The California Pork Producers Association Junior Director Program provides an opportunity for junior members to develop relationships with member and industry stakeholders.

The program is designed to expand upon young people’s knowledge of the pork industry, further develop one’s verbal and written communication skills, while providing the opportunity to serve in a leadership role. The successful candidate(s) will gain valuable experience and develop long-lasting relationships with industry stakeholders. The objective of the program is to provide the opportunity for a qualified group of young individuals to become better acquainted with the swine industry, improve their communication and leadership skills, while promoting the California Pork Producers Association mission to industry stakeholders and the pork sector to consumers.

Deadline to apply: July 15, 2023


This year the application will be done on Google Docs. With your application questions, please be prepared to submit transcripts, a one-page essay, letter of recommendation, and photo of yourself. Candidates will be interviewed in-person, in conjunction with the CYAE show in Tulare. 

If selected, you will be required to submit a medical release form to the program director. Click here to download the medical release form.