A group of YLF 2016 delegates take a selfie at the Ohio Statehouse.

Become a Delegate

Interested in joining YLF as a delegate?

To be eligible for the Youth Leadership Forum, students must:

(a) have a disability

(b) be in the 11th or 12th grade as of the December before YLF

(c) have demonstrated leadership potential in school and the community

(d) reside in Ohio

Student applicants must mail a completed application packet to the Governor’s Council staff office – postmarked no later than March 31. Applicants will receive an email confirming that their application materials were received. Please include an email contact if you have one.

Download our 2018 Delegate Application here.