Pembrokeshire YFC held its annual general meeting recently, back in person at The Pavilion on the County Showground, by kind permission of the Pembrokeshire Agricultural Society with representation from all 12 clubs.

Samuel Kurtz, a past member of Fishguard YFC was appointed as county chairman. He is Member of the Senedd for Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire and is looking forward to the busy year ahead. He took over the reins from retiring county chairman, Miss Tania Hancock of Keyston YFC.

Elected as county vice-chairman was Carys Phillips, a primary school teacher and an active member of Llysyfran YFC.

Gaynor Hancock from Keyston YFC, took on the role of county president, following in the footsteps of Eirlys Davies from Hermon YFC.

Elected as president-elect was Delme Harries Llysyfran YFC. County vice-presidents for the forthcoming year are Haydn Davies, Fishguard; Roger Mathias, Keyston; Richard James, Llysyfran; Karen Jones, Llawhaden; Dylan Williams, Clunderwen and Nick Williams, Tiers Cross.

Numerous results were announced during the meeting – Llysyfran YFC won the E R Phillips Trophy for community and charity work, and they were also awarded the Josiah George trophy for club records, with Keyston YFC winning the Bill Black Trophy for increase in membership and attendance at county meetings.

Morgan Evans, Fishguard YFC was awarded the Wayne Mathias Memorial Award for his dedication to the movement.

Llysyfran YFC celebrated further success winning the overall Welsh and English Championship trophies.

The County 100+ club draw was made during the meeting. If you would like to show your support by being a part of the 100+ club for only £10 a year, please get in touch with the county YFC office.

The movement and its members are looking forward to a new YFC year, recovering from the Covid pandemic, and continues to support the development and training of young people within Pembrokeshire along with supporting local charities and rural communities.

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