Name of Board/Commission Youth Advisory Council
Date 03/21/2017
Authority for Creation The City Council unanimously approved establishing the Youth Council at its meeting on March 6, 1989.
Purpose/Function The purpose of the Council is to give the youth an opportunity to become more aware of local government, and become involved in the community by participating in community activities a minimum of 40 hours each year.
Method of Appointment The City Council, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, will appoint one student from each of the fourteen high schools in the system, and one student from six of the private schools, with membership open to all interested high school students.
Number of Members Twenty appointed positions, and an unlimited number of alternate positions
Terms of Office One year  
Meeting Date and Time Fourth Tuesday of each month - 5:30 p.m.
Chief Staff Person
Wanda Allen-Abraha
Human Relations Director
Telephone Number
Current Membership - Youth Advisory Council
School Represented  Name Race/Gender  Term Expiration
City Council Appointments
Calvary Baptist Hunter Dameworth WM  1 Annual
Calvary Baptist Wynter Guess BF  1 Annual
North Forsyth Nigel Tramber BF  1 Annual
North Forsyth Karla Galino-Martinez HF  1 Annual
Middle College Camryn Bounds-Hutchens WF  1 Annual
Winston-Salem Prep Keith Watson BM  1 Annual
Mount Tabor Matthew Powell BM  1 Annual
Salem Academy Jenna Barnes WF  1  Annual  
Salem Academy Lillian Giles WF  1 Annual
Walkertown High Logan Carter WM  1 Annual
Reagan High Christian Avy WM  1 Annual
Mt. Tabor High School Jaya Mishra AF  2 Annual  
Parkland High Kirsten Smith BF  3 Annual
Early College Isabella Rieco HF  3 Annual  
Bishop Robert Ganzert WM  3 Annual  
Avionna Burns BF  2 Annual  
Paisley Marc Bertoni WM  2 Annual
W-S Prep JaLisa Lumpkin BF  2 Annual
Kennedy High School Makiya Stewart BF  2 Annual
Kennedy High School Abdull Mosley BM  3 Annual
West Forsyth Natalia Ortiz HF  2 Annual  
Glenn High School Nuri Park AF  2 Annual
Reynolds High School
Campbell Turner WM  1 Annual  

*denotes student is serving as an alternate

(IF - Indian Female)
(FM - Filipino Male)
(WFF - White Filipino Female)
(AF - Asian Female)
(WPIF - White Pacific Islander Female)
(HF - Hispanic Female)
(WAF - White Arab Female)
(LIM - Lumbee Indian Male)

Special Notes:

1* = Serving more than 50% of an unexpired term (more than two years & one month of the term has been served).

0* = Serving less than 50% of an unexpired term (less than two years of the term has been served).


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