The Board of Trustees of the National Junior Horticultural Foundation, Inc. (NJHF), is the governing body of the National Junior Horticultural Association. Included on the foundation board are representatives of horticulturally related corporations and associations, land-grant universities, the Cooperative Extension Service, FFA, and youth officers.
The Foundation board appoints personnel to coordinate NJHA programs -- national program chairperson, national vice program chairperson, adult advisor, and executive secretary.
The youth officer team consists of several regional directors, secretary, vice president, president, and past president (who is not elected). Every state represented at convention has youth coordinators that act as the communications link between delegates and the national officer team and assist their state leader.