2016-2017 International Youth Advisory Board

IYAB at Summit 2015 (13)_web

The 2015-2016 IYAB at last year’s Summit. The new term of IYAB will meet for the first time in-person at Summit 2016 in October.


Introducing the 2016-2017 International Youth Advisory Board! Thousands of youth serve with YVC each year, and these 23 youth represent each of them. They focus on providing input on all aspects of YVC programming on an international level while also bringing new ideas back to their local YVC programs.

The application process was very competitive this year, so we are excited to announce the following youth as the 2016-2017 International Youth Advisory Board:

  • Payton Beaumier – Sioux City, IA
  • Kailyn Brown – Charleston, SC
  • Sammie Buschman – Cedar City, UT
  • Katie Dotson – St. Joseph, MO
  • Ian Gimino – Corvallis, OR
  • Samantha Hamil – Muskogee, OK
  • Mason Jackson – Manhattan, KS
  • Laura Jarriel – Anderson, SC
  • Brandi Manning – Alpena, MI
  • Martina Min – Calgary, AB
  • Katie Nelson – Corvallis, OR
  • Korrine Nelson – Danbury, CT
  • Christian O’Neal – Alpena, MI
  • Kandace Peroramas – Calgary, AB
  • Elizabeth Potterf – Kansas City, MO
  • Zhaoying Qin – Des Moines, IA
  • Angelica Reyes-Garcias – Philadelphia, PA
  • Mila Serefko – Omaha, NE
  • Joana Shehu – Philadelphia, PA
  • Julia Slack – Kansas City, MO
  • Roman Vomacka – Calgary, AB
  • Alexandria Whitten – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Jenny Wu – Bay City, MI

Read more about each of these inspiring volunteers here.



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