2017-2018 International Youth Advisory Board

2016-2017 IYAB members

Above: The 2016-2017 IYAB at last year’s Summit in Philadelphia, PA. The new members of IYAB will meet for the first time in-person at Summit 2017 in October.

Introducing the 2017-2018 International Youth Advisory Board! Thousands of youth serve with YVC each year, and these 21 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 2017-2018 International Youth Advisory Board:

  • Janelle Cook – Alpena, MI
  • Kaci Wilson – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Mia Upshaw – Baton Rouge, LA
  • Martina Min – Calgary, AB
  • Jessica Vu – Calgary, AB
  • Ian Gimino – Corvallis, OR
  • Katie Nelson – Corvallis, OR
  • Jessica Hovermale – Corvallis, OR
  • Avery Putnam – Danbury, CT
  • Maya Patel – Hampton Roads, VA
  • Paula-Ann Robertson – Hampton Roads, VA
  • Zoe Thompson – Kansas City, KS
  • Julia Slack – Kansas City, KS
  • Troy McClendon – Kansas City, KS
  • Ava Reese – Manhattan, KS
  • Samuel Parish – Muskogee, OK
  • Dante Diggs – Philadelphia, PA
  • Jessica Jiang – Philadelphia, PA
  • Lily Franey – Reading, PA
  • Payton Beaumier – Sioux City, NE
  • Leah Craig – St. Joseph, MO
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