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Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council

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Official Name of ABC: Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council 2016/17
Short name of ABC: MYAC
Purpose:
  • To keep Council informed of important matters affecting youth.
  • To act as a positive advocate for youth.
  • To seek input from youth on important matters affecting youth via surveys, forums and workshops and to address these issues through presentations to City Council, events or initiatives.
  • To support events created by the Council that relate to the mandate.
  • To provide leadership experience for youth.
  • To help enhance the image of youth in the City of Welland.
Mandate/Terms of Reference: Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council Terms of Reference.
Meeting Information: Schedule: Typically the 1st Wednesday of each month from September through June. 
Meeting Time: 4:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Welland Community Wellness Complex,  145 Lincoln St.
Chair: Vani Sharma
Staff Liaison: Sarah Ane, 905-735-1700 ext. 4012, sarah.ane@welland.ca
ABC Contact: Sarah Ane, 905-735-1700 ext. 4012, sarah.ane@welland.ca
Members and Term(s):

Unless otherwise noted, term is one year.

Mayor Frank Campion (term:  December 1, 2014 to November 30, 2018), Rachel DellaValle, Ayden Durco, Catherine Maltais, Vani Sharma, Owen Gallagher, Sydney Patten, Ethan Beres, Shelby Laing, Jackson Root, Sarah Egert, Leo Paraskevopoulos, Natalie Barrett, Cleah Fast, Dario Smagata.

Sub Committees: Please contact Committee for list of current sub committees.
Other Unique Data:
(member composition/ representation, etc.)
All youth interested in becoming involved must complete the application process annually with the exception of the Executive members; the outgoing Council will vote in the next year' s executive membership at the last regular meeting of the year. Committee meets October through June, but may have a special event planning meeting in the summer.
Date Last Revised: October 19, 2016