Founded in 2002, the Youth Advisory Board advises the Louisville City Council on issues affecting the youth within Louisville. The Board consists of Louisville residents in grades 6-12.

Youth who are interested in local government, community issues and volunteering are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Youth Advisory Board. Applicants must Louisville Residents in the 6th-12th grade and must be available the 1st Thursday night of each month as well as 2-4 hours additional per month. 

Mission Statement: The Louisville Youth Advisory Board serves as a link between the City Council and the youth of Louisville to identify issues pertaining to youth, communicate the concerns of youth, and suggest possible City Council action to be taken. The Board seeks a diverse group of applicants in order to best represent the youth of the community. Through monthly volunteer projects, the board encourages youth involvement.

Louisville youth in grades 6-12 are encouraged to apply for a seat on the Youth Advisory Board. Learn about local government and have your voice heard.

2018-2020 Term Application

The members of the 2003-2004 Board created the 
"Have You Given Your Hour" Volunteer Campaign.

Requirements: Advisory Board Members must be Louisville residents who will be in the 6th-12th grade during the current school year. Applications are due at the end of the summer and interviews are held in September. Currently term is two school years.

The Board meets the first Thursday of every month at 6:30 PM, during the school year, at the Louisville Library, 951 Spruce Street, or the Recreation Center, 900 West Via Appia. Agendas for each meeting are posted in the foyer of City Hall, at the Library, at the Police Department/Municipal Court Building, at the Recreation Center, and on this site the Friday prior to each meeting.

Youth Advisory Board Members: 

  • Megan Beasley
  • Taitum Berryhill
  • Caelis Hanna
  • Teddy Hart
  • Riley MacQueen
  • Kaylix McClure
  • Riley Miller
  • Addison Nakari
  • Langley Nakari
  • Brooke Newell
  • Kaelan Norgard
  • Hayley Obremski
  • Logan Pius
  • Courtney Schumann
  • Ainsley Smith
  • Kendall Weideman


Mandy Perera, Recreation Staff Liaison, 303.335.4902
Jessica Hilbun Schwartz, Library Staff Liaison, 303.335.4844
Jay Keany, City Council Liaison, 720.280.4805

How do I contact the Youth Advisory Board? If you’re interested in contacting the Board to ask a question or provide public comment regarding an issue, please send an email to the recreation staff liaison or call 303.335.4902 or send an email to the library staff liaison or call 303.335.4844. Board members also receive mail at City Hall, 749 Main Street. Please be sure to include Youth Advisory Board on the envelope.The staff liaison will include any questions or comments in the public meeting packet. Please note that any information submitted to the Board is available for public review under the Colorado Open Records Act.

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