First District Supervisor Lovingood Creating a New Youth Advisory Council

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By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– Supervisor Robert A. Lovingood is seeking high school students interested in serving on the new First District Youth Advisory Council.

Council participants will help Supervisor Lovingood and his staff identify issues that are important to young people in the First District. Participation on the council also gives students an opportunity to become involved in their communities and learn about County Government. The First District Youth Advisory Council will also participate in local volunteer activities and events.

Applications for the Youth Advisory Council are now available for the 2014-15 school year. All high school students in the First District are eligible to apply. The Youth Advisory Council will meet seven times beginning in November on the 2nd Thursday of the month in Victorville. The final meeting will take place at a Board of Supervisor’s meeting in San Bernardino in June 2015. Students must provide their own transportation to and from meetings. Students serving on the council may not miss more than two meetings, must have the consent of a parent to participate, maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher and have a keen interest in community and government.  

Applications must be submitted by Oct. 10, 2014. For more information or to apply, contact Susan Drake at (760) 995-8100 or email susan.drake@bos.sbcounty.gov.

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