4-H Ontario

Meet the President

John den Haan

Brad Found

President, Ontario 4-H Council Board of Directors

Brad Found was a 4-H member in Durham East 4-H Association for 13 years and has been a leader and volunteer for the past 15 years since he graduated as a member. During his time as a member he completed over 50 projects including sheep, field crops, farm machinery, and various life skills projects.

Brad brings a strong background of experience in parliamentary procedure and effective board procedures, as well as knowledge of finance from being the Chair of the Ontario 4-H Council Board Finance Committee since 2015. He is excited to bring this, as well as his current experience with the Ontario 4-H Council Board (including his role as Vice-President) to his newly elected role of Ontario 4-H Council President, where he will be able to help in continuing to move 4-H forward.

Past Board Experience

  • Ontario 4-H Council Vice-President from March 2015-March 2017
  • Served as a Director at Large during second year on the Board
  • Member of local 4-H Association Board holding past positions of Vice President, President, Association Representative (AR) and currently holding positions as President and AR
  • Active member of Durham East Junior Farmers, holding all board positions
  • Held Provincial Director role from 2001-2009 on the Junior Farmers Association of Ontario (JFAO)
  • Member of JFAO Provincial Executive from 2005-2009
  • Held positions including Director of Marketing (2005-2007), Director of Finance (2007), President (2008)

Past Volunteer Experience

  • Active member of the Orono Agricultural Society, currently Past President of the Board
  • Member of Durham Regional Federation of Agriculture, currently Policy Advisory Council member
  • Go For The Gold Coach of Durham East 4-H Association (Regional and Provincial competitions)