC representatives being presented with the Western Mail Trophy by Mr Geraint Lloyd, Wales YFC President


Photograph of Ceredigion YFC representatives being presented with the Beynon Thomas Trophy by Mr Geraint Lloyd, Wales YFC President for the most points in the junior member’s programme of work.


Photograph of Brecknock YFC representatives being presented with the NFU Cymru trophy for the highest increase in membership by Mr Hedd Pugh, representing NFU Cymru and Mr Geraint Lloyd, Wales YFC President.



YFC members from across Wales travelled to Aberystwyth to attend the Federations recent Annual General Meeting. As well as the AGM, the weekend played host to a number of the Federation’s steering groups, Council meeting and the inaugural Chairman’s Ball.


During the AGM the winners of various YFC awards were announced. Members from the Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire YFC Federations had reason to celebrate after winning the Western Mail Trophy after they scored the highest number of points in all Wales YFC programmes of work throughout the year. Ceredigion also took home the Beynon Thomas trophy for the highest points scored by junior members in Wales YFC programmes of work. The NFU Cymru trophy for the county with the largest increase in membership was awarded to the Brecknock Federation with an increase of 10%.


Members also elected a number of officials for the forthcoming year at the meeting with BBC Radio Cymru Presenter, Geraint Lloyd elected as the Wales YFC president for his second term in office, Dafydd Jones, Meirionnydd YFC, was elected as Chairman and Katie Davies, Pembrokeshire YFC as Vice Chairman for the forthcoming YFC year.


At the steering group meetings, along with Council members discussed their programmes of work for the forthcoming year. New sub-committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen were also elected to take charge of Wales YFC’s committees for the next twelve months.


2018 / 2019 Wales YFC Officers


Wales YFC President Geraint Lloyd, Ceredigion
Wales YFC Chairman Dafydd Jones, Meirionnydd
Wales YFC Vice-Chairman Katie Davies, Pembrokeshire
Competitions Chairman Elen Williams, Glamorgan
Competitions Vice-Chairman Erica Swan, Clwyd
Rural Affairs Chairman Hefin Evans, Carmarthenshire
Rural Affairs Vice-Chairman Lee Pritchard, Glamorgan
Events & Marketing Chairman Carys Jones, Carmarthenshire
Events & Marketing Vice-Chairman Aled Thomas, Pembrokeshire
International Chairman Angharad Edwards, Pembrokeshire
International Vice-Chairman Rhiannon Davies, Ceredigion
Youth Forum Chairman Alaw Mair Jones, Ceredigion
Youth Forum Vice-Chairman Sioned Phillips, Pembrokeshire