Name of Board/Commission Youth Advisory Council
Date 11/17/14
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
(336) 734-1226
Current Membership - Youth Advisory Council
School Represented  Name Race/Gender Expiration
City Council Appointments
Atkins Academic/Technology Devika Ghosh IF 06/15
Bishop McGuinness Nicholas Dioli WM 06/15
Bishop McGuinness Robert Ganzert* WM 06/15
Calvary Baptist Day School Ross Hickman WM 06/15
Calvary Baptist Day School   Logan Shortt  WM 06/15
Carver Dakota Pinckney BF 06/15
Early College of Forsyth Harley Jem Magno* AM 06/15
Early College of Forsyth   Isabella Rieco HF 06/15  
East Forsyth Andrew Lischke* WM 06/15
East Forsyth Victoria Rivera HF 06/15
Forsyth Country Day Bryan Christ WM 06/15
Forsyth Country Day   Sara Lane* WF 06/15  
Glenn Carolina Juanico-Cela HF 06/15
Glenn Kenhoor Saur* AM 06/15  
John F. Kennedy High School JaBrea Jackson*  BF  06/15  
John F. Kennedy High School
Abdull Mosley  BM 06/15  
Mount Tabor Oryn Swaso BM 06/15
North Forsyth Corrina Parriman* BF 06/15
Paisley David Herman* WM 06/15
Paisley Kirsten Smith BF 06/15
Parkland Quentin McCullough  BM 06/15  
Parkland Dalia Namak WAF 06/15
Zach Skillings WM 06/15  
Parkland Darian Thompson BM 06/15  
Reagan Anusha Doshi AF 06/15
Reagan Aditi Pilani* AF 06/15
Walkertown Ryan Carter WM 06/15
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Zamier Gillespie* BF 06/15
Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy Keyla Lewis-Fleming BF 06/15

*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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