Youth Action Council

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Description and Purpose:

Exceptional Lewisville teens will serve on the City of Lewisville’s Youth 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.

Benefits:

  • 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. 

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in monthly meetings during the 9-month term (September 2018 - May 2019)
  • Inspire other young people to get involved in the community

Eligibility:

  • 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, 2018) and submit an application by Thursday, May 31, 2018.
  • Commit to a term from September 2018 - May 2019

Questions about the Youth Action Council?  Contact Melinda Galler at mgaller@cityoflewisville.com.

Meeting Dates:

Monday, Aug. 20: Reception and Swearing In at Council Meeting
Wednesday, Sept. 12: General Overview of City Programs/Activities
Tuesday, Oct. 10: Hike and Kayak at LLELA
Tuesday, Nov. 14: Economic Development Tour
Wednesday, Dec. 18: Christmas Party/Old Town Tour
Wednesday, Jan. 9: Makerspace at Public Library
Saturday, Feb. 23 and Sunday, Feb.: TML Youth Summit in  Fort Worth
Wednesday, March 20: Fire Arms and Driving Simulator, Fire and EM Drills
Monday, April 8: Joint Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 19: Water Plant and Waste Water Treatment Plant Tours

2018-19 Youth action council
school
grade
Aslam, Aisha Herbron
11th
Behram, Yasmin LHS
12th
Brewer, Wesley
LHS
12th
Ehirindu, Cecil LHS
12th
Haythorn, Zachary
LHS
12th
Hernandez, Jacqueline LHS
12th
Hernandez, Jacqueline LHS
12th
Hicks, Lauren  Home School
12th
Hniang, Par LHS
12th
Irwin, Ashley  Home School
11th
Jackman, Jordan
LHS
12th

Jaegers, Madison

LHS
12th

Jiang, Justin

Hebron
12th

Jimenez, Matthew

LHS
12th
Johnson, Ashlee
LHS
11th
Mata, Ariana
LHS
12th

Pacatte, Liberty

LHS
11th
Rios, Kayla
LHS
11th
Rodriguez, Jose
LHS
12th
Srinivasan, Adith Home School
11th
White, Brooke
LHS
12th
Wright, Janelle
Coram Deo Academy
10th