Youth Council



PURPOSE:

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o involve youth in local government, increase volunteerism among youth in civic affairs, increase communication with youth in the community, involve youth in planning youth activities in Covington, and to serve as an advisory body to the City Council on matters dealing with youth in the community.

VISION:
To cultivate an engaged, authentic, community of youth.

MISSION:
Providing teens in Covington and neighboring suburbs opportunities and resources to flourish civically, socially, and academically. Creating a vibrant, trend-setting community with safe spaces where youth can become well-rounded individuals.

GOALS:
Cultivate an understanding between youth and adults
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Create, support, and sustain a safe vibrant teen culture.
Provide and advertise opportunities for teens to serve and socialize in the community.
Encourage teens to plan for high school and beyond.


INFO:
MEETINGS: Third Tuesday of Each Month, 6:30 p.m.
TERMS: Expire upon graduation from high school.
STAFF CONTACT: Jaquelyn Ball, jball@covingtonwa.gov, 253.480.2812
LINKS: Agendas and Minutes


POSITIONS:
ADULT POS. 1 (exp. 2/28/2023) - Chuck Ijadi
ADULT POS. 2 (exp. 2/28/2022) - Chele Dimmett
POS. 1 (exp. 6/30/2023)
- Fatima Ali
POS. 2 (exp. 6/30/2022)
- Elizabeth Ramirez
POS. 3 (exp. 6/30/2023)
Amelia Bossom
POS. 4 (exp. 6/30/2023)
Naomi Kuria
POS. 5 (exp. 6/30/2024) - Catey Lantz
POS. 6 (exp. 6/30/2022)  - Fredy Castillo Gonzalez
POS. 7 (exp. 6/30/2024) -  Joshua Nielsen
POS. 8 (exp. 6/30/2023 ) - Geraldine Garces
POS. 9 (exp. 6/30/2023) - Michelle Makhija
POS. 10 (exp.) - Vacant
POS. 11 (exp.) - Vacant


DETAILS:
Youth Council members are between the ages of 15 and 18 at the time of selection and reside or attend school within the City of Covington or a three-mile radius of city limits. Selected Youth Council members shall each serve for a term that expires upon graduation from high school. There are also two adult leader positions that serve two year terms.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR THE COVINGTON YOUTH COUNCIL
*Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD/PRINT THE YOUTH COUNCIL ADULT LEADER APPLICATION