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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
  • 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 Centre,  145 Lincoln St.
Chair: Owen Gallagher
Staff Liaison: To be determined, 905-735-1700 ext. 4012
ABC Contact: To be determined, 905-735-1700 ext. 4012
Members and Term(s):

Unless otherwise noted, term is one year.

Mayor Frank Campion (term:  December 1, 2018 to November 14, 2022), Ayden Durco, Owen Gallagher, Cassidy West, Krish Patel, Avery Turner, Emily Hamann, Damon Stachura, Camille Peddle, Alex Zhuang, Kaitlin Ives, Micheal Abdelmaksoud, Ella Boon, Alissa Plopp.

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: February 4, 2021