Youth Action Council

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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.

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 2017 - May 2018)
  • 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, 2017)
  • Commit to a term from September 2017 - May 2018

     

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

2017-18 Meeting Dates
Meetings held at 6:30 p.m., Lewisville Library, 1197 W. Main Street, Bennett Program Room


Wednesday, Sept. 20
Wednesday, Oct. 11 (changed due to Homecoming Parade)
Wednesday, Nov. 15
Wednesday, Dec. 20
Wednesday, Jan. 10
Wednesday, Feb. 21
Wednesday, March 21
Wednesday, April 18
Wednesday, May 16
Wednesday, June 6

2017-18 Youth action council
school
grade
Alvarez, Marissa LHS
12th
Carboy, McKenna Hebron 11th
Deal, Madyson
LHS
12th
Dockery, Cameron LHS
12th
Harish, Esha
LHS
12th
Hernandez, David LHS
12th
Hernandez, Jacqueline LHS
11th
Hniang, Par
LHS
11th
Irwin, Ashley
Harmon
10th
Jiang, Justin
Hebron
11th
Jimenez, Matthew
LHS
11th
Koko, Mya
Harmon
11th
 Kunke, Macy
LHS
12th
Lewis, Jasmine
LHS
12th
Lloyd, Gabriella
LHS
12th
Maldonado, Maya
LHS
12th
Marrone, Claire
LHS
12th
Rodriguez, Jose
LHS
11th
Shew, Tin
LHS
11th
Simplis, Kaylynn
LHS
12th
Souza, Yasmin
LHS
12th
Srinivasan, Adith
Home School
10th
Sykes, Bradley
LHS
12th
Taylor, Endia
Harmon
10th
Tran, Michelle
LHS
12th