Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee
Advisory committee or task force
The City of St. Catharines Mayor's Youth Advisory committee will provide a voice for the youth of St. Catharines, while advising council of important recreational and social issues concerning the City's younger population. The committee may also coordinate events for the youth of St. Catharines throughout the school year.
It is the vision of the committee to provide a communication link between the youth of St. Catharines and the City Council and to encourage facilities and programs that will enhance the quality of life for youth in our community while promoting sustainable youth development and involvement.
The Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee will:
Keep council informed of important matters affecting youth.
Occasionally host youth workshops/forums, conduct survey's to address concerns and needs that affect youth.
Act as a positive advocate for youth
Actively seek input from youth on important matters
Support events created by the council that relate to the mandate.
Provide leadership experience for youth
Help enhance the image of youth in the City. Actively promote the recruitment of new members in order to ensure the longevity of the committee.
Membership is open to citizens who reside in the City of St. Catharines and who are between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age.
Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee Information Session Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:30 - 6:30 pm. For more information click here.
The committee will approve by motion those matters that it wishes to advise City Council. A resolution will be adopted on a motion, carried by a simple majority vote. A quorum will be required. A quorum consists of a minimum of 50 per cent plus one of the voting members of the council.
Members shall observe all corporate policies of the City of St. Catharines with respect to the Code of Conduct and Harassment policies and make every effort to attend all meetings
- Coun. Len Stack
- Zan Dominick (Chair)
- Vincent Attallah (Vice Chair)
- Emily Vancise (Public Relations Director)
- Evan Vasallo (Treasurer)
- Allison Fehrman (Secretary)
- Jielin Liu
- Gure A. Gure
- Anthony Hou
- Zainab Awad
- Michael Dover
- Andrew Park
- Sarah Quan
- Bipasha Sen
- Elizabeth Martin
- Jenn McPherson
- Faye Campbell
- Patrick Norris
- Kelsey Rodgers
- Anna Arciszewska
- Kate Dempsey
- Lori Mambella (Staff Liaison)
Meeting Schedule & Location(s)
The MYAC is currently on summer hiatus and will resume regular meetings in the Fall. A new meeting schedule will be posted in September 2012.
For more information please contact (905) 688-5601 ext. 1556 or email email@example.com