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Join us for the Rocky Mountain Youth Summit - Feb. 23-24, 2018!

The Westminster Youth Advisory Panel will be coordinating and sponsoring a two-day Rocky Mountain Youth Leadership Summit for high school students.

Over two days, we will bring together up to 300 high school students from across the Denver-Metro area. The Rocky Mountain Youth Summit will provide a specialized program, speaker sessions and peer collaboration opportunities. Our mission is to teach students effective problem solving strategies, leadership skills and insights into community affairs. Our goal is to empower youth, build confidence and inspire young leaders to use their voices to impact their local communities.

The Westminster Youth Advisory Panel would like to invite any individual high school student, organization or youth group to join us for this landmark summit! 

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Looking to get involved in your community? Do you live in Westminster? Are you in high school? If you answered yes to these questions, then the Youth Advisory Panel is right for you!

Who are we?  The Youth Advisory Panel is made up of two or more representatives from local area high schools as well as "at large" members who are home schooled within our city.

What do we do?  Our purpose is to advise City Council and city staff members about matters that concern youth and teens in our city today. These matters include development of citywide community and/or neighborhood programs that address both the short- and long-term needs of Westminster's youth and teen population. In addition to advising city leaders, we give back to our community by taking part in monthly community service projects which consist of food and clothing drives and running city events, as well as other projects.

Where do we meet? Monthly meetings are held at Westminster City Hall, and community service projects are located at various locations within the city.

When do we meet?  The first Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. for meetings; community service times and days vary from month to month.  

Application: If you are interested in joining, please fill out a Youth Advisory Panel Application

Mikayla Martin -Chairperson

Ivan Mendoza -Vice-Chair

Paola Benitez -Secretary

Emma Robinson -PIO

Jack Schmidt -PIO

Andrew Graziano -Treasurer

Esmeralda Benitez -Representative

Joshua Flores -Representative

Brenna Giblin -Representative

Vivian Nguyen -Representative

Sandy Vang -Representative

Kenzie Vierra -Representative

Emma Graziano -Representative

Calista Nguyen -Representative

Paulina Semczuk -Representative

Claudia Semczuk -Representative

Abbie Robinson -Representative

Anthony Scerbo -Representative


Council Liaison: Herb Atchison


Staff Liaison: Joe LeDuc


Staff Liaison: Cindy McDonald