Youth Action Council

Description and Purpose:
Exceptional Lewisville teens will serve on the City of Lewisville’s Teen Action Council. As part of the Council, these young service leaders advise Council on youth related issues; assist with special projects and events; research, assess and evaluate existing youth and community programs; design and plan new youth events and activities to encourage youth involvement in the community, serve as ambassadors for, and inspire other young people by completing service projects and sharing their stories.

  • Advise while learning about approaches for engaging youth in community service.
  • Partner with like-minded youth with unique perspectives.
  • Act as a youth service ambassador in Lewisville by participating in and doing outreach around teen initiatives.
  • Work with government and business leaders in Economic Development to develop skills needed for entrepreneurial initiatives. 


  • Participate in monthly meetings during the 9-month term (September 2017 - May 2018)
  • Inspire other young people to get involved in the community
  • Demonstrate leadership in school and/or community activities
  • Express an interest in learning more about their community
  • Be a resident of Lewisville
  • Be open-minded and willing to work with their peers
  • Be a high school student in grades 10-12 (Age 15-18 as of September 1, 2017)
  • Commit to a term from September 2017 - May 2018


Application [PDF]

Applications are due by May 26, 2017 and should be sent via email to Melinda Galler at