About Us

The Indian River County Youth Livestock and Horticulture Inc is a Florida registered Not for Profit Corporation that is recognized as tax exempt by IRS code 501 (c) 3. 

Formed in July 2017 the aim and purpose of the Indian River County Youth Livestock and Horticulture Inc is to promote and encourage the work of 4-H Clubs, Future Farmers of America, and adult leaders of Indian River County in promoting any phase of the agriculture industry.        


1. To promote Livestock, horticulture and the agriculture industry in the community, involving youth, and members of their families and community.  

2. To teach youth fundamentals and professionalism of animal husbandry and business.  

3. To plan and host successful local livestock and horticulture shows highlighting the youth of Indian River County.  

4. The main emphasis will not be on profit, but the project as a learning tool to build and develop respectable and responsible young adults with marketable skills.   

IRCYLH is a member based non-profit. Membership is open to any individuals 21 and over who live or work in Indian River County and share the mission and goals of IRCYLH. 

Members annually elect the Board of Directors, Committee Chairs and Committees that will head the running of the annual fair time show and auction. 

Our Executive Committee for 2019-20:

David Flynt - President

Brian Bender - Vice President

Lisa Bailey - Secretary  

Treasurer - Amanda Richardson

Wesley Davis Officer

Steve Graul Officer

Susan Adams Officer 

Show and Auction Directors

Barn Director Scott Russell

Species Directors

-  Kevin Peavy - Swine

- Kaleigh Patteson - Cattle

- Maryanne Bender - Horticulture

- Christina Arce  - Goats

- Laura Goodger - Rabbit/Cavy

- Ashley Flood- Poultry

Leah Flynt - Sponsorship Director

Kim English - Buyers Appreciation Director

PJ Pastor - Auction Night and Harvest Director

Beth Stabe - Special Events Director

Amanda Mace - Educational Events Director

Dave Bailey - Clerk of the Auction 

Michelle Hamson - Record Books Committee Director

Directors at Large:

Tiffany Tripson

Michelle Lawless

Kristin Goldberg

James Ooley

Kelly Greene