Mayor's Youth Advisory Commission

Commission Overview

MYACThe purpose of the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Commission is to involve youth participation in city government as stated in the Children, Youth, and Family Master Plan resolution that the City Council adopted in March 2009.

The goal is to create opportunities for meaningful youth involvement, to develop citizenship skills in Durango’s youth, foster greater understanding of their concerns and contributions, and encourage greater youth participation in community issues. If you have a question or a comment for this commission, please fill out this form.

At a Glance

SpecificationsDetails
Established byResolution R-2010-22
Number on BoardNine members
Length of TermOne year
City Council LiaisonMayor Dean Brookie
Regular Meeting TimeFirst Monday of the month, 3:30-4:30 am
Regular Meeting LocationSmith Chambers at City Hall

Work Sessions

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Commission also holds regular work sessions every third Monday at 3:30 pm at the Durango Public Library.

Current Members

NameAppointedTerm ExpiresTerm #
Joe Arnwine
Sept. 2019May 20201
Mia Clevano
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Owen Eicher
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Kian Edmondson
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Jacob Genualdi - Co-ChairSept. 2019
May 2020
1
Bryan Gnehm
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Carson Matz
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Lauren Park
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Thomas Pope
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Jade Pruett - Co-ChairSept. 2019
May 2020
1
Saylor Stottlemyer - SecretarySept. 2019
May 2020
1
Kaylan Wait
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Ruby Ward
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Jack WhistlerSept. 2019
May 2020
1
Alaina Wray
Sept. 2019
May 2020
1
Ben Florine, Staff Liaison
N/AN/AN/A
Dale Garland, Durango High School, Ex-OfficioN/AN/AN/A
Melissa Youssef, City Council Liaison N/AN/AN/A